Intellectual Property

IP Associate (Chemistry)   –   Boston, MA

Job Id: 1701

Large international firm is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of law firm experience and a Ph.D in organic chemistry or a related field to join their busy life science focused patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. Duties include: 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. Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent Office is required.

IP Associate (Biotechnology)   –   Boston, MA

Job Id: 1700

Large international firm is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of law firm 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: 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. Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent Office is required.

IP Litigation Associate (Life Sciences)   –   Boston, MA

Job Id: 1699

Large international firm seeks an associate with 3-5 years of significant patent litigation experience in U.S. District Courts and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (post-grant proceedings), including participating in underlying case analyses; conducting factual and legal research; drafting pleadings; participating in discovery on infringement, validity, and damages issues, including depositions and expert discovery; researching and drafting dispositive and discovery motions and claim construction briefing; and participating in pre-trial and trial activities. The ideal candidate will have: an undergraduate or master’s degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or other life sciences discipline.

IP Associate (Life Sciences)   –   Boston, MA

Job Id: 1465

Large Boston-based firm is seeking a 2nd – 5th year associate with a degree in chemistry or biological sciences. A PhD in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry or in a related discipline is strongly preferred. Prior patent prosecution or litigation experience with small molecule drugs and/or biologics is also preferred. Our Intellectual Property (IP) Department offers a broad platform and includes: patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings, diligence, opinions, counseling and strategic IP advice.

IP Associate (Materials Science)   –   Washington, D.C.

Job Id: 1598

Am Law 100 firm in D.C. seeks 2nd – 5th year patent associate with a degree in Materials Science (or Chemical Engineering with significant experience with materials science). The candidate preferably also has experience with mechanical and electromechanical technologies.

IP Associate (Biochemistry, MB., Immunology)   – Washington, D.C.

Job Id: 1593

Prestigious national IP firm seeks 4+ year associate who is a registered patent attorney with a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology or immunology. Experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of molecular biology, immunology, immunooncology, genetics, and agricultural biotechnology would be particularly useful.

IP Associate (Life Sciences)   –   Washington, D.C.

Job Id: 1592

Well established national firm seeks 4+ year for its Life Sciences practice group with experience representing emerging companies in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and/or medical device sectors. Ideally, candidates will have experience negotiating and drafting agreements regarding intellectual property rights, including patent license agreements with universities and collaboration agreements with pharmaceutical companies.

Litigation IP Associate   – New York

Job Id: 1591

Large firm seeks 2nd – 3rd year IP litigation associate. Experience in cases involving patent or other IP rights is helpful, but not required. The position will involve representation of biopharma manufacturers, research institutions and universities in patent, inventorship, and contract disputes before U.S. courts, in arbitral proceedings, in the International Trade Commission, and in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A science degree is not required.

IP Associate (Chemistry)   – New York

Job Id: 1589

Well known IP Firm seeks 2nd – 5th year IP associate with PhD in chemistry or closely related field. Patent prosecution experience and USPTO registration strongly preferred. Previous experience in pharmaceuticals and a degree or strong background in organic or synthetic chemistry a plus.

IP Associate (CS, EE, Physics)   – New York

Job Id: 1588

Large IP firm seeks 2nd – 4th year IP associate with a strong background in computer science, electrical engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or closely related field. Prior experience with robotics, autonomous vehicles, or wireless network communications is a plus. Patent prosecution experience and experience handling a prosecution docket strongly preferred.

IP Associate (EE)   –   San Francisco

Job Id: 1570

Am Law 100 firm is currently seeking a 2nd – 4th year associate with a strong technical background in electrical engineering. Experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications is required. Some litigation and/or post-grant experience desired. Advanced degree in EE required. Registration with the USPTO preferred; prior firm experience preferred.

IP Associate (CS/EE)   –   San Francisco

Job Id: 1537

Am Law 200 firm seeks patent associate/tech specialist or patent agent with a degree in the field of electrical engineering or computer science with experience patenting complex software technologies, as well as experience with mechanical/electrical devices. Minimum of 2 years of patent preparation and prosecution required.

IP Associate (Chemistry)   –   San Francisco

Job Id: 1499

Large international firm is currently seeking a 2nd – 4th year IP associate with a strong technical background in chemistry. Some experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications and conducting IP due diligence and FTO analyses is required. Advanced degree required (PhD preferred; will consider an MS with substantial industry experience). Registration with the USPTO required; prior firm experience preferred.

IP Associate (EE)   –   San Francisco

Job Id: 1423

Am Law 100 firm seeks an experienced attorney with either patent litigation or prosecution experience. Candidates must be fluent in Mandarin, have an electrical engineering background, and LED and/or semiconductor experience.

IP Associate (Biological Sciences)   –   Chicago

Job Id: 1462

Large Chicago-based firm is seeking a 3rd – 5th year associate or Patent Agent with experience and a strong technical background in biological sciences. Some experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications and conducting IP due diligence and FTO analyses is required. Advanced degree required (PhD preferred; will consider an MS with substantial industry experience). Registration with the USPTO required; prior firm experience preferred.

IP Associate (Chemistry)   –   Chicago

Job Id: 1447

International firm is seeking a 2nd – 4th year IP associate with a Ph.D in organic chemistry or a related field to join our busy life science focused patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. Duties include: 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. Broad scientific knowledge in biotechnology or related field is required.

IP Associate (Biotechnology)   –   Chicago

Job Id: 1433

Large national firm seeks 2nd – 4th year IP associate with an advanced degree in biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, pharmacology, and/or life sciences. Candidates should have experience in drafting and prosecuting biotechnology patent applications.