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Austin office of our client seeks life sciences patent agent with experience. The candidate will prepare draft patent applications in particular incorporating scientific aspects of inventions. Will 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. Communicate with, and act as liaison between, inventors and Patent and Trademark Office in connection with all aspects of patent application process. 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. 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 an advanced degree in the life sciences field, with an emphasis on immunology, organic chemistry, biochemistry, chemistry, biology, microbiology, molecular biology or genetics. Must preferably be licensed to practice before the USPTO. Knowledge of principles, procedures, and standards for drafting a range of complex patent documentation in area of expertise is essential. Legal
Must have excellent academic credentials. Must be a self-starter, has a can-do attitude, and possesses excellent administrative skills. Ability to analyze, interpret, and draw inferences from research findings, and prepare reports. Ability to provide operational guidance and leadership to technical staff in area of specialty. Strong investigative and problem resolution skills. Ability to effectively communicate complex factual, technical information. Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals. Advanced oral and written communication skills. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to learn and capably use various software packages. Ability to operate standard office equipment. Ability to facilitate individual and group meetings. Ability to understand and comply with confidentiality issues and ethical responsibilities. Ability to travel to private and public buildings via private or public conveyance to assist in attending to client needs on legal matters.
This global law firm was established over a century ago and has full legal services in a wide range of industries. Their areas of practice include tax, intellectual property, antitrust, competition law, litigation, projects, real restate and construction, environmental law, enforcements and investigations, and regulatory. Their offices are located throughout Texas.1 2018-03-22 22:34:24
Houston office of our client seeks IP patent agent with 4-7 years of experience in both writing and prosecuting patent applications. The candidate will join the growing IP Prosecution, Transactions and Strategy Practice Group. Must have a graduate level degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. Patent Bar admission is required. Legal
This large international New York law firm founded 8 decades ago has established a full-service presence. Clients include large corporations and individuals as well as small and medium-sized businesses. The firm represents a wide range of industrial, financial and commercial enterprises, both publicly and privately held. Firm lawyers represent clients in every state as well as numerous foreign jurisdictions. The firm is organized by legal specialization: corporate, e-commerce, employee benefits, estate planning, government and regulatory affairs, health law, intellectual property, international, litigation and tax. This firm offers competitive salaries, and many firm lawyers also practice interdepartmentally, distinguishing it from many other large law firms.4 2017-06-20 01:19:05
Austin office of our client seeks chemical/materials patent agent with 1+ year of experience. The candidate should have exposure to preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Legal
Founded over a decade ago, this intellectual property law firm is based in Austin and has over 12 attorneys as part of its team. The firm?s expertise is in the areas of due diligence, legal opinions, intellectual property, patent procurement, patent landscape and freedom to operate analysis, audits and harvesting and strategic intellectual property counselling. The firm is popular due to the trust it has gained among its clients since it is known as a provider of high quality and focused work and is also cost effective.1 2017-10-01 02:13:58
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