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.
Associate Director/Director, Intellectual Property
The candidate will work in collaboration with the scientific and clinical staff to build strong patent portfolios around key assets to ensure long-term competitive advantage. Responsibilities include to identify and evaluate new inventions, conduct prior art searches, manage new and existing patent portfolios, respond to administrative challenges instituted by third parties, including oppositions and inter partes reviews, ...