Patent Agent/Advisor (Biotech)

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Salary: $negotiable

An Am Law 200 firm is currently seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with at least 1 year of legal experience as well as substantive industry experience and a Ph.D. in biotechnology or a related field to join their 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. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in in biotechnology or related field required. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others. Must be a registered USPTO patent agent or eligible to sit for the USPTO registration exam and otherwise meet the requirements for registration as a patent agent. Law school tuition assistance available.

 

Ref: # HR0074

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