Entry-level IP Patent Technical Specialist or Patent Agent Job in Boston, MA Near Me - 261857 | BCGSearch.com

Entry-level IP Patent Technical Specialist or Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location Massachusetts - Boston

Job ID 5S5L261857

Experience Level No Experience

Client Type Medium to Large Business $$$$

Practice Areas Patent Agents - BiochemistryPatent Agents - BiologyPatent Agents - BiotechnologyPatent Agents - Molecular BiologyPatent Agents - GeneticsPatent Agents - MedicinePatent Agents - Pharmacology

2022-08-09 08:26:23

Boston office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks entry-level IP patent technical specialist or patent agent. The candidate will support lawyers on patent prosecution matters and specifically perform tasks including analyzing invention disclosures, performing patent searches, drafting patent applications, preparing office action responses, and otherwise supporting patent prosecution matters. Will also work closely with and under the supervision of lawyers to support patent litigation, perform due diligence, and support other legal activities. Specific duties include: Drafting patent applications and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Analyzing scientific or technical documents, including previously published patent documents, to assess an invention or issued patent. Drafting detailed descriptions of inventions in precise legal terms (patent drafts), which form the basis for patents to be granted by patent offices in various parts of the world. Managing a U.S. and foreign patent prosecution docket such that deadlines are met. Performing patent and non-patent literature searches for Freedom-to-operate or patentability analyses. Reviewing patents as part of IP due diligence for potential acquisition, financing, or collaboration. Participating in interviews with examiners at the USPTO. Keeping up to date with legal developments in the intellectual property field. Must possess (or expect to receive soon) an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in biological or biomedical sciences (e.g., biochemistry, cancer biology, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, neuroscience, pharmacology, synthetic biology, and systems biology). Must have an advanced degree in biological or biomedical sciences. Any experience in patent law, such as working in a technology transfer office, is a plus. Should become familiar with new areas of biotechnology.

The candidate should have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all contacts. Must be highly organized and responsive, with demonstrated experience managing multiple priorities and deadlines in a changing and demanding environment. Must be a self-starter who possesses the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Should have strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the most responsive and highest quality client service.

A serious Big Law heavyweight with an especially solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and the Mid-Atlantic regions, this firm excels in multiple arenas, from billion-dollar transactions to high-stakes litigation, and everything in between. These days, the firm is prioritizing international expansion, with offices opening across Europe, the Middle East, South America, and Asia, in a move that is sure to bring more cross-border work and multinational clients. Known for its friendly culture, working at this firm means collaborating with brilliant minds and extraordinary individuals.

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