Aspen Aerogels Inc. is seeking a Patent Attorney with at least 5 years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution to be based out of our Northborough, MA headquarters. The Patent Attorney will be responsible for helping the company articulate and implement optimum patent strategies; will be a critical member of the legal team supporting the innovation oriented technology company. Key attributes include a solid patent law background, self-driven and established success in patent portfolio creation and management in a collaborative environment.
The Patent Attorney’s primary responsibilities include:
Identify and articulate IP opportunities in the Company’s R&D, Process and Product Development and other business functions, and assist in implementing the IP strategy.
Perform prior art searches, articulate patentability, prepare, file and prosecute patent applications at the USPTO.
Identify IP issues and advise on appropriate responses to third party actions, including performing relevant FTO analyses.
Manage foreign patent and trademark procurement activities.
Effective use patent/trademark databases to navigate the IP work flow along with support staff.
Develop policies and procedures to ensure an appropriate IP protection in different business activities.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in engineering or natural sciences (preferably in materials, chemistry or chemical engineering).
Masters degree is a plus, but not required.
A JD from a recognized US law school and an active State bar admission.
USPTO registration is required.
5+ years patent procurement experience in a law firm or in-house environment.
IP related transactional practice.
Experience managing foreign patent portfolio.
Exposure to trademark issues
The successful candidate will have:
An ability to articulate complex technical/legal analysis and arguments orally and in writing.
A flexible and proactive approach to problem solving.
An ability to thrive on challenge and react promptly and positively to a fast-paced work culture.
Current knowledge of substantive and procedural requirements for filings (including electronic) with the USPTO and PCT practice.
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability collaborate across the company and with outside and foreign counsel to produce tangible results.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage and drive projects and tasks with high attention to detail.
Must be able to work in a demanding environment with shifting priorities and deadlines.
Demonstrates high integrity and strong work ethic.
Aspen Aerogels, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.
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Additional Info Employer Type: Small Corporation Job Location: Northborough, Massachusetts
Aspen Aerogels is the global leader in aerogel technology. The company’s mission is to enable its customers and partners to shape their own strategies around the global megatrends of resource efficiency and sustainability. The company’s Cryogel® and Pyrogel® products are valued by the world’s largest energy infrastructure companies. The company’s Spaceloft® products provide building owners with industry-leading energy efficiency including options for a safe, non-combustible fire rating. The company’s strategy is to partner with world-class industry leaders to leverage its aerogel technology platform into additional markets. Headquartered in Northborough, Mass., Aspen Aerogels manufactures its products at its East Providence, R.I. facility.
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C. is seeking a patent associate to work in its Albany, N.Y. offices. Candidates must have a background in Mechanical Engineering, be detail-oriented, self-motivated and possess excellent writing, organizational and communication skills.
The position entails preparing and prosecuting patent applications, providing client counseling, conducting due diligence, and providing opinions. Position may also include trademark, copyright and licensing work.
This is an entry level associate position. An undergraduate or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering is required, candidates should also either be licensed to practice law or, have immediate plans to sit for the bar.
Servilla Whitney LLC is seeking a patent attorney or registered patent agent to prepare and prosecute patent applications. Our clients include leading technology companies working in the areas of semiconductors, specialty materials and medical devices. Our work environment is casual, and our employees enjoy an excellent work/life balance. We offer excellent benefits and flexible working hours, including working remotely. This is an excellent opportunity for growth in a small and growing firm. Candidates with backgrounds in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science and life sciences are encouraged to apply.
We are conveniently located across the street from the Metropark train station in Iselin, New Jersey, which provides easy access to New York City.
LSI SOLUTIONS® located in beautiful Victor, New York, is a dynamic and growing medical device company dedicated to advancing minimally invasive therapeutics through research, development, manufacturing, and marketing of minimally invasive surgical instruments. We are seeking an Intellectual Property Manager. This role supports Executive Team, Discovery, Surgical Science, and Engineering as needed. Manages the Intellectual Property Team and executes primary and strategic intellectual property (IP) activities. Activities are of a scheduled and unscheduled nature. Travel may be required.
