Biotechnology Patent Agent

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Washington, DC, United States

Biotechnology Patent Agent

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2-8 yrs required

Full-time

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A law firm in Washington, DC, is seeking a Biotechnology Patent Agent to join its team. The patent agent will handle various patent prosecution matters in the biological, biotechnology, chemical, and pharmaceutical fields. The role involves working with quality domestic and foreign clients, requiring expertise in chemical or biotech prosecution, PTAB post-grant proceedings, and providing legal opinions.

Duties:

  • Manage and prosecute patent applications in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, and pharmaceuticals.
  • Conduct legal research, and analysis, and provide opinions related to patent matters.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their business objectives and assist in developing patent strategies.
  • Participate in PTAB post-grant proceedings and provide support in related legal activities.

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, organic chemistry, pharmacology, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience in chemical or biotech prosecution, PTAB post-grant proceedings, and/or opinion work.
  • Registration to practice before the USPTO.

Education:

  • Advanced degree (Master's or .) in biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, organic chemistry, pharmacology, or a related field.

Certifications:

  • Registration to practice before the USPTO.

Skills:

  • Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Legal research and opinion drafting.
  • Collaboration and client management.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Contributions to health and dental plans.
  • Subsidized gym membership.
  • Disability coverage.

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