TherapeuticsMD is seeking an intellectual property attorney. Under the direction of the General Counsel, the IP Counsel will primarily provide patent drafting and prosecution support to the Company, including planning and execution of life cycle management technologies.
This position is located at the Boca Raton, Florida company headquarters. There will be opportunity to work on diverse legal matters such as business-strategic protection of IP, licensing, IP litigation management/support, dispute settlement, regulatory exclusivity, and contracts. It is anticipated that no more than 15% domestic travel may be required.
BS or higher degree in organic chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering (pharma), molecular biology, or comparable technologies
JD degree and licensed to practice in at least one US jurisdiction
Registered as patent attorney at USPTO
5+ years of experience in US patent prosecution and IP legal practice
Experience prosecuting foreign patents
Experience with patent portfolio development, licensing, and enforcement in a corporate context is highly desirable
Hatch-Waxman experience is highly desirable, including a well-rounded understanding of regulatory exclusivity and the intersection between IP and the FDA regulatory environment
Other Required Skills:
Demonstrated ability to write and prosecute clear patent applications, amendments, legal and business documents
Demonstrated ability to efficiently prosecute patent applications
Legal creativity and the ability to think originally
Strong oral communication skills
Ability to analyze patentability and patent freedom-to-operate matters
Technical competence in one or more of the following fields: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering (pharma), Molecular Biology, or comparable technologies, is required.
Candidates having prior experience prosecuting pharmaceutical/small molecule are preferred.
TherapeuticsMD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Global Patent Group is an intellectual property law firm serving the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, plant sciences, organic and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and medical device industries. We believe that success in today’s competitive marketplace requires a team effort with our client, to provide strong IP protection of innovation and a strategic approach that is integrated into the client’s overall business plan. At GPG, we go beyond the science to understand the competitive landscape and the overall commercial strategy, to achieve a long-term return on our client’s R&D investment with the right intellectual property portfolio.
GPG is offering an opportunity for an experienced Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to join its biotechnology/molecular biology practice. The attorney or agent will cooperate with firm colleagues and interface directly with clients to implement a total patent strategy, including:
preparation, prosecution, and portfolio management of patents;
search and analysis for patentability, freedom-to-operate, validity, and infringement (or support thereof); and
transactional and due diligence preparation and support.
Applicants should be registered practitioners with the USPTO, hold an advanced degree in a relevant discipline such as molecular biology, genetics, or biochemistry, and have at least 3 years of experience with a law firm or corporation. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must, as is an aptitude for client interaction across a wide range of disciplines for the purpose of serving long-term business relationships.
GPG has offices in St. Louis and Miami, but job location is negotiable.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our five premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Patent Agent to join its Life Sciences Solutions Group at a site in the San Francisco Bay Area. This position will support the next-generation sequencing business. You will work closely with a diverse and talented group of researchers and engineers as well as a dynamic legal group, this position will help drive IP tactics and strategy for cutting-edge next-generation sequencing for research and clinical applications. Many different challenges and opportunities await the right candidate.
The Patent Agent will support a variety of IP initiatives, including: invention harvesting, patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio development and management, IP searching and/or landscaping, and support for freedom-to-operate analyses. Our Patent Agents are expected to develop an understanding of the business strategy for the groups they support to both inform the various IP initiatives as well as the underlying business decision-making processes. Further, agents actively participate in engaging and representing to the business the IP legal position on various opportunities that arise from this important work.
Technical areas of focus for this position include next-generation sequencing instruments, systems, and workflows.
Experience in invention harvesting, patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio development, and patent searching;
Excellent scientific and technical expertise;
Exceptional communication skills, both written and interpersonal, a collaborative instinct, and a high level of initiative; and
Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Four or more years of experience preparing and prosecuting U.S. and international patent applications (writing samples will be requested);
An advanced degree in a suitable engineering or scientific discipline; and a track record of success as a patent agent (ideally also including industry experience)
MacroGenics is a leader in the discovery and development of innovative medicines that utilize our next generation antibody-based technologies. Our team of 300+ dedicated individuals is advancing a pipeline of product candidates to treat patients with cancer as well as various autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases. Our products and platforms have attracted multiple partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies around the globe.