Enhance, maintain, and advise on Company intellectual property portfolio, including patents (utility and design) and trade secrets;
Develop and apply a process to ensure that all patent, and trade secret aspects of intellectual property are being addressed in a strategic manner that is consistent with and based on the Company’s business plans and goals as communicated by the Company’s President and CEO, Vice Presidents and Directors;
Develop and maintain a coordinated IP and product roadmap from concepts through released products, while executing IP milestones in sync with appropriate events in a planned and controlled fashion;
Efficiently and effectively manage, develop, and train all employees assigned the IP group, including, but not limited to patent drafts people, paralegals, patent administrators, and other administrative staff;
Actively research and identify intellectual property potential for new Company technologies;
Perform due diligence and patent validity and infringement analyses on existing Company patents, and patents filed or acquired by the Company;
Recommend appropriate path regarding patentability, claims, prosecution, and amendments;
Efficiently research and analyze prior art;
Develop an IP landscape for the technology areas important to the Company. Identify and contribute towards possible areas for innovation opportunity;
Write abstracts, brief and detailed descriptions, summaries, and develop claims in accordance with best patent practices which are consistent with current patent case law and rules;
Advise pertinent staff regarding associated rules and regulations to adhere to in filing proceedings;
Prepare and file U.S. patent applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO);
Prepare and file international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent applications with the U.S. Receiving Office;
Coordinate foreign patent filings and prosecution with foreign agents as required;
Screen and select foreign IP agents for working with the Company;
Communicate with the USPTO and relevant examiners and boards;
Analyze USPTO and PCT office actions and prepare & file appropriate responses and amendments to procure high quality and strategic patents;
Handle all Company patent application appeals in front of the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board;
Advise on and coordinate all Company Post Grant Opposition Proceedings;
Debate with USPTO examiners to withdraw rejections of applications for patent claims;
Recommend and develop software and tools required to achieve goals;
Prepare defensive IP publications as necessary;
Perform “right-to-use” patent clearance searches as needed;
Develop efficient processes and systems to facilitate intellectual property filing and docket management;
Set up and coordinate the maintenance of an intellectual property database, including status of active patents or pending applications, office actions, maintenance milestones, and impending fees;
Develop, maintain, and effectively share statistics on filed patent applications as well as issued patents;
Coordinate workflow with internal and external service providers;
Organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints in an efficient and cost-effective manner;
Interact professionally with clients, lawyers, and employees at all levels and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact while safeguarding confidentiality;
Recommend best practices and implement procedures to ensure confidentiality;
Recommend best practices and implement procedures to maintain consistency and an active protective posture in regard to Company patents;
Directly influence IP policy, including non-disclosure and confidentiality requirements, documents, and procedures;
Regularly update knowledge of pertinent USPTO, PCT, and international rules and case law to keep skills up to date;
Attend executive and planning meetings as recommended by the President and Directors in order to gain exposure to aspects of the business which will drive IP planning and actions; and
Perform other related duties and projects as business needs require at direction of management.
Education and Experience:
Registered patent practitioner (patent agent preferred) with the USPTO, having a minimum of ten years of patent prosecution experience;
Experienced at successfully interfacing with business executives and incorporating business aspects into IP filings and plans;
Experienced at successfully advising business executives;
Experienced at successfully leading and mentoring a diverse team;
Practical engineering experience is a plus.
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline;
Concentration in mechanical or biomedical engineering preferred; and
Coursework and/or understanding of human anatomy is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of USPTO and PCT rules, guidelines, and processes;
Thorough knowledge of International and Regional filing timelines and rules necessary to work effectively with foreign counsel;
Demonstrated ability to successfully plan and manage activities for an IP team, including docketing, administrative, and technical/CAD related functions;• Proficient project manager;
Team oriented facilitator/mentor/worker;
Demonstrated technical proficiency;
Ability to quickly identify and understand novel mechanisms and/or processes;
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written);
Excellent persuasion and debate skills;
Excellent multi-tasking ability;
Customer-focused, goal-oriented self-starter
Advanced knowledge of computers and software (e.g. MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Access);
Expert at deciphering mechanical drawings; and
Proficiency with AutoCAD 2-D drafting software and/or AutoCAD Inventor is a plus.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to eight hours per day.
Frequently required to lift and/or carry from 1-5 lbs., occasionally 25-30 lbs.
Frequently required to push and/or pull from 1-2 lbs., occasionally 10-20 lbs.
