Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a part-time associate or patent agent (.5 to .75 FTE) with at least two to five years of experience in domestic and foreign patent matters. The candidate will work on patent clearance, application preparation and prosecution, licensing, technology agreements, portfolio assessment, and due diligence, primarily in the biotech and life sciences fields, with some work on chemical and mechanical matters . We require top academic credentials and superb written, oral communication, and teamwork skills. An advanced degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, or life sciences, along with membership in the Patent Bar is preferred.
Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a patent agent or lawyer with three to five years of patent prosecution experience in the electrical or software technologies areas to join our Atlanta or Philadelphia office. He or she will have the opportunity to join Ballard's national practice and work on both patent prosecution as well as patent litigation matters. Excellent academic credentials, a technical background in electrical engineering or computer engineering/science, and superb writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Membership in both the Georgia and Patent Bars are preferred.
Ballard Spahr LLP is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Legal department of Saint Gobain North America (SGNA) is looking for an Intellectual Property Counsel to join their team. The IP Counsel will be responsible for general counseling on IP matters including patent prosecution enforcement and clearance, as well as trademark and trade secret matters, while building and maintaining the patent portfolio for SGNA. This individual will interact with a wide variety of people from R&D engineers to senior business managers.
• Provide day-to-day legal advice to R&D professionals and senior business managers in connection with intellectual property matters and disputes, focusing particularly on patents and trade secrets.
• Direct outside counsel in connection with patent procurement both within the US and abroad, managing outside counsel spend and litigation management including evaluating, recommending, and structuring settlements and defense postures.
• Review and advice on intellectual property-related agreements such as NDAs, licenses and joint development agreements.
• Monitoring and communicating pertinent changes in the law.
• Drafting and negotiating joint development, licensing and other types of intellectual property agreements.
• 5+ years of experience as a lawyer in the IP field is required.
• J.D. required, along with a Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent educational experience.
• U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registration is required.
• Knowledge of both legal and technical rules and principles and sound judgment in applying them to real world problems to provide business-minded advice.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, writing, problem-solving and analytical skills are expected.
• Travel to business sites and customers is quite likely to be required – including international travel.
Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, a midsize IP firm located about 10 miles SW of Boston directly across from the Route 128/Westwood Commuter Rail Station in Westwood, MA seeks a patent attorney having an EE degree with at least two years of industry experience. Preference given for experience in analog and digital circuit design and/or RF circuit design. At least one year of patent prosecution 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.
Contact E-Mail resume to email@example.com or fax (781-401-9966) to Hiring Attorney, Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee LLP, One University Ave, Suite 201B, Westwood, MA 02090.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Westwood, Massachusetts
The Webb Law Firm, a highly-regarded Pittsburgh-based intellectual property boutique law firm with an international and national client base is growing and is seeking multiple lateral candidates with a technical background in one of the following areas to add to its team of more than 55 dedicated intellectual property attorneys: Chemistry, with knowledge of small molecule organic chemistry; Pharma; Computer Science; Engineering
Mechanical Engineering; Science / Metallurgy
Specifically, our Firm is seeking qualified candidates holding at least a Bachelor of Science degree in the above areas with a minimum of 3 years of experience as a patent attorney/ patent agent/ technical writer. Industry experience in pharma, chemistry, software development for web-based applications, mobile devices, or social media is a plus. Preference is given to those who are registered to practice before the USPTO.
Responsibilities include preparing and prosecuting patent applications (U.S. and international) and client counseling regarding patentability, infringement and validity, with significant opportunities to practice all aspects of IP law, including litigation, licensing and counseling.
Competitive compensation and benefits package along with a collegial, flexible working environment – including full-time, part-time and potentially remote working opportunities - make The Webb Law Firm a great career decision.
Contact Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts and a writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Blackbird Technologies, a company formed five years ago by partners of AmLaw20 law firms, is looking for experienced mid to senior level associates with at least three years of patent litigation experience, who can handle most day-to-day case demands autonomously. Rare opportunity for substantive courtroom experience in an entrepreneurial environment. Should be admitted to the Massachusetts bar and have experience with patent litigation concerning engineering and/or computer science disciplines.
Alexion is seeking a patent attorney to address a full scope of global biopharmaceutical patent issues. The attorney in this position will partner with clients and other attorneys across multiple functional areas to build, maintain, defend and enforce the company’s intellectual property interests. The work will include client counseling; patent preparation and prosecution; developing legal opinions with respect to patentability, validity and freedom to operate; supporting due diligence reviews; and intellectual property related transactional work.
Provide IP support to clients within Research and Development, Business Development, Technical Operations and other functional areas through all phases of drug research, development and commercialization.
Build the company’s intellectual property portfolio through strategic patent preparation and prosecution.
Partner with other members of the company’s IP team to manage intellectual property risks within the company’s programs and pipeline, including performing freedom-to-operate analyses and preparing opinions with respect to patent infringement and validity.
Support intellectual property due diligence on strategic transactions and perform intellectual property related transactional work.
