Patent Prosecution Associate/Of Counsel – Law Firm – New York, NY

Steptoe LLP, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a patent prosecution associate with at least 5+ years of biotechnology experience to join the Intellectual Property (“IP”) Group in our New York office. Duties include preparing and prosecuting patent applications, performing patent landscape, ​freedom-to-operate, noninfringement, and invalidity analysis, conducting IP due diligence, and mentoring junior patent agents. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal and writing skills, are required. An advanced degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, immunology, or pharmacology, is required as well as admission to the​Patent Bar admission.

Candidates must have strong interpersonal, communication, research, analysis, and writing skills, as well as a track record of academic and professional excellence. They should be prepared to assume significant responsibility in the management of their matters, and to take on a front-facing role with clients, opposing counsel, and the courts. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that offers training and mentorship. Expected Patent Prosecution Attorney salary is $345,000 to $415,000 depending on experience.

Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer

EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

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