Routine use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
Regularly required to talk and/or hear, see, see color, handle/reach, and perform repetitive motion.
Able to occasionally travel commercially.
By providing my electronic signature I can, with or without reasonable accommodation(s), perform the essential functions of this position.
Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC is seeking a Patent Law Associate to work in its Burlington, Vermont, offices. We have a strong preference for candidates who have:
Chemistry background – BS or advanced degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, or equivalent
Three to five years of patent experience, including preparing and prosecuting patent applications in chemical/biochemical arts, or a former U.S. patent examiner in a chemical/biochemical art unit, with at least one year of patent experience outside of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office;
Experience with or willingness to prepare and prosecute patent applications in other arts, including software arts, medical-device arts, and electromechanical-device arts;
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and a high level of attention to detail;
Excellent analytical and writing skills;
Superb academic credentials; and
Desire to work in a dynamic collegial environment.
Contact Apply by visiting this link: https://bit.ly/2I66XwP. Please include your resume, cover letter, writing sample.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Burlington, Vermont
Boehringer Ingelheim is seeking an IP Associate Director & Corporate Counsel. Provides legal services to Clients, typically at the Director level and below. Level of counseling may include drafting of legal documents and provision of legal counsel regarding the risks associated with a given business objective. Should have experience in practicing law in intellectual property and patents with the objective of gaining more in depth knowledge of an additional legal area as well as insight into practicing law within a corporate setting. Typically partners with more senior legal counsel in meeting and providing advice where there is a greater legal risk and ambiguity. The successful candidate will have experience preparing and prosecuting patents in the area of large molecule biopharmaceuticals.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Identify patentable inventions through regular interactions with internal R&D project teams, colleagues in legal and collaborators, including evaluating inventions and generating and executing on corresponding patent protection strategies.
• Prepare, for review by more senior lawyer when appropriate, patent applications and prosecution with USPTO, freedom-to-operate analyses, and opinions, as well as review IP provisions in contracts, including research, collaboration and licensing agreements.
• Understanding of federal and state laws, regulations and policies relating to US patent law; ability to interpret and apply such laws, regulations and policies to inform business activities.
• Review proposed publications and presentations for potential impact on patent portfolio.
• Influence clients by identifying and communicating to clients risks associated with day-to-day operational business activities, including training clients on applicable legal issues relating to US patent law.
• Partner with clients to proactively apply legal and regulatory framework to business activity by identifying business goals and developing alternative solutions to assist in the achievement of successful outcomes.
• Negotiate on behalf of (and sometimes partnering with) client to achieve solutions consistent with business objectives.
• Confer with other in-house and outside counsel where appropriate.
• Manage (either directly or indirectly) administrative assistants and other personnel within department.
• Keep current with of evolving legal, regulatory and business issues within lawyer’s expertise and client’s business environment.
• Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school; at least 2 years relevant legal experience; admission to at least one State bar.
• Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
• B.S/M.S/Ph.D. or significant work experience in biology, immunology, biochemistry, or other life science related field.
• A demonstrated competency in the field of biotechnology patent law, including patent preparation and prosecution for large molecule biopharmaceuticals, in particular antibodies.
• Working knowledge of pharmaceutical chemistry is preferred.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent organizational skills; demonstrates discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading global law firms with almost 4,000 lawyers and staff in 31 offices is seeking a Patent Agent.
The Patent Agent is supervised by an intellectual property partner, but will have daily contact with, and will receive guidance from, all of the partners in the practice group for whom this individual provides support.
This position will reside in the Philadelphia, PA office and will be responsible for preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”).
This position will contribute to important strategic patent procurement and enforcement decisions, and the Patent Agent will understand the business context of their efforts.
The Patent Agent will work closely with intellectual property practice group partners and attorneys to protect inventions in a manner that is consistent with his/her technical merit, while assuming significant client responsibilities and providing high quality legal services to domestic and foreign clients.
