Job Details

Legal Staff Technical Specialist (Patent Agent) in San Francisco, CA

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Company name

Gladstone Institutes.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Patent Agents/Technical Specialists - Hard Sciences General
Patent Agents/Technical Specialists - Life Sciences General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

May 22,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2018

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Patent Agent / Senior Patent Agent The candidate will manage Intellectual Property (IP) from receipt of invention disclosure through patent prosecution, working with general oversight from company's in-house counsel. Will work closely with company inventors and outside patent counsel. Make recommendations for patent filings and patent prosecution decisions. Assist with company licensing efforts. Maintain IP dockets (both internal and web-based). Review all patent prosecution legal bills. Work with other departments (Grants, Corporate Liaison and Ventures (CLV) regarding the company IP portfolio. Do iEDISON and CIRM reporting for related inventions. Perform other IP tasks as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Life Sciences degree. Ph.D. degree is preferred. Must have 3+ years of experience as a Licensed Patent Agent or Attorney and familiarity with US patent prosecution and PCT procedures, searching patents, and working with patent attorneys and inventors. Should be familiar with current research techniques and tools. Registration with the USPTO as a patent practitioner is required. Hands-on experience with patent prosecution is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Gladstone Institutes.
P.O. Box 419100
San Francisco, CA 94141-9100
Fax: 415-431-4039