The Company considers its employees to be its most valuable asset and we are committed to providing opportunities for individuals to learn and grow as a means to further their professional development. MacroGenics' corporate culture promotes an atmosphere of innovation, open communication and teamwork where employees can see firsthand how they contribute to the success of the organization.
Summary of Position:
The Sr. Patent Agent/Patent Agent is responsible for identifying, supporting, and protecting the company’s intellectual property efforts, particularly with respect to patent portfolio preparation, invention harvesting, patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio development and management, and due diligence in technology acquisition. Agent also actively participates in engaging and representing to the business the Intellectual Property legal position on opportunities that arise from the patent work.
Responsibilities and Job Duties:
Contributes to intellectual property strategies for the organization and related intellectual property counseling. Participates in strategic development of Intercept patent portfolios, including formulating patent strategies and pharmaceutical lifecycle management.
Conducts patentability research and freedom-to-operate searches, and assessments relating to MacroGenics’ inventions and research activities Partners with Research group to identify and capture patentable inventions and provides patent counseling where appropriate to maximize business decisions.
Assists in the preparation, filing and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications. Processes invention assignments, declarations, assignments and information disclosure statements.
Monitors and analyzes competitive intellectual property, managing IP collaboration, litigation support and IP-related transactional work and communicate relevant information to the Business Development team or other relevant team members.
Reviews draft scientific publications to ensure effective invention capture and protection of corporate IP assets.
Supports due diligence activities of potential business development transactions and provide recommendations and risk assessments as needed. Proactively provides IP perspective to key internal decision-makers.
Works with collaboration partners on management and resolution of issues relating to collaboration-related IP to protect corporate IP assets and ensure strong alliance management related to IP issues.
Reviews abstracts, posters and publications prepared by the Company’s research and development teams prior to submission.
Prepares and supports the prosecution of worldwide patent applications relating to MacroGenics’ inventions. Assist in opposition, interference, litigation matters and other IP-related disputes.
Other duties as assigned
Additional Responsibilities and Job Duties at Senior Level:
Develops system to identify and capture value from intellectual property and make recommendations and proposals to senior management.
Analyzes and reviews IP provisions in licensing arrangements and other IP-related contractual matters.
Education & Credentials
Ph.D. in a relevant field (biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, or the like)
Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Sr. Patent Agent
A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in handling intellectual property matters related to drug development of biologics and protein engineering and manufacturing
Prior experience writing patent applications and assisting in the development of IP strategy
A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in handling intellectual property matters related to drug development of biologics and protein engineering and manufacturing
Prior experience writing patent applications and assisting in the development of IP strategy
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of USPTO and WIPO rules and procedures
Willingness and commitment to keep abreast of changes in PTO rules and procedures
Ability to act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail
Strong communication and presentation skills
Ability to influence and work effectively with varied audiences
Previous experience in-house in a biopharmaceutical company preferred
Cesari and McKenna, LLP is seeking an experienced attorney with a background in patent prosecution. The position is ideal for a candidate that is looking to develop and grow an existing practice in a boutique environment, among a supportive team.
A minimum of seven years of practice is preferred. A candidate must have substantial experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications. Additional experience in patent portfolio development, infringement and invalidity opinions, Inter Partes Review proceedings/Reexaminations, International Trade Commission proceedings, trademark prosecution or related matters is desirable. A degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, or biology is preferred, however, other technical backgrounds will be considered.
An ideal candidate will have a book of portable business, and the demonstrated ability to manage client relationships.
Cesari and McKenna, LLP offers a highly competitive compensation package including percentage-based profit sharing, generous benefits and a flexible working environment. The firm represent fortune 500 companies and individual inventors, handing a diverse range of matters in a variety of technology areas. The firm is seeking self-motivated attorneys looking for a platform to build their practice.
