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Patent Prosecution Associate Attorney (Chemistry)

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BCG Attorney Search

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Date Last Verified

Sep 23, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 23, 2021

Years of Experience

1-10 yrs required


San Diego, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Chemistry
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Organic Chemistry
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San Diego office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks patent prosecution associate attorney (chemistry) with 2+ years of experience. The candidate will work directly with clients on innovative and cutting-edge technologies to develop IP strategy, procure patent protection and build IP portfolios. Will assess scientific literature, patents, and patent application documents, each encompassing a variety of chemical subjects, including organic, synthetic, and medicinal chemistry, as well as material science. Understand, critique and provide insightful opinion on scientific data relating to inventions. Conduct a comprehensive search for scientific articles, patents, and patent application documents relevant to the subject of an invention. Perform in-depth analysis comparing an invention with existing discoveries or inventions. Identify essential elements, features, or components of an invention. Compose patent applications comprising a comprehensive background of the field of an invention, a description of critical features and components of the invention, and a set of claims clearly and distinctly defining the invention. Draft responses to rejection of a patent application for an invention from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other worldwide Patent Offices, providing detailed analysis of the scientific or patent references cited in the rejection, assessing the difference between the invention and the citations, and presenting convincing arguments and reasoning why the patent application is to be allowed as a patent. Collaborate with colleagues on various projects. Adapt effectively in different team environment. Present ideas, reasoning, and conclusions in a concise way to colleagues. Provide insightful feedback and arguments to colleagues on their ideas. Should have an advanced M.S. or Ph.D. degree in organic or medicinal chemistry or relevant laboratory experience. Must have LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school. Admitted to or eligible for admission to the California Bar. USPTO admission required. Knowledge in the following scientific fields: organic chemistry, synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences essential.

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BCG Attorney Search

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