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San Francisco office seeks junior to mid-level patent prosecution agent with 1-5 years of experience. The candidate will serve in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Will serve in the IP strategy and portfolio management. Must have strong scientific background, preferably at the graduate level, in chemistry or the life sciences. USPTO Registration is required.
Although the San Francisco office of this full-service, multi-national juggernaut is known primarily for its large Litigation department, its Business department is growing and, in fact, includes an outstanding International Transactions practice. Despite its size and impressive stature within the legal community, insiders claim the firm maintains a "small firm" culture – associates are neither competitive nor pretentious and the firm itself is notoriously unhierarchical. Salaries are competitive (although associates complain the firm will never be the first to raise salaries), and billable hour pressure is manageable.
San Francisco office of our client seeks patent agent with 4+ years of life sciences experience. The candidate will be supporting all aspects of the patent practice, including the evaluation of invention disclosures, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and intellectual property due diligence. Must have a graduate degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, bioengineering, biology, or related field. Work experience in chemical and pharmaceutical industries are essential. USPTO Registration is needed.
The Bay Area law practice was launched four years ago. Practice areas are broad in scope. A few of their practice disciplines consist of appellate, intellectual property, commercial-class action litigation, environmental, and labor-employment. The Northern California office employs forty-one practiced attorneys. They endorse many community service organizations such as Compass Community Services, and The Point Foundations. Attorneys were recognized in top law publications.
San Francisco office of our client seeks biology patent agent with 2-5 years of substantive industry experience. The candidate will conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses. Will 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. Should have a Ph.D in biology or a related field to join the busy life science focused patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. Broad scientific knowledge in biology is required. Must be eligible to sit for the USPTO registration exam and otherwise meet the requirements for registration as a patent agent.
Located in San Francisco, California, this dynamic firm boasts strong Litigation and Corporate departments and specializes in the representation of emerging companies and the financial institutions that serve their markets. The firm's clients include some of the today's fastest-growing companies in areas such as information technology, life sciences and finance. The firm's attorneys describe the work atmosphere as "intense but cooperative" – at least one associate claims she has no problems finding colleagues willing to lend a hand. Salaries are very competitive.
San Francisco office of our client seeks chemistry patent agent with relevant experience. The candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of senior associates and partners in Intellectual Property section and perform a variety of patent-related activities, primarily in the areas of patent prosecution, opinion drafting, 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, physical chemistry, and possibly materials science and multiple biological areas, including cell biology, cancer biology, immunology, crystallography, and molecular biology. Understand, critique and provide insightful opinion on scientific data relating to inventions. Conduct 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 environment. Present ideas, reasoning and conclusions in a concise way to colleagues. Provide insightful feedback and arguments to colleagues on their ideas. Work with clients in prosecuting patent applications. Formulate and ask clients questions essential to clarifying the distinct features or properties of the invention. Investigate and respond promptly to clients' inquiries about the prosecution of patent applications. A Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is essential. Knowledge in organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry are essential.
This international law firm was founded nearly 80 years ago and has offices in London, Boston, Israel, New York, Washington D.C., Stamford, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. The firm holds expertise in communications, employment, labor and benefits, corporate and benefits, environmental law, antitrust, real estate, public finance, private equity, white collar criminal defense and parallel proceedings, tax, venture capital, international, intellectual property, litigation, health law, government law and contracts and bankruptcy and commercial law.
San Francisco office of our client seeks patent agent with 5+ years of patent prosecution and drafting experience. The candidate will be preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents; conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments. Will be supporting business development; managing large domestic and foreign dockets and other duties as assigned. An ability to handle additional technological areas such as the biological sciences is a plus. Should have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience and be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Training in the fields of molecular biology, biotechnology or a related field is essential.
Although this large, dynamic San Francisco-based firm is best known for its outstanding litigation practice, which covers very high-profile commercial matters involving intellectual property, employment, securities, secured transactions, antitrust, banking, professional malpractice, and products liability, it also has very solid corporate and bankruptcy practices. The firm enjoys an excellent reputation in San Francisco and sets an "extraordinarily high standard" for the quality of its work. By all accounts, the firm's attorneys are a unique and diverse group; according to a candidate that interviewed here recently, "everyone had a really interesting, well-rounded personality." The firm's attorneys possess exceptional academic and professional credentials; many are former federal judicial clerks, including several former Supreme Court clerks.
Patent Agent - Life Sciences Attorney jobs in San Francisco, California
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