Description: Patent Prosecution Partner/Immunology
This position is virtual and requires an advanced degree in the biological sciences, preferably in immunology, infectious disease, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology or genetics. It does not require a portable book of business.
Primary responsibilities include drafting patent applications including specifications and claims in clear concise English; conduct interviews with clients to obtain invention disclosures; develop strategies for protecting inventions; review and analyze patent file histories, database searching (e.g., keyword and sequence searches and research in connection with IP diligence. The position will also be responsible for analyzing US and foreign Patent Office actions and preparing responses thereto, conducting examiner interviews and performing necessary legal and technical research using all available resources including libraries and computer data systems.
Candidate must have USPTO and a state bar. Also requires experience effectively managing a docket with multiple clients and deadlines, conducting legal and technical research and analysis in support of various patent-related matters and working closely with other attorneys and staff. Ideal candidate must be articulate, highly motivated and an effective communicator with excellent academic performance.
Years Experience: (5 - 10)
Specialty: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Molecular Biology
Bar Requirements: USPTO
Date Opened: 02/18/2019