Duane Morris is seeking an early mid-level (2-5 year) biotech patent prosecution, opinion and counseling associate or experienced patent agent/technical specialist, for its New York City/San Diego office. Candidates must be licensed to practice before the USPTO as well as be a registered U.S. Patent Attorney licensed in New York/California, and admission to one or more U.S. federal courts is advantageous. The successful candidate will have experience in practicing before the USPTO that is commensurate with the candidate’s years in practice. The candidate, in addition to bar admissions and experience in practicing before the USPTO, must have been awarded a Juris Doctor from an accredited U.S. law school, and also hold an advanced degree (i.e., Ph.D.) from an accredited institution, in biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology or microbiology. An appreciation of organic chemistry and bioinformatics is advantageous. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has an immediate opening in our Alexandria or Washington, DC office for an associate with 4+ years of experience and a degree in biotechnology. Ph.D. is required. Clerkship is a plus. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, client counseling, researching and drafting litigation documents, post-grant review documents and opinion letters, as well as patent portfolio analysis and some prosecution of biotechnology patent applications. Associate candidates must be admitted in Virginia or Washington, DC, with registration to practice before the USPTO strongly preferred.
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC (HFZ), a boutique law firm located in downtown Chicago, is looking for local patent attorneys with 1-5 years’ experience to join our patent prosecution team. HFZ represents clients in a wide variety of industries and technologies including the automotive, aerospace, electronics, software, Internet, e-commerce, wireless and cloud technology sectors, artificial intelligence and machine learning, biomedical instrumentation and consumer goods, process technologies and digital signal processing industries, media and process control technologies, amongst others. This full-time position has a billable hour requirement of 1850 hours with a year-end bonus potential.
Knobbe Martens provides an opportunity for engineers and scientists to further their professional growth and career development in exciting, challenging ways. Put your technical degree to work on issues involving science, technology, and the law. The candidate will assist with the successful procurement of patent protection for innovative technologies, evaluate the designs of new products, and assist with the evaluation of competitor products.
Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a patent agent or associate with 2+ years of patent prosecution experience to assist in prosecution, IP diligence, IP-transfer commercial transactions, and strategic IP business counseling. A graduate degree in a biological science is required, and a PhD is preferred. Strong academic credentials and excellent references are preferred. Preference for a degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, or genetics. Admission to the patent bar is required. A strong entrepreneurial spirit is preferred.
Gurr Brande & Spendlove, PLLC, a small law firm, is seeking a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to work in St. George, Utah. An ideal attorney candidate will have 2-3 years of patent prosecution experience. Candidates will be expected to be self-starters capable of managing patent prosecution as well as helping with an active litigation caseload under supervision of the firm's four partners. Exceptional writing, analytical skills, attention to detail, and professionalism are mandatory characteristics of a qualified candidate for this position. GBS manages a diverse caseload including work in the mechanical, electrical, chemical, and other fields, with a particular expertise in medical and consumer products. GBS also represents clients in IP litigation, including both plaintiff and defense representation in patent, trademark and copyright cases. Therefore, the Ideal candidate will have experience in prosecution and litigation, although the main duties of this candidate will be patent prosecution. Familiarity with Inter Partes Review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) is preferred, but not required.
Duane Morris is seeking an early mid-level (2-5 year) biotech patent prosecution, opinion and counseling associate, for its New York City/San Diego office. Candidates must be licensed to practice before the USPTO as well as be a registered US Patent Attorney licensed in New York/California, and admission to one or more US Federal Courts is advantageous. The successful candidate will have experience in practicing before the USPTO that is commensurate with the candidate’s years in practice. The candidate, in addition to bar admissions and experience in practicing before the USPTO, must have been awarded a Juris Doctor from an accredited US Law School, and also hold an advanced degree (i.e., PhD), from an accredited institution, in biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, or microbiology, and an appreciation of organic chemistry and bioinformatics is advantageous. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V
McKee Voorhees and Sease, a boutique IP firm established in 1924 serving global clients at the intersection of science and law, seeks an experienced IP Attorney to join the firm in the Chemical and Biotechnology practice group.