Contact To apply, please email Joan Barry Walsh, CLM, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Thermo Fisher is looking for an IP Counsel to work in its Hillsboro, Oregon, office. When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher, you’ll do important work, supporting our R&D teams who are helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.
What you'll do
Under the direction of the Division Intellectual Property Counsel and as part of a small group, the IP Counsel will primarily provide patent drafting and prosecution support to the Materials, Scientific, Process and Environmental Instruments businesses, including research and development centers located in Europe as well as in the United States.
Located at the Hillsboro, Oregon division headquarters, there will also be opportunity to work on diverse legal matters such as business-strategic protection of IP, licensing, IP litigation management/support, and dispute settlement. Approximately 20% domestic and European travel is required.
How you'll get here
BS or higher degree in physical sciences or a related engineering discipline
JD in law, licensed to practice in at least one US jurisdiction
Registered as patent attorney at USPTO with 5+ years of experience in US patent prosecution and IP legal practice
Experience in US patent litigation, European patent practice, patent portfolio development, licensing, and enforcement in a corporate context is highly desirable
Experience in international IP law and international trade preferred
Other Required Skills:
Demonstrated ability to write clear patent applications, amendments, legal and business documents
Demonstrated ability to efficiently prosecute patent applications while maintaining strategic focus of original filing
Strong oral communication skills
Ability to analyze patentability and patent freedom-to-operate matters
Technical competence in one or more of the following fields: Scientific instruments, Optics, Physics, Chemistry, or comparable technologies, and demonstrated ability to learn new scientific and technological fields relevant to Thermo Fisher product offerings
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status
ZOLL Medical Corp is seeking a licensed patent agent to be located at the ZOLL Medical headquarters in Chelmsford, MA. The candidate will work with ZOLL’s Pittsburgh entities and be responsible for US patent prosecution, drafting patent applications and supervising foreign patent counsel. The candidate will also be a key interface with engineers and technical staff in the identification, collection, and review of ideas for patentability. The position will report to the IP Counsel responsible for ZOLL’s Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Portfolio. This position will require travel to Pittsburgh, PA is needed.
Draft patent applications in coordination with inventors in Pittsburgh and ZOLL IP Counsel.
Conduct patent prosecution, including drafting responses to office actions and other prosecution related filings, in close coordination with ZOLL IP Counsel.
Assist in supervising foreign patent counsel in managing ZOLL’s international patent portfolio.
Perform prior art searches, and assist in carrying out IP diligence.
Work closely with R&D, product teams, and inventors in Pittsburgh in collecting and reviewing ideas for patentability
Work closely with our patent paralegal staff in patent docketing and other tasks related to managing deadlines.
Experience / Skill Requirements:
Must be registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Must have a strong technical background, preferably in electronics, hardware and software engineering. Must be comfortable with medical device technologies.
At least five years’ experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications is desired. Long term or substantial prior work experience as an engineer or a technical writer may be considered.
Proven ability to understand, analyze, and communicate complex technologies in oral and written form.
Experience as a patent examiner and/or a patent searcher is a plus
Ability to travel and spend up to 25% of time in Pittsburgh, PA as needed.
Boutique law firm seeks a per diem/part of counsel patent attorney with 5+ years of substantive patent prosecution experience. The attorney should be experienced in one or more technical areas of patent preparation and prosecution, including but not limited to the following: medical, electrical engineering, communications, data management, robotics or software. Work includes preparing patentability opinions and freedom to operate analyses, preparing and filing applications and prosecuting applications.
The candidate must possess the ability to exercise independent judgment and communicate effectively. We are seeking a team player who works well under pressure and can multi-task. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Portable business a plus. Please reply with three (3) writing samples that include at least one issued patent and one published patent application. Preferably writing samples should not be more than three years old.
Alternative practice area/full time arrangements will be considered.
This is an extremely desirable opportunity for the right candidate. We are a highly-productive, successful & fun-loving law office.
At Mylan, we mean it when we say we work every day to provide access to high quality medicines to the world’s 7 billion people. If you are unconventional, relentless and passionate. If you believe in doing what’s right, not what’s easy. If you are a doer and have a passion for serving others, we want to talk to you.
