Patent Agent – Bioengineering – Law Firm – Remote

IPkey PLLC is a growing and agile patent law firm 100% focused on generating patent value for our clients. We’re a technology-augmented prosecution and strategy firm at our core, and we partner with world-class monetization and litigation counsel on a mission-by-mission basis.

The firm seeks an experienced Patent Agent to make an immediate impact with a high-growth biosystems client and to support our interdisciplinary team. We hope to establish a long-term relationship and will consider part-time and project-based candidates for this remote 1099 contractor role.


  • master our clients’ products, services, and patents
  • lead invention disclosure meetings and recommend filing strategies aligned with the clients' strategic goals
  • draft and prosecute utility patent applications primarily in relation to bioengineering technologies and also supporting our interdisciplinary team
  • prepare periodic portfolio overviews and docket reports our clients
  • instruct foreign associates and other law firms on prosecution tasks
  • formulate international patent strategies
  • counsel clients on portfolio and prosecution strategy
  • support marketing efforts, including pitches and client visits


  • USPTO Registration Number
  • degree(s) in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, biology, cell biology, molecular biology, microbiology, or similar
  • at least 5 years of experience as a patent agent in a law firm, in-house, or technology transfer role (at least 30 patent applications drafted)
  • familiarity with Bayh Dole Act disclosure, election, and filing requirements
  • a desire to develop your abilities through diverse responsibilities, mentorship, and technology
  • openness to utilizing patent prosecution and portfolio management technologies to write better patent applications and make better decisions

What We Offer:

We enable patent professionals to practice at their highest ability by providing interesting work, the latest patent prosecution technologies (including Rowan Patents), highly competent team support, autonomy commensurate with skill and experience, and above-market compensation.

Interested applicants: please email a resume, transcripts, and (3) non-confidential patent writing samples to

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Remote