Tech – Biotech – Patently-O https://patentlyo.com America's leading patent law blog Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP https://patentlyo.com/media/2014/01/mbhb-3b.gif https://www.mbhb.com/ 480 150 Intellectual Property Law Patent Scientist (Biotechnology) – Large Law Firm – San Diego, Calif. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/12/patent-scientist-biotechnology.html Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:53:18 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25563 Patent Scientist (Biotechnology) – Large Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

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.

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Each client brings novel and diverse technologies to our firm. Therefore, the candidate will learn about a variety of new technologies, learn to identify inventive features, learn to describe the inventions, and learn to convince the Patent Office to allow a patent for the technology. The position also requires a candidate to possess the ability to explain and describe new technologies in a way that is concise and descriptive.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Reviewing new client technologies to determine potentially patentable features.
  2. Writing patent applications with clarity and technical accuracy.
  3. Drafting persuasive responses to patent office rejections.
  4. Reviewing issued patents.

To be successful in this position the candidate must be a strong communicator, both written and oral. The candidate must be able to work independently, with a large amount of working freedom.

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Patent Scientist (Biotechnology) – Large Law Firm – San Diego, Calif.

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.

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I.P. Associate – Large Law Firm – Groton, Conn. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/associate-large-groton.html Fri, 30 Nov 2018 22:50:55 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25517 I.P. Associate – Large Law Firm – Groton, Conn.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP, a prominent national law firm with an IP Department of over 90 attorneys among its 650 attorneys nationwide, is seeking an Intellectual Property Associate in the Groton, CT office. This position requires an attorney with a minimum of two years of experience and a molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, or related degree. Qualified candidates should have patent prosecution experience, ideally licensed to practice before the USPTO, and can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and a diverse range of work, including analysis and opinion work, patent preparation and prosecution. Industry or postdoctoral experience is preferred. Admission to a state bar is required. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

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Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 90+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Charleston, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. Please visit our website at www.dinsmorecareers.com to view all Intellectual Property positions available.

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

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Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to dinsmore.legalrecruiting@dinsmore.com.

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I.P. Associate – Large Law Firm – Groton, Conn.

DINSMORE & SHOHL LLP, a prominent national law firm with an IP Department of over 90 attorneys among its 650 attorneys nationwide, is seeking an Intellectual Property Associate in the Groton, CT office. This position requires an attorney with a minimum of two years of experience and a molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, or related degree. Qualified candidates should have patent prosecution experience, ideally licensed to practice before the USPTO, and can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and a diverse range of work, including analysis and opinion work, patent preparation and prosecution. Industry or postdoctoral experience is preferred. Admission to a state bar is required. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

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I.P. Organic / Biomolecular Chem Junior Associate – Large Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/biomolecular-associate-philadelphia.html Thu, 29 Nov 2018 23:17:54 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25501 I.P. Organic / Biomolecular Chem Junior Associate – Large Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior associate with one to three years’ experience to join our Intellectual Property Practice in the Philadelphia office.

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Practice Description:
With nearly 200 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any full-service law firm in the world. We provide a range of IP services, including litigation at the district court, International Trade Commission, and appellate levels; patent preparation and prosecution; trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management; post-grant and other administrative proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); licensing, technology transfer and other transactions; and addressing IP issues in corporate transactions.

Job Requirements: 
Candidates must have patent prosecution experience preferably in the fields of life sciences or food science and will have a background in organic chemistry, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, or biomolecular chemistry. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Although not required, candidates with experience in patent diligence and technology transfer are desirable. Candidates must be registered with the U.S.

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I.P. Organic / Biomolecular Chem Junior Associate – Large Law Firm – Philadelphia, Pa.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior associate with one to three years’ experience to join our Intellectual Property Practice in the Philadelphia office.

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Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Westwood, Mass. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/patent-attorney-firm-westwood-mass.html Wed, 28 Nov 2018 00:45:25 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=20522 Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Westwood, Mass.

Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Westwood, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an EE or a CS degree with at least two years of industry experience preferred.  Firm attorneys work in a wide range of interesting technology areas for large and small corporate, institutional and individual clients.  Compensation and benefits competitive with Boston area. Near commuter rail and Wegman’s shopping plaza, free parking, business casual dress code.