Make a Difference At Mylan, each person has the ability to make a difference. From the providers who sell and market our products to the producers who develop and manufacture them and finally to our business partners who support the providers and producers, we all have a mission critical role. Here’s how this role will help:
Responsible for advising on all intellectual property matters relating to the development and global commercialization of biologics products, including identifying, assessing, avoiding or invalidating patents, and obtaining and defending patent and trade mark protection for Mylan’s biologics products.
Evaluate global patent searches and provide multi-region freedom to practice clearances. Render opinions regarding infringement and validity of third party patents in regions of commercial interest around the world. Ability to read and interpret comprehensive and intricate research documents and write scientific reports and technical correspondence. Ability to solve problems with complex variables through non-standardized solutions that require independent judgment and analysis; draw inferences and use deductive reasoning with no prescribed procedures to solve complex problems.
Work with executives and communicate abstract concepts and present to a high level of the organization and groups outside of the organization. Assist with the management of global biologics patent litigation (including patent office actions) and licensing initiatives.
Partner with clients in cross functional product development core teams and participate in intellectual property portfolio management teams. Counsel internal clients regarding IP issues relating to Mylan’s biologics business. Communicate with external Counsel, Courts and Agencies.
Provide legal advice and counsel on intellectual property matters relevant to the supply of biologics products globally. Identifies patent risks relating to the development and sale of biologics products around the world, and develop and implement creative patent strategies which enable Mylan’s commercial success in biologics.
Manage outside counsel services, including work product, budgets, and invoices. Provide patentability evaluations for internal and external projects. Oversee the preparation, filing, and prosecution of intellectual property (including patents, trademarks and domain names) to obtain IP protection related to Mylan’s products.
Make Our Values Your Values Mylan hires only the best. People who thrive in a culture of innovation and empowerment. People who are active learners and have a positive attitude. People who are leaders and know that by working together we can run faster, reach higher and achieve more. By doing so, we will continue to set new standards in health care. Here are the minimum qualifications and essential functions for this position:
A Juris Doctor degree and a minimum of 10-12 years of experience with patent litigation and patent opinion and a minimum of 5 years of experience with Biologics patent clearance and/or prosecution is required. Related experience may be considered.
Masters or PhD preferred.
Licensed in one or more jurisdictions is required.
Must have experience with and possess knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on biologic/biosimilar product development. Must be able to apply a wide range of legal principles, theories and concepts and have a working knowledge of industry practices. General knowledge of other related disciplines.
Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing English is required.
Why Mylan? If you want to be part of a global health care company that is making a difference and changing lives, Mylan may be the place for you. With a workforce of more than 35,000 worldwide, we can make a difference. We encourage you to visit Mylan.com to learn more about our unconventional culture, our approach to doing business and how we plan to set new standards in health care.
Mylan offers competitive salary, excellent benefits and an environment conducive to professional growth and advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability or protected veteran status. Mylan is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP seeks an Associate to join our thriving Denver Intellectual Property Group. Faegre Baker Daniels is an Am Law 100 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., and in Europe, and China. Our IP practice includes all areas of intellectual property law for a national and international client base.
Successful candidates will have 2+ years’ experience in patent preparation and prosecution with at least 2 years as a registered patent practitioner. Additionally, the candidate must have a Ph.D. in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field as well as excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and professional recommendations. Transactional and patent opinion/analysis support experience is a plus. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.
DuPont Pioneer, located in Johnston, Iowa has an opening for an experienced U.S. Patent Agent. This is a highly visible, key role within Pioneer’s Intellectual Property group which provides an exciting opportunity to work within a team yet self-manage independence. An individual well-suited to this position must exhibit vision, integrity, commitment, leadership, self-motivation, maturity and judgment. The Pioneer Patent Agent has diverse responsibilities including U.S. patent drafting, U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, patent administrative proceedings, IP portfolio strategy, invention development, inventor education, patentability and landscape analysis.