Support intellectual property litigation (offense and defense), partnering with outside counsel, other in-house counsel and clients to efficiently achieve successful outcomes.
Educate clients on important intellectual property issues and forge strong client relationships that leverage opportunities to identify, create and protect valuable intellectual property.
Cooperate with management and colleagues to develop, implement and execute policies and practices that drive a proactive, business oriented IP program.
At least 4 years of patent attorney experience with reputable, highly rated law firms and/or life sciences companies.
Excellent biopharmacuetical patent preparation and prosecution skills, with experience in global patent prosecution.
Registration to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Experience counseling clients in biopharmaceutical research and development programs.
Understanding of intellectual property case law, rules and regulations.
Ability to develop pragmatic, business-centric approaches for managing intellectual property risks.
Ability to identify, analyze and render legal advice on complex intellectual property issues.
A global business enterprise view, with recognition of the potential commercial implications of an intellectual property issue within a region or country.
Clear potential to establish professional credibility with clients by delivering clear, concise and accurate advice, including the appropriate level of detail and anticipation of follow-up questions.
Passion and commitment to the practice of law.
Proven record of high integrity.
J.D. from a highly respected law school.
Advanced degree, preferably Ph.D., in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, pharmacology or another discipline relevant to biopharmaceutical drug research and development.
Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP is seeking a Patent Prosecution Associate in the Mechanical or Technical Arts. Engineering, science or technical degree is required. Since 1953, our firm has focused exclusively on all facets of intellectual property law, representing clients domestically and internationally, in industries from consumer electronics to financial services, from apparel and retailing to semiconductors and MEMS, life sciences and medical devices.
Contact To apply, email us at: email@example.com. Please include writing samples with your resume.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: New York, New York
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified junior to mid-level associate to join our intellectual property practice in the Philadelphia office as a patent prosecutor responsible for interfacing with clients and prosecuting patent applications in the United States and coordinating worldwide patent prosecution on behalf of clients.
Candidates must have at least two years of patent prosecution experience in the biotechnology/large molecule technology space along with an advanced degree in a life sciences technology area. Further, candidates must possess excellent academic credentials and strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. Pennsylvania bar membership is required and Patent bar membership is strongly preferred.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please note: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.
Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
With more than 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 Intellectual Properties issues in corporate transactions. One of the major focuses of our Philadelphia office is patent prosecution for the life sciences industry, including molecular biology, immunology, molecular biophysics, cell biology, or a related field.
G&G is seeking highly skilled and productive Patent Attorneys with a background in Electrical or Computer Engineering. G&G provides a unique work environment that stands out from other firms. It is the firm’s view that broadening the subject matter expertise of all attorneys provides the best opportunity for growth for the attorney and the firm. Consequently, attorneys are given an opportunity to work across all clients of the firm to gain expertise in multiple subject areas such as landline and cellular communications, terrestrial and satellite communications, smart cars, data mining, waveguide communications, RF interference mitigation, RF tuning, gaming technologies, medical devices, advertising engines, magnetic resonant imaging, nanotechnology, and other advanced technology areas. Also, the firm periodically employs a process to balance attorney dockets so that all attorneys are assigned matters they can work on a daily basis without concern that their dockets will run low at any time during a calendar year.
G&G is approaching its 10th anniversary in 2020. Since its inception, the firm has invested substantially in infrastructure and proprietary technologies such as, for example, an electronic checklist process, custom coding of its docketing system to mimic client workflows, development of an advanced file system that enables sophisticated searches and conflicts checks. Innovation centered on improving all aspects of the work environment has been and continues to be a core value of the firm’s founders.
As part of the G&G team you will be working with a diverse group of clients ranging from sophisticated mid-sized corporations to Fortune 500 companies. The firm has a substantial volume of work that provides attorneys exceptional opportunities for career growth.
We offer comprehensive benefits that are paid in full by the firm and a competitive compensation package that includes a base salary with a formulaic quarterly bonus.
G&G is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and respectful environment.
If G&G’s work environment resonates with your interests, we encourage you to apply for a position at the firm. If you qualify for this position, you will have an opportunity to speak with the firm’s founders and other attorneys at the firm to learn more about the firm’s processes and career opportunities.
Must have passed a state bar and the USPTO patent bar. 4-7+ years of law practice with “substantial” patent preparation and prosecution of US matters is required. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering is required. Telecommunications and/or actual engineering experience is a plus. A book of business is also a plus.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP's patent group is seeking a Patent Agent with two to five years of experience to be based in Denver, Minneapolis, Palo Alto, Salt Lake City or Seattle. This Associate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of patent prosecution projects. Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.
The following qualifications are required:
Two to five years of patent attorney experience
B.S. and/or M.S. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or a B.S. in Engineering with relevant technical Computer Science or Electrical Engineering work experience
Strong academic performance
Contact In addition to submitting your cover letter, resume and transcript with your application, please also submit a patent prosecution writing sample. Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. How to Apply Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Denver, Colorado; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Palo Alto, California; Salt Lake City, Utah; or Seattle, Washington
Pergament & Cepeda LLP, a Morristown, NJ law firm, seeks attorney with 2-4 years of experience in ANDA litigation. Advanced degree in chemistry (or other technology field relevant to pharmaceutical patent work) preferred but not required.
