Intellectual Property Associate Attorney Job in Alexandria, VA Near Me - 336747 |

Intellectual Property Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Virginia - Alexandria

Job ID DIJZ336747

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 8 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas IP - Patent - Organic chemistryIP - Patent - Life Science General

2024-07-04 19:34:55

A law firm in Alexandria, VA is seeking a highly qualified Intellectual Property Associate Attorney with a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or a closely related field. The role involves drafting and prosecuting patent applications before the USPTO and international patent offices, along with providing valuable litigation, pre-litigation, and risk management expertise.



  • Draft patent applications and manage patent prosecution processes before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and global patent offices.
  • Conduct thorough patentability searches and analyses.
  • Provide strategic intellectual property advice and guidance to clients.
  • Assist in intellectual property litigation and pre-litigation activities.
  • Manage and oversee intellectual property portfolios for clients.



  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or closely related scientific field.
  • Admission to practice law in Virginia or eligible for admission by waiver.
  • Registration to practice before the USPTO is mandatory.
  • 4-8 years of hands-on experience in patent prosecution, focusing on Organic Chemistry or related disciplines.



Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or closely related scientific field.


Certifications (Preferred):

Certification in Intellectual Property Law.



  • Proficiency in drafting patent applications and responding to office actions.
  • Deep understanding of patent prosecution strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to perform comprehensive patent searches and analyses.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

This Amlaw firm prides itself in a lower billable requirement and the ability for its associates to have a good work/life balance. The firm provides a collaborative work environment and there is a higher opportunity to move up from associate to counsel, than at most big firms.

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