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E-Mail resume to recruiting@dc-m.com or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee LLP, One University Ave, Suite 201B, Westwood, MA 02090.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Westwood, Massachusetts

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Patent Attorney – Law Firm – Westwood, Mass.

dalyDaly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located south of Boston in Westwood, MA, seeks a patent attorney having an EE or a CS degree with at least two years of industry experience preferred.  Firm attorneys work in a wide range of interesting technology areas for large and small corporate, institutional and individual clients.  Compensation and benefits competitive with Boston area. Near commuter rail and Wegman’s shopping plaza, free parking, business casual dress code.

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Experienced Patent Agent – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/experienced-flexible-location.html Sun, 18 Nov 2018 22:11:32 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25415 Experienced Patent Agent – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location

McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a life science and/or small molecule-focused patent agent with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Primary responsibilities will include drafting applications, responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and supporting the firm’s attorneys in the technical aspects of opinions.

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Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and capable of working independently. An advanced degree from a superior institution is strongly preferred. We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions. The successful candidate will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently. There is no work origination or business development requirement in this position.

This is a unique opportunity to work remotely on interesting and challenging matters, with a firm and attorneys that are nationally recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution, while maintaining desirable a life/work balance.

The firm offers a competitive salary, health insurance, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.

McNeill Baur has been ranked as a nationally recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years and also was recognized as the 2017 IP Firm to Watch by LMG Life Sciences.

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Experienced Patent Agent – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location

McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a life science and/or small molecule-focused patent agent with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Primary responsibilities will include drafting applications, responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and supporting the firm’s attorneys in the technical aspects of opinions.

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Associate / Counsel – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/associate-counsel-flexible-location.html Sun, 18 Nov 2018 22:08:31 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25413 Associate / Counsel – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location

McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a patent associate or counsel specializing in life science patent preparation and prosecution with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Experience with small molecules is preferred. Primary responsibilities will include drafting applications, preparing responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and preparing opinions, and other counseling projects.

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Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO and capable of working independently. An advanced degree from a superior institution is strongly preferred. We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions. The successful candidate will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently. There is no work origination or business development requirement in this position.

This is a unique opportunity to work remotely on interesting and challenging matters, with a firm and attorneys that are nationally recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution, while maintaining desirable a life/work balance.

The firm offers a competitive salary, health insurance, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.

McNeill Baur has been ranked as a nationally recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years and also was recognized as the 2017 IP Firm to Watch by LMG Life Sciences.

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Associate / Counsel – Small Law Firm – Flexible Location

McNeill Baur PLLC, a certified woman-owned biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique, has a unique opportunity for a patent associate or counsel specializing in life science patent preparation and prosecution with at least 5 years of relevant experience. Experience with small molecules is preferred. Primary responsibilities will include drafting applications, preparing responses to office actions for US and foreign applications, and preparing opinions, and other counseling projects.

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Associate Patent Attorney – Other – McLean, Va. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/associate-patent-attorney-mclean.html Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:21:23 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=24879 Associate Patent Attorney – Other – McLean, Va.

Roberts Mlotkowski Safran Cole & Calderon, P.C. (RMSC²), an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.

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RMSC² is looking for a highly motivated attorney that can work substantially independently to assist in supporting a patent prosecution docket and conducting infringement/validity analysis. RMSC² is an equal opportunity employer. RMSC does not reimburse for relocation expenses.

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To apply, please email recruiting@rmsc2.com.

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Employer Type: Other
Job Location: McLean, Virginia

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Associate Patent Attorney – Other – McLean, Va.

Roberts Mlotkowski Safran Cole & Calderon, P.C. (RMSC²), an Intellectual Property Law Firm located in prestigious Tysons Corner, Virginia seeks a registered Patent Attorney with three to five years of patent preparation and prosecution experience, and a degree in mechanical or electrical engineering with substantial experience drafting patent applications in the computer and software related fields with trademark experience being a plus, though not required. The ideal candidate will have sufficient portable business to occupy at least 25%, but not more than 50% of the attorney’s time.

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Patent Attorney – Small Law Firm – Boston, Mass. or San Francisco, Calif. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/patent-attorney-small-boston.html Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:30:20 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=23122 Patent Attorney – Small Law Firm – Boston, Mass. or San Francisco, Calif.

