Patent Agent/Attorney/Associate – Law Firm – DC, Boston, New York

ArentFox Schiff LLP is seeking a patent prosecution professional (patent agent, attorney, or associate) with two to six years of experience to join our highly-regarded team in our DC, NY or Boston office. A degree in Organic Chemistry or a related field, intellectual curiosity, excellent academic credentials and experience in drafting and prosecuting US and worldwide applications are required. Additional requirements include: strong organizational and writing skills and a desire to excel in a large law firm environment. This is a client-facing position in which the candidate will work directly with inventors and scientists, so strong oral communication skills are necessary. Adeptness with ChemDraw is a plus. The position comes with responsibility and independence, but also features appropriate training and oversight. Clients are chiefly in the pharma (brand and generic) and medical device fields. In addition to prosecution, the candidate will also assist partners with non-infringement, invalidity and freedom-to-operate opinions. Membership in the Patent Bar is required. ArentFox Schiff offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

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Please submit a resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) and a patent application writing sample.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: DC, Boston, New York