Mid-Senior Level Patent Agent

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Lisle, IL, United States

Mid-Senior Level Patent Agent


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2-14 yrs required



Job Overview: A law firm seeks a Mid-Senior Level Patent Agent to provide technical expertise in life sciences patent practice. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with colleagues and in-house counsel, conduct IP due diligence, prepare and prosecute patent applications, and liaise with clients and patent offices. This role offers opportunities for advancement and training in a collegial environment.

Job Duties:

  • Provide technical expertise in life sciences patent practice
  • Work closely with colleagues and in-house counsel on IP-related issues throughout the product lifecycle
  • Conduct freedom to operate and/or IP due diligence search and analysis
  • Prepare and prosecute patent applications
  • Liaise with clients, the USPTO, and foreign associates
  • Collaborate with colleagues across practice groups and offices


  • . (or master's or other advanced degree) in biological sciences, ., molecular or cell biology, microbiology, immunology, genetics, or biochemistry
  • Superior academic record with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Prior law firm experience with patents in pharmaceutical and life sciences fields
  • Current registration and in good standing with the USPTO
  • 3-8 years of patent experience
  • Leadership skills and ability to excel in a team environment
  • Interest in relationship-building, both internally and externally
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent law school credentials and references

Location: Lisle, IL


  • Competitive salaries
  • Quality benefits programs
  • Workplace flexibility
  • One-on-One Career Coaching
  • Professional development opportunities and support


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