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Patent Agent (Chemistry)

Company name

BCG Attorney Search

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Date Last Verified

Sep 23, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 23, 2021

Years of Experience

2-10 yrs required


Stamford, CT, United States

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Practice Area
Patent Agents/Technical Specialists >> Patent Agents/Technical Specialists - Life Sciences >> Medicine
Patent Agents/Technical Specialists >> Patent Agents/Technical Specialists - Life Sciences >> Organic Chemistry
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Stamford office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks patent agent (chemistry) with 3+ years of law firm or in-house patent prosecution experience. The candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of partners in our Intellectual Property section and perform a variety of patent-related activities, primarily in the areas of patent prosecution, freedom to operate analysis, and due diligence work. 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 environments. Present ideas, reasoning, and conclusions in a concise way to colleagues. Provide insightful feedback and arguments to colleagues on their ideas. Work with clients on innovative and cutting-edge technologies to procure patent protection and build IP portfolios. Should preferably have an advanced degree in medicinal/organic chemistry to join the IP Prosecution team. Must preferably have an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry. USPTO admission required. Should have knowledge in the following scientific fields: organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and pharmaceutical sciences.

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