Qualifications: In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
B.S. degree and strong background in microbiology, biochemistry, or molecular biology;
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in drafting and/or prosecuting biotech patent applications as a Registered U.S. Patent Agent;
Drafted and filed at least 15 priority patent applications on distinct inventions during the past 3 years;
Capability of connecting scientific details of research projects with patentability considerations;
Experience working with foreign associates to assist and coordinate filing and prosecution of international patent matters;
Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal direction;
Ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or work environment and to facilitate implementation and acceptance of change within the work place;
Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to prioritize projects and meet aggressive deadlines;
Superior communication, influencing and networking skills;
Outstanding writing skills as demonstrated by original writing samples of patent applications, prosecution submissions, memorandums, and other communications.
The following skill sets are preferred by the Legal function:
Advanced (M.S. or Ph.D.) degree with focus on biochemistry, protein sciences, genetics, microbiology, or other like disciplines;
Post-graduate R&D laboratory experience for 2 or more years;
Some law firm experience is a plus;
Experience with independently prosecuting large patent dockets;
Experience with developing and implementing IP strategies, conducting freedom to-operate analyses, IP portfolio analyses, and/or landscape mapping;
Experience in working with business and technical teams to develop IP strategies for technical programs.
McNeill Baur PLLC is a biotech and pharma-focused IP boutique looking for an associate or counsel with at least 5 years of experience in patent prosecution and counseling, including management of world-wide patent portfolios. Successful candidates must be admitted to practice before the USPTO. An advanced degree in a life science discipline is strongly preferred. We will consider candidates for both part-time and full-time positions, as well as candidates with significantly more experience. This attorney will support partners in multiple locations and must be comfortable working independently.
Competitive salary. 401K plan with generous matching component.
McNeill Baur PLLC does not accept resumes through search firms or other third parties. We only accept resumes directly from candidates who are interested in joining our firm.
Contact Please submit resume, cover letter, current salary, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted to email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Flexible
Cooley LLP is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with 3-6 years of substantive patent prosecution experience to join our busy life science patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice.
Duties include but are not limited to: conducting prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; preparing and prosecuting patent applications; patent prosecution counseling; due diligence support; and litigation support.
3-6 years of substantive patent prosecution experience. An undergraduate or graduate degree in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or bioelectrical engineering, or a graduate degree in chemistry or the biological sciences is required. USPTO registration is required.
Cooley LLP is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with substantive industry experience and a Ph.D. in biotechnology or a related field to join our busy life science focused patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice.
Duties include but are not limited to: conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent attorneys on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation; draft patent applications and responses to office actions; and advise lawyers on technology issues in preparation for depositions.
Ph.D. in biotechnology or a related field required. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in chemistry required. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others. Must be eligible to sit for the USPTO registration exam and otherwise meet the requirements for registration as a patent agent. Law school tuition assistance available to patent agent candidates. EOE.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking a patent attorney at the Associate Director level to help in the development, protection, and management of Regeneron’s valuable intellectual property pertaining to bioprocess and manufacturing. The attorney will be required to develop close client relationships with the relevant scientific and business groups and coordinate patent filings, trade secret protection, and administrative patent actions.
The attorney will also advise on emerging legal issues, including monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, and be expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards.
Obtaining and managing intellectual property protection in bioprocess and manufacturing.
developing close relationships with and counseling the relevant scientific and business groups;
coordinating patent filing, trade secret protection, and administrative patent actions;
monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments; and
surveilling competitor activity and taking steps to ensure Regeneron’s long-term competitive advantage.
Advising on complex business transactions and external partnerships.
Conducting due diligence and supporting business transactions.
Providing litigation support.
Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice law in at least one state, preferably NY;
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or Chemical Engineering required; Experience with mammalian cell culture or protein purification preferred.
4-8 years of pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, or chemical IP experience required at a company, law firm, or total years at both.
Demonstrated experience in patent preparation and prosecution, licensing, due diligence and strategic client counseling; litigation experience is a plus.
Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.
