Biotech Patent Agent Job in Pasadena, CA Near Me - 326213 |

Biotech Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location California - Pasadena

Job ID 2TJD326213

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Patent Agents - BiotechnologyPatent Agents - Molecular Biology

2024-02-22 05:46:12

A law firm in Pasadena, CA, is seeking a Biotech Patent Agent with a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology or a related field. The ideal candidate will have 1-6 years of experience and will be responsible for assisting with patent prosecution and drafting patent applications in the biotechnology field.


  • Assist attorneys with patent prosecution, including drafting responses to office actions and preparing amendments.
  • Conduct prior art searches and analyze patent and scientific literature.
  • Collaborate with inventors and attorneys to identify patentable inventions.
  • Draft and review patent applications and related documents.
  • Communicate with clients to obtain necessary information and updates.
  • Assist with patent portfolio management and strategy.


  • PhD in Molecular Biology or a related field.
  • 1-6 years of experience in biotechnology patent prosecution.
  • Knowledge of USPTO regulations and procedures.
  • Strong understanding of molecular biology and biotechnology concepts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.


  • PhD in Molecular Biology or a related field.


  • Patent Agent registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is preferred but not required.


  • Proficiency in conducting prior art searches using patent and scientific databases.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple deadlines effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with inventors, attorneys, and clients.
  • Familiarity with patent drafting and prosecution procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software applications.


  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Contributions to health and dental plans.
  • Subsidized gym membership.
  • Disability coverage.

This law firm is based in California and was founded over seven years ago. Since its inception, the firm has developed and grown beyond its capacity with a large number of attorneys working for it. The practice areas of the firm are methods and technologies, designing patent coverage for particular products, organizing and reviewing patent portfolios globally, defining patent prosecution strategies globally, determining foreign, US and international patent filing strategies and protecting inventions through patents.

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