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Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences General Attorney in Madison, WI

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Company name

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Madison, WI

Date Last Verified

Jun 22,2018

Posted on

Apr 10,2018

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Associate Patent Attorney The candidate reporting to the Vice President, Intellectual Property, will be responsible for both growing and maintaining Arrowhead’s patent portfolio. Will be expected to: Develop and implement national and international patent prosecution strategies; Draft and file new patent applications; Prepare responses to office actions on the company’s existing US and international patent filings; Coordinate activities with outside patent counsel; Confer with the company’s scientists to identify patentable inventions; Assist in conducting prior art searches, analyzing patents, and preparing freedom-to-operate opinions; Develop a deep understanding of the company’s RNAi platform from both chemical and biological perspectives; Exercise knowledge of US patent law; Assist with other general legal matters, as appropriate; Work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. with technical undergraduate degree and/or advanced degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, or Life Sciences. Current USPTO registration is needed. Should have 1-5 years of patent prosecution experience, preferably related to pharmaceuticals and/or biotechnology. Should have strong scientific background and understanding. Must have excellent understanding of patent prosecution strategy and process as it relates to drug discovery and development. Should have excellent written and oral communication skills. analytical skills are needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
502 South Rosa Road
Madison, WI 53719