Patent Associate (Chemistry)
Duties: Work on life science focused patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. Conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent attorneys on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation; draft patent applications and responses to office actions; and advise lawyers on technology issues in preparation for depositions.
Seeking Patent Prosecution Associates with 1-3 years of patent prosecution experience to work in the firmâ€™s Life Sciences patent group in the office. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, Candidates will draft and prosecute patent applications, prepare patent opinion letters, provide IP counseling to clients, and conduct patent due diligence studies in connection with business transactions. Will supervise junior attorneys and patent agents as part of globa...
Patent Prosecution Associate
The candidate must have 1-5 years of substantive experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, conducting patent validity, non-infringement, and freedom-to-operate analyses, and supporting IP due diligences, patent litigations, post-grant proceedings (IPR, PGR, interferences) and other IP matters related to small molecule pharmaceuticals. Should preferably have an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred, or M.S. with several years industry ...
Patent Litigation Associate
The candidate must have 3+ years of experience and an advanced degree in Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry. Patent prosecution experience is a plus.