Aurora Consulting LLC is looking for a patent agent to help with portfolio management, growth initiatives, content development, and business administration.
Pivot Bio is seeking a Intellectual Property Counsel to manage and develop IP arising from Pivot Bio’s third-party collaborations. Combining a strong background in patent law with an ability to evaluate and understand IP rights under collaboration agreements, this role will synthesize disparate information sources into IP portfolio development. Working cross functionally, the incumbent will support technical and collaboration management teams to identify and ensure IP filings and rights are correctly apportioned between Pivot Bio and its third-party collaborators. This position will also play an important role in helping the company leverage its third-party collaborations to develop internal and in-licensed IP arising for work and discoveries made as a result of the company’s third-party collaborations. The incumbent will be adept at evaluating new inventions, especially in the context where multi-party rights to IP are likely to exist.
Cantor Colburn LLP, a large law firm, is seeking a patent attorney in biotechnology.The successful candidate will have at least 3 years and preferably 3 – 6 years of experience with the preparation and prosecution of biotech-related patent applications as well as patentability, state-of-the-art, infringement, validity search and analyses, and opinion work. An advanced degree or equivalent experience in biochemistry, immunology, cell/molecular biology, biotechnology, and/or life sciences is required. Ph.D. candidates preferred.
United IP Counselors, LLC, a small law firm, is seeking a Chemical/Bio-Tech Patent Agent to work in Washington, DC.
Lathrop GPM is seeking a patent agent to work in their Boston, MA offices. Previous experience with patent prosecution, office actions and working in a fast paced law firm environment is preferred. This position offers extensive professional development and mentor support in a team culture. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and communication skills, practical critical-thinking skills, and the desire and ability to work across various technologies.
Clark+Elbing LLP is seeking Patent Attorneys in the fields of biology and chemistry. Candidates for the position of Patent Attorney must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field along with a J.D. with both a Bar Admission (MA desirable) and a USPTO admission. Candidates must also have a few years (3+) of experience in patent drafting and patent prosecution.
Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP is a growing San Francisco Bay Area patent law firm with over 25 registered patent practitioners and a diverse client base. We are seeking patent attorneys, agents, engineers and scientists with at least two 2 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution. Applicants should have a background in computer science or electrical engineering, or have a graduate degree in physics. We are particularly interested in practitioners with a knowledge of wireless digital communication, ML/AI, optical device/semiconductor processing and/or chip design such as microprocessor architecture. We are seeking motivated applicants who want a full-time position and full workload. We offer a percentage-based compensation plan that generously rewards hard-working practitioners while providing flexibility to maintain a reasonable work/life balance. We have a supportive and friendly work environment and a highly-trained support staff. Our main office is in Oakland, CA, near the 12th Street BART station. Our new Silicon Valley office is in Menlo Park, CA. Remote work arrangements are available.
McNeill Baur has multiple unique opportunities for patent attorneys or agents specializing in the fields of chemistry and biology. We are looking for one or more attorneys or agents with a least 5 years relevant experience in complex patent prosecution and/or patent counseling. Candidates with prior litigation experience are encouraged to apply.
ALG Intellectual Property, LLC is seeking a new patent law professional to join its firm. At ALG, we live and work where we want, set our own hours, and interact with diverse and sophisticated clients. We provide a very competitive production-based compensation structure, benefits, and excellent training. If you have patent preparation and prosecution experience as an attorney, patent agent, or patent engineer, strong technical and writing skills, and a commitment to preparing a quality work product, we want you to join us. A background in electrical/computer engineering, computer science, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, or physics is preferred, but not required.
PTC Therapeutics Inc, a large corporation, is seeking a Contractor, Patent Attorney/Patent Agent to work remotely.
WilmerHale, a large law firm, is seeking an intellectual property associate and senior associate for their offices in San Fransisco, Boston, Denver, New York, Palo Alto, or Washington DC.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt has an opening in its Portland, Seattle, or Mountain View office for a fulltime, licensed Biotechnology Patent Prosecution Associate/Agent in the Intellectual Property practice group. Ongoing, fully remote work could be considered for thisposition.