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New York City office of our client seeks biotech patent agent with 2+ years of experience in patent prosecution and preparation. The candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of senior associates and partners in the 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 scientific fields, including molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology, and computational 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. Should have an advanced degree/PhD in Biochemistry or Molecular and Cellular Biology. Knowledge in the following scientific fields is required: molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, and computational biology. Legal
This mid-sized New York law firm is a multidisciplinary firm with a regional, national and international practice. Attorneys deliver professional legal services in traditional areas such as litigation, business law, real estate, public finance, commercial law, tax, financial planning and labor. Associates begin their first year with an extensive orientation program and then are assigned a mid-level associate in their practice area who will serve as a mentor throughout the first year. There is an entrepreneurial spirit throughout the work environment. Attorneys here are guided by an abiding respect for professional excellence and collegiality while emerging as an active, innovative and progressive law firm.2 2018-01-25 06:30:19
New York City office of our client seeks patent agent with 2+ years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, immunology, cell biology, virology, microbiology, genetics, pharmacology, or neuroscience. Should be registered with the USPTO and in good standing. Large firm or IP-boutique experience is preferred. Legal
This distinguished law firm was established toward the end of the nineteenth century. It is a global firm comprised of highly skilled attorneys. The firm has several offices across the United States and an international office in China. It concentrates on every facet of civil and commercial law. Diversity in the workforce is encouraged. It is dedicated to pro bono efforts and community outreach programs. The firm is an award-winning legal establishment.2 2018-01-29 16:26:42
New York City office of our client seeks patent agent with 1-5 years of experience. The candidate will communicate with, and act as liaison between, inventors and Patent and Trademark Office in connection with all aspects of patent application process. Will evaluate and report on the technological aspects of inventions and other scientific matters. Advise attorneys on general and specific technologies and investigate those technologies as needed. Prepare draft patent applications in particular incorporating scientific aspects of inventions. Prepare draft responses to communications from U.S. and foreign patent offices with regard to factual and other scientific matters. Discuss the scientific aspects of inventions with clients and inventors and thereafter provide attorneys with a report on those discussions. Draft, organize, analyze, review and summarize documents. Review and analyze client and other files. Conduct regulatory and factual research. Communicate face-to-face, by e-mail and by telephone with staff, clients, vendors, and PTO and agency personnel. Coordinate workflow with outside service providers. Organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints in an efficient and cost effective manner. Identify and analyze complex patent issues and problems and implement solutions. Interact professionally with clients, lawyers, and employees at all levels and provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact while safeguarding confidentiality. Provide direction and guidance to legal support staff on specific issues, as appropriate. Stay abreast of technology trends and make recommendations regarding technology needs. Undertake continuing education, and remain abreast of current patent prosecution issues and trends, as required to maintain appropriate accreditation in the field. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Must have a Bachelor's degree in chemistry, molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, or biotechnology. Industry experience in those fields a plus. A license to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office are a must. Advanced working knowledge of database research principles, methods, techniques, and resources is required. Knowledge of principles, procedures, and standards for drafting a range of complex patent documentation in area of expertise is essential. Legal
Excellent academic credentials is needed. Strong investigative and problem resolution skills is essential. Advanced oral and written communication skills is required. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals is needed.1 2018-04-02 22:29:32
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