Perform patent searching
Investigate inventorship issues
Manage the intake of invention disclosures and review disclosures for patentability, novelty, and non-obviousness
Evaluate qualification and applicability of prior art
Study and analyze scientific or technical documents, including previously published patent documents, to assess patentability, novelty and inventiveness
Draft new patent applications; act as a second reviewer for filings; manage the processing of e-File filings
Convert prior provisional applications into utility applications; foreign filed applications into U.S. applications and U.S. applications into foreign applications
Prepare replies to U.S. and foreign office actions
Assist attorneys with prosecution; identify alternative prosecution scenarios and claim strategies to develop patent portfolios
Conduct interviews with USPTO examiners; prepare appeals to PTAB and clearance analyses
Prepare reexamination petitions, reissue applications, and IPR and CBM petitions
Engage in practice development activities to build and maintain client relationships
Prepare substantive client correspondence
Meet with clients to discuss inventions and ascertain whether the inventions are likely to lead to commercially meaningful patent claims
Provide patent prosecution training
Perform other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
A bachelor’s degree in in engineering, including electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, computer engineering, and civil engineering, or computer science, or physics, math or related disciplines.
A bachelor’s degree (and preferably an advanced degree)
At least two (2) years of experience as a practicing patent agent
Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Excellent writing and research abilities are a must, as well as proficiency in written and verbal communication, and strong organizational skills
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.
Globus Medical is seeking a Senior Patent Counsel who will work on a wide variety of Intellectual Property matters within the Intellectual Property Department at Globus including: Product Clearance, Patent Filing & Prosecution, Patent Litigation, and Licensing / Due Diligence. This senior position will require working with and through product development, sales, marketing, finance, legal, and administrative groups. In addition, this individual will assist in planning, developing and implementing overall strategy for the IP department at Globus to meet agreed performance plans.
Leadership: Create and execute strategic vision for Globus IP department including IP portfolio planning by area. Create and manage efficient processes for aggressive patent prosecution, clearances and other activities to assist Globus product development efforts.
Product Clearance: Responsible for timely clearance opinions for product development personnel to ensure timely completion of projects. Working with engineers and managers in product development early on in the development process and providing advice to ensure that the design pathway is clear of existing competitive intellectual property.
Patent Filing / Prosecution: Responsible for aggressive filing and prosecution of Globus patent portfolio to build significant intellectual property value from inventions. Also responsible for timely filing and approvals on trademarks and copyrights as required. The output of this group will be a steady increasing stream of issued patents and trademarks that will provide the foundation for having the best patent portfolio in the spinal industry.
Patent Litigation: Assisting with pending and future litigations. Work with VP and outside counsel in managing all phases of ongoing litigation. Anticipate and prepare for future potential competitive litigation.
Licensing: Assist in business development efforts of the company by providing input for the successful licensing or acquisition of intellectual property from surgeons, companies, and other entities.
Due Diligence: Assist management in IP due diligence activities for M&A transactions.
Adhere to the letter and spirit of the company Code of Conduct, the AdvaMed Code, MedTech Code, and all other company policies. Ensure Compliance with applicable governmental laws, rules, and regulations, both in the United States and internationally, by completing introductory and annual training and maintaining knowledge of compliance as it applies to your role.
Represent the company in a professional manner and uphold the highest standards of ethical business practices and socially responsible conduct in all interactions with other employees, customers, suppliers, and other third parties of Globus.
At least eight years of experience in product clearances, patent procurement and prosecution, and ancillary areas with growing responsibilities preferably in the medical device field. Litigation, litigation support, and licensing experience also desired.
Experience in managing other attorneys and staff desired.
Previous law firm and corporate in-house experience preferred.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Multi-tasking abilities required for successful job completion.
Well organized, detail oriented and a team player capable of working in a deadline dictated environment.
Ability to adequately represent and reflect company philosophy as part of management team to customers, investors, regulatory agencies and industry peers.
JD, with electrical engineering undergraduate/graduate degree preferred.
However, experience with software, medical imaging, and electrical/electro-mechanical medical products with a different technical degree is acceptable as well.
Must have passed at least one state bar and the Patent Bar.
Ability and willingness to travel occasionally.
Globus Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Pierce Atwood LLP seeks a patent associate or agent with 3 to 5 years of patent drafting and prosecution experience in the software area to join its Patent Group, preferably in the Portland, Maine office, however, we are open to multiple locations (Portland, Maine; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; or Boston, Massachusetts). The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering or computer science and a solid understanding, through work experience or otherwise, of software and computer networking principles.
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.
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: email@example.com.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include writing samples with your resume.
Additional Info Employer Type: Law Firm Job Location: New York, New York
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.
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.