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Life Sciences Associate And Senior Associate - Intellectual Property

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 12,2019

Valid Through

Jan 25,2020

Posted on

Jul 06,2017

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Life Sciences >> Biochemistry
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation - Life Sciences >> Chemistry
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Life Sciences Associate and Senior Associate - Intellectual Property
The candidate will handle: patent prosecution, post-grant proceedings, diligence, opinions, counseling and strategic IP advice. Will work closely with the Litigation/Controversy Department in IP litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels, including Hatch-Waxman and biological products.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 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. Lawyers who have 2-5 years of post-JD experience with a degree in chemistry or biological sciences.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
WilmerHale.
60 State Street
Boston, MA 02109

Review:

"A very large experienced firm that really is top class"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

I would like to see this firm give promotions and reviews more frequently. Considering how big this firm is this should not be much of an issue.

Pros : I loved it while I was at this firm. There is always an interesting case to work on and everyone is very helpful and accommodating. I also enjoyed the friendship that I formed with my secretary.
Cons : Being such a large firm moving up the ranks can feel like quite the task indeed. I felt as though work reviews and promotions were not given out enough.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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