Global Patent Group is a fully integrated patent law firm with a focus on life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. The firm is virtual using cloud-based networking capabilities, eliminating commuting and allowing employees to reside in the city of their choice. There is no work origination or business development requirement in this position.
We are seeking a patent attorney (Independent Contractor) in the biopharmaceutical space. We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions. We also welcome on-ramp candidates who want to return to the workforce. The position offers competitive compensation, a flexible work schedule, and top-tier organizational resources.
The position requires deep familiarity with cellular and molecular biology, and we prefer an advanced scientific degree in immunology, cellular/molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or related field. We also prefer at least 5 years of experience as a registered patent agent/patent attorney in biotech/pharma patent prosecution, with a focus on protein and cellular drug products, e.g., drafting and prosecution of patent applications; searching and analysis for patentability, infringement, and FTO; and IP project management. Strong candidates will have demonstrated scientific expertise, persuasive writing skills, and a deep knowledge of best practices in patent prosecution for drug products. Candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and have current state bar membership. A good fit will have strong client service ethics and professional accountability, the ability to work in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence, and have good interpersonal and communication skills.
Principals only / no recruiters.
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Please include a current resume or c.v., which should include your USPTO registration number, state bar registration number(s), employment history, and list of universities attended and degrees earned. Please also include a cover letter, and writing samples including at least one patent application and at least one substantive office action response.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Remote; Burbank, California