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.
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 ...