The candidate should have experience in U.S. District Court patent litigation.
NJ Bar preferred.
Preparation and prosecution of complex patent applications
Preparation of claim charts to products and standards, demonstrating infringement and validity Conduct IP related due diligence
Manage large docket of domestic and foreign prosecution
Develop portfolio strategies and effectively communicate with the client
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar (knowledge of wireless telecommunications, digital rights management, audio/video coding, semiconductor design and fabrication, and software is desired)
JD and admission to practice before the US Patent Office
3-5 years of Intellectual Property Law experience
Excellent patent analysis ability
Ability to interface independently with clients
Strong technical and legal background
Contact Please submit your resume to the attention of Beth Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be very specific as to your technology experience.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Associate to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices.
The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.
Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.
Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.
Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a Masters or PhD in Chemistry.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.
Eckert Seamans seeks a motivated associate attorney to join their growing Intellectual Property team in their White Plains office. Applicant must have an electrical engineering degree. The ideal candidate will be a member of the patent bar and a member in good standing with a State Bar with 1-4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in the electrical arts and related technologies. However, a law student, and entry level applicants with an electrical engineering degree will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.
New England Biolabs Inc. (NEB), a recognized leader in enzyme design and development, is seeking an IP Counsel who will join the Intellectual Property Group as a contributor to all Intellectual Property functions within the company.
Draft and prosecute Global Patent Applications
Participating in European Oppositions and US Reexamination Challenges to Patents
Defend NEB trademarks and copyrights in legal proceedings
Prepare Freedom to Operate Opinions
Work with the different business groups at New England Biolabs to provide appropriate and timely IP protection
Ph.D. in molecular biology or chemistry preferably with postdoctoral experience
Admission to the Massachusetts bar
Admission to the USPTO
At least 10 years of IP including law firm and in-house counsel experience
Familiarity with domestic and foreign filing requirements
Good understanding of legal and technical issues and capable of formulating winning arguments
Excellent communication and presentation skills; both written and verbal
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team setting
Klintworth & Rozenblat IP, a thirteen lawyer/agent top-notch IP law firm, is seeking highly-qualified, experienced patent and trademark attorneys and agents having a minimum of five years of experience and portable books of business of $350,000 or more. The firm offers high compensation, the ability to telecommute if desired, autonomy and flexibility, a stress-free environment, and collegiality.
Contact To apply, please email email@example.com. Please provide a CV with your submission as well as your estimated portable business.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Flexible
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking an intellectual property attorney at the Associate Director level to help in the development, protection, and management of Regeneron’s valuable intellectual property pertaining to trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Working directly and through supervision of outside counsel, the attorney will be responsible for overseeing Regeneron trademark and copyright portfolios, coordinating worldwide enforcement of Regeneron’s trademarks and copyrights, and be part of a coordinated team that to identifies and protects Regeneron trade secrets. The attorney will be required to develop close client relationships with Regeneron research, manufacturing, regulatory, and commercial groups.
The attorney will also advise on emerging legal issues, including monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, and is expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards.
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 markets medicines for eye diseases, hypercholesterolemia, rheumatoid arthritis, atopic dermatitis and asthma, head and neck cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need.
Manage Regeneron worldwide trademark portfolio;
Supervise outside counsel in preparing and prosecuting global trademark applications relating to all aspects of commercial and patient educational activities;
Perform internal trademark searches and provide advice to Regeneron clients on third-party trademarks;
Negotiate trademark coexistence agreements;
Manage enforcement actions against third parties that look to misappropriate Regeneron’s name and reputation on products, websites and internet domain names, including UDRP actions;
Provide advice to commercial and regulatory clients concerning choosing and obtaining generic and brand names as part of drug approval process by FDA and other marketing authorities;
Manage internal requests to use copyrighted materials of third parties;
Respond to requests of third parties to use Regeneron copyrighted materials;
Manage education and monitoring activities in connection with Regeneron colleagues’ use of materials available using social media;
Participate in team responsible for identifying and protecting company trade secrets.
B.A./B.S. or Masters in the life sciences (e.g., molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, immunology or related disciplines) is required;
Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school;
Licensed to practice law in at least one state (member of the NY bar or eligible for in-house licensure in NY);
At least 5 years of experience at a top law firm and/or in-house department with a focus on trademarks;
Experience with trademark, copyright and trade secret issues, particularly those relevant to the biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical fields;
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities;
Experience investigating, researching, and providing general legal advice concerning a broad range of questions and circumstances pertaining to intellectual property that arise in a company’s day to day business activities to ensure that company personnel are aware of, and in compliance with, applicable laws and regulations;
Ability to manage a large and complex docket with minimal supervision;
Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.
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: Large 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, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.