Caldwell Intellectual Property Law is seeking experienced patent attorneys to join our action-packed IP practice. We have positions available in our new (spring 2019) San Francisco, CA office and in our Boston, MA office. Our atmosphere is charged with energy, as we strive to help our clients develop value driven IP portfolios for their exciting, dynamic businesses. We represent some of the most innovative technology companies in the world, and have a unique, collaborative environment focused on quality work and quality down time. We offer excellent salaries, outstanding benefits, and an energizing, professional work environment. We are the law firm version of a startup and we are having a lot of fun. Come help us shake things up!

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Requirements:

  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering candidates should have at least a bachelor’s degree
  • Biology and Chemistry candidates should have a PhD or equivalent
  • Registered to practice before the USPTO
  • 2 or more years of patent prosecution experience
  • A no man/woman left behind attitude
  • Likes to Win
  • Thirst for knowledge
  • Loves technology
  • A balance of confidence and humility
  • Ready to help the firm grow

The primary responsibilities are to perform functions related to patent prosecution, patent portfolio management and strategy, and provide assistance with post-grant work.

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Patent Attorney – Small Law Firm – Boston, Mass. or San Francisco, Calif.

Caldwell Intellectual Property Law is seeking experienced patent attorneys to join our action-packed IP practice. We have positions available in our new (spring 2019) San Francisco, CA office and in our Boston, MA office. Our atmosphere is charged with energy, as we strive to help our clients develop value driven IP portfolios for their exciting, dynamic businesses. We represent some of the most innovative technology companies in the world, and have a unique, collaborative environment focused on quality work and quality down time. We offer excellent salaries, outstanding benefits, and an energizing, professional work environment. We are the law firm version of a startup and we are having a lot of fun. Come help us shake things up!

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Senior IP Counsel – Small Corporation – Rockville, Md. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/11/counsel-corporation-rockville.html Thu, 01 Nov 2018 22:53:25 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=25267 Senior IP Counsel – Small Corporation – Rockville, Md.

Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC is seeking a Senior IP Counsel.

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EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and a current license to practice before a state bar is required.
  • Graduate degree in technical area, preferable in biotechnology or chemistry.
  • A minimum of 5 years of legal experience at either a law firm or an in-house position, preferably working with advanced biotechnology.
  • Admittance to practice before the U.S.P.T.O. is required.
  • Ability to travel when necessary (domestic and/or international).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide a high quality level of professional, cost effective, proactive and responsive legal services to internal clients in the area of intellectual property.
  • Manage the company’s patent portfolio, including soliciting and evaluating invention disclosures, conducting patentability investigations, filing, prosecuting, issuing and maintaining patent applications and patents domestically and internationally in coordination with and through managing outside counsel.
  • Where appropriate, enforce MSD’s intellectual property rights through investigation of competitors’ products and supporting negotiation of favorable intellectual property licenses and litigation.
  • Analyze third party claims alleging intellectual property infringement by MSD’s products or services, including conducting and/or managing infringement and validity investigations and supporting negotiation of favorable intellectual property licenses and defense of MSD in intellectual property litigation.

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Senior IP Counsel – Small Corporation – Rockville, Md.

Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC is seeking a Senior IP Counsel.

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Patent Biotechnology Associate – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va. https://patentlyo.com/jobs/2018/10/litigation-biotechnology-alexandria.html Thu, 04 Oct 2018 02:25:24 +0000 https://patentlyo.com/?post_type=jobs&p=24968 Patent Biotechnology Associate – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is seeking an Associate with 2-4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, drafting opinions and conducting due diligence with a strong technical background and a Ph.D. in biotechnology, molecular biology, immunology or a related discipline. Must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Virginia Bar admission preferred.

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Qualified candidates should apply online by visiting this link: https://www.bipc.com/lateral-attorneys. All applications must be accompanied by a resume, cover letter, all transcripts and a writing sample. If you have questions, contact Kerri S. Haley, Recruiting & Development Administrator, at kerri.haley@bipc.com.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia

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Patent Biotechnology Associate – Law Firm – Alexandria, Va.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is seeking an Associate with 2-4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, drafting opinions and conducting due diligence with a strong technical background and a Ph.D. in biotechnology, molecular biology, immunology or a related discipline. Must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Virginia Bar admission preferred.

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