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San Francisco office of our client seeks chemistry and life sciences patent agent with 2-5 years of experience in biotechnology. The candidate must have an advanced degree or commensurate experience in the biological sciences, and preferably have expertise in molecular biology. Legal
Must have strong writing skills.
This mid-sized San Francisco-based firm is rapidly expanding and specializes in intellectual property law, antitrust law and commercial litigation. The firm's clientele includes companies involved in some of the world's hottest industries: the Internet, computers and biotechnology. The atmosphere is "competitive, yet collegial." Base salaries are competitive and based on a yearly 1825 (patent prosecution) or 1850 (litigation) minimum hour requirement. Attorneys are also eligible for a discretionary bonus based on hours billed above the minimum level.2 2018-01-24 21:34:37
San Francisco office of our client seeks chemistry patent agent with preferably 1 year of prior experience. 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 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. Should have an advanced degree in chemistry. M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required. Knowledge in the following scientific fields: organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry is essential. Legal
Demonstrated scientific writing ability using proper grammar and vocabulary which also includes the following skills: analyzing and explaining abstract scientific concepts and terms; synthesizing a large amount of scientific or technological literature into a systematic and concise description of the state of the art; and differentiating and describing important differences among related scientific discoveries or technological breakthroughs; Demonstrated skills verbally presenting scientific concepts, terms, and discoveries to wide audiences, including scientists and non-scientists.
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.1 2018-02-03 02:12:41
San Francisco office of our client seeks entry level patent agent with 1 year of experience. The candidate should have strong interest in: Preparing and prosecuting patent applications; Contributing to prosecution strategy; Providing technical and legal research and analysis with respect to matters pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Providing technical support for patent interference and litigation proceedings. Must have strong scientific/technical background in: life sciences (grad level preferred), chemistry (grad level preferred), electrical engineering, computer science, physics, and mechanical engineering. Legal
Since three decades ago, this law firm has provided exceptional legal advice. Their areas of practice include intellectual property, regulatory, tax, international, business, and finance. their offices are located in California, DC, Colorado, and Virginia.1 2017-06-08 10:53:17
San Francisco office seeks junior to mid-level patent prosecution attorney 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. Legal
Since three decades ago, this law firm has provided exceptional legal advice. Their areas of practice include intellectual property, regulatory, tax, international, business, and finance. their offices are located in California, DC, Colorado, and Virginia.1 2017-06-08 10:50:16
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