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Life Sciences Patent Agent

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Washington, DC, United States

Life Sciences Patent Agent

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BCG Attorney Search

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1-3 yrs required

Full-time

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Job Overview: A law firm is seeking a Life Sciences Patent Agent to join their team in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will be responsible for preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications in the life sciences field, conducting prior art searches, and providing patentability analysis. This role also involves engaging in practice development activities, building client relationships, and offering valuable expertise in areas such as molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry.

Job Details:

Duties:

  • Prepare, file, and prosecute patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Conduct prior art searches and perform in-depth analysis.
  • Provide patentability analysis.
  • Engage in IP due diligence activities.
  • Participate in practice development to establish and maintain client relationships.
  • Prepare substantive client correspondence.
  • Instruct local counsel for foreign filings and Office Actions.
  • Assist in patent clearance studies and other patent-related opinion projects.
  • Convert prior provisional applications into utility applications.
  • Convert foreign filed applications into . applications.
  • Convert . applications into foreign applications.
  • Study and analyze scientific or technical documents, including previously published patent documents, to assess patentability, novelty, and inventiveness.

Requirements:

  • Hold an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a biological field, such as Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, or Biomedical Engineering, with outstanding academic credentials.
  • Possess a minimum of 1 year of experience as a practicing patent agent in the life sciences field.
  • Be registered to practice before the . Patent and Trademark Office.

Education:

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a biological field.

Certifications:

  • Registered to practice before the . Patent and Trademark Office.

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in life sciences, with a focus on molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry.
  • Strong analytical skills for assessing patentability and conducting prior art searches.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain client relationships.

Benefits offered: The firm provides a comprehensive benefits package, including a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits. Eligible employees can access 401(k) retirement plans and enjoy various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave.

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Apr 14, 2024
Mar 15, 2024

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Attorney

1-3 yrs required

Full-time

Legal

Mar 15, 2024

Apr 14, 2024

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Job Overview: A law firm is seeking a Life Sciences Patent Agent to join their team in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will be responsible for preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications in the life sciences field, conducting prior art searches, and providing patentability analysis. This role also involves engaging in practice development activities, building client relationships, and offering valuable expertise in areas such as molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry.

Job Details:

Duties:

  • Prepare, file, and prosecute patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Conduct prior art searches and perform in-depth analysis.
  • Provide patentability analysis.
  • Engage in IP due diligence activities.
  • Participate in practice development to establish and maintain client relationships.
  • Prepare substantive client correspondence.
  • Instruct local counsel for foreign filings and Office Actions.
  • Assist in patent clearance studies and other patent-related opinion projects.
  • Convert prior provisional applications into utility applications.
  • Convert foreign filed applications into . applications.
  • Convert . applications into foreign applications.
  • Study and analyze scientific or technical documents, including previously published patent documents, to assess patentability, novelty, and inventiveness.

Requirements:

  • Hold an advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a biological field, such as Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, or Biomedical Engineering, with outstanding academic credentials.
  • Possess a minimum of 1 year of experience as a practicing patent agent in the life sciences field.
  • Be registered to practice before the . Patent and Trademark Office.

Education:

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a biological field.

Certifications:

  • Registered to practice before the . Patent and Trademark Office.

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in life sciences, with a focus on molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry.
  • Strong analytical skills for assessing patentability and conducting prior art searches.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain client relationships.

Benefits offered: The firm provides a comprehensive benefits package, including a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits. Eligible employees can access 401(k) retirement plans and enjoy various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave.

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