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Patent Associate (biochemistry Or Chemistry)

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Law Firm

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Date Last Verified

Sep 16, 2021

Valid Through

Dec 30, 2021

Posted on

Dec 10, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Biochemistry
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Chemistry
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Patent Associate (biochemistry or chemistry)
The candidate should have 3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience and at least a B.S. in Biochemistry or Chemistry. Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required. A Ph.D. and/or industry experience is preferred. Experience with pharmaceutical or biotechnology subject matters is a plus. Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Company info

Jennifer Stark
Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP.
255 E. Fifth Street
Suite 1900
Cincinnati, OH 45202


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Former Employee - Reviewed on June 29, 2019

Treat employees better.

Pros : Decent initial pay
Cons : No work/life balance. Treats staff employees like children. Expensive benefits, $50 co-pay for a regular dr. visit. Quality of work doesn't matter they just want employees who tow the line and if you speak up about any dissatisfaction you will be reprimanded.
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2019
Job type : Full time

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