Ability to independently oversee legal matters, manage the use of outside legal counsel and work collaboratively with other personnel at Regeneron.
Ability to set aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion.
This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.
To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Additional Info Employer Type: Small Corporation Job Location: Tarrytown, New York
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.
Lee & Hayes, an intellectual property (IP) law firm, is seeking a patent attorney or agent with a Ph.D. in any of the life sciences to join our team based in Spokane, Washington.
Lee & Hayes is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s highest-quality patent law firms across industries. In addition to IP law, the firm specializes in corporate, government relations and litigation services. The firm boasts a collegial and team-oriented work environment as well as a nationally competitive compensation and benefits package. Culturally, Lee & Hayes is more like a “high-tech company of lawyers” than just a law firm.
Qualifications: Three or more years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Greatly prefer a Ph.D. in any of the life sciences. Must have a registration number with the USPTO.
Lee & Hayes is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.
Contact For confidential consideration, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about this position and our firm, please visit leehayes.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Spokane, Washington
Agenus Biopharma is seeking an exceptional Patent Agent or Patent Attorney to join a dynamic, fast-paced, and exciting company in the immuno-oncology space. The qualified individual will have a technical background and advanced degree in immunology or a related field. 1-5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution as well as due diligence analyses (including freedom-to-operate and related analyses) is required. The qualified individual will be a key contributor to assisting the company in evaluating and supporting development of new technologies. The qualified individual will also perform administrative intellectual property duties as needed. Registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office is required. Excellent academics and strong written and oral communication skills are necessary, as this position will interface regularly with scientists and management.
Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in immunology or related life-sciences discipline
1-5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution and IP due diligence analyses in the biologics space in a law firm or corporate setting
Registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Knowledge of antibody drug development is a plus
Experience with contested proceedings (e.g., litigation, oppositions, IPRs) is a plus
Must have solid organizational skills and ability to think strategically and systematically, analyze complex business issues, and utilize sound judgment in deriving conclusions
Demonstrated ability to achieve results
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
Caldwell Intellectual Property is seeking an experienced patent attorney to join our growing patent prosecution practice. This position is available in our Boston, MA office. Candidates should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biology or Chemistry, a JD, be admitted to practice before the USPTO or eligible to so, and candidates with at least one year of domestic patent prosecution experience in these fields are preferred.
Our atmosphere is charged with energy, as we strive to help our clients develop value driven IP portfolios for their exciting, dynamic businesses. We work across a wide range of technology areas for both start up and large corporate clients.
The primary responsibility of this position is to perform functions related to patent prosecution. Although not required, trademark prosecution experience is a plus.
Applicants must have strong writing skills and a willingness to learn, and need to be interested in being part of a rapidly growing, exciting and unique opportunity. The successful candidate is a flexible self-starter, is well organized, and has a can-do attitude.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP, a mid-size law firm focusing exclusively on Intellectual Property law, is actively seeking lateral patent prosecution associates and agents with an advanced degree in the biological sciences (a Ph.D. or M.D. is highly preferred). Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and at least 1-4 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for biotechnology related matters. Excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills are required.
Located in one of the country’s most beautiful and livable cities, Klarquist Sparkman offers its professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about the firm please visit our website at www.klarquist.com.
Klarquist Sparkman LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate, harass or allow harassment against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of age, racial or ethnic identity or ancestry, sex, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.
If you have a disability that requires accommodation in order to complete the application process, please contact Human Resources by calling (503) 595‐5300.
Klarquist Sparkman, LLP has established an Affirmative Action Program for the Disabled and Veterans. If you would like to review a copy of this Program, please contact Human Resources using the contact information above.
Contact Interested candidates should apply through our website with a cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate (if applicable)) and writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Portland, Oregon
Steptoe, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate to join its rapidly growing IP practice in either New York, DC, Palo Alto, or Chicago. Ideal candidates will have 1-4 years of experience in life sciences/pharmaceutical patent litigation with a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree in biology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry, or chemistry. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required. If interested, please submit an online application here.
Steptoe is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.