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Entry-level IP Patent Technical Specialist or Patent Agent

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Company BCG Attorney Search Location Boston, MA, United States





Sep 19, 2022

Oct 19, 2022


Boston office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks entry-level IP patent technical specialist or patent agent. The candidate will support lawyers on patent prosecution matters and specifically perform tasks including analyzing invention disclosures, performing patent searches, drafting patent applications, preparing office action responses, and otherwise supporting patent prosecution matters. Will also work closely with and under the supervision of lawyers to support patent litigation, perform due diligence, and support other legal activities. Specific duties include: Drafting patent applications and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Analyzing scientific or technical documents, including previously published patent documents, to assess an invention or issued patent. Drafting detailed descriptions of inventions in precise legal terms (patent drafts), which form the basis for patents to be granted by patent offices in various parts of the world. Managing a U.S. and foreign patent prosecution docket such that deadlines are met. Performing patent and non-patent literature searches for Freedom-to-operate or patentability analyses. Reviewing patents as part of IP due diligence for potential acquisition, financing, or collaboration. Participating in interviews with examiners at the USPTO. Keeping up to date with legal developments in the intellectual property field. Must possess (or expect to receive soon) an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in biological or biomedical sciences (e.g., biochemistry, cancer biology, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, synthetic biology, and systems biology). Must have an advanced degree in biological or biomedical sciences. Any experience in patent law, such as working in a technology transfer office, is a plus. Should become familiar with new areas of biotechnology.

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