Patent Agent needed for Boston office Job in Boston, MA Near Me - 264735 |

Patent Agent needed for Boston office

Type Full-Time

Location Massachusetts - Boston

Job ID HL8C264735

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 8 Years

Client Type Medium to Large Business $$$$

Practice Areas Patent Agents - Molecular BiologyPatent Agents - GeneticsPatent Agents - Medicine

2022-08-12 06:40:49

Boston office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a patent agent with 2+ years of patent prosecution experience. The candidate will join the IP Prosecution team. Will help to build and manage patent portfolios for life sciences start-ups. Assess scientific literature, patents, and patent applications in a variety of biology fields, including cell biology, cancer biology, immunology, genetics, and molecular biology. Understand, critique, and provide insightful opinions on scientific data relating to inventions. Conduct comprehensive searches for scientific articles, patents, and patent applications relevant to inventions. Perform in-depth analysis comparing inventions with existing technologies. Identify essential elements, features, or components of the 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; and conduct inventorship determination and analysis. 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. Conduct freedom-to-operate and patentability reviews and analyses on prior art references and patent documents; prepare and review information disclosure statements and similar disclosures for submission before the USPTO and foreign jurisdictions. Collaborate with colleagues on various projects; adapt effectively in different team environments; 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 a research background in cell biology, gene therapy, structural biology, or immunology. Must have a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Immunology, or related biological science. USPTO is required and post-doc preferred. Should have knowledge of the life sciences industry. IP litigation experience or clerkship/judicial internship preferred. Must have 2+ years of patent drafting and searching experience at a law firm for agents.

The candidate should have skills in verbally presenting scientific concepts, terms, and discoveries to wide audiences, including scientists and non-scientists. Must have scientific writing ability using proper grammar and vocabulary that 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.

Built on excellence and driven by change, this AmLaw 100 firm is appealing to associates for its nimble, collaborative legal teams addressing the shifting legal and regulatory requirements of the global market?s most competitive industries. Associates regard the firm as one of the ?heathiest work environments? they have worked in, as well as dealing with interesting work and early responsibility or junior associates. The firm is dedicated to pro bono work, using their program to provide training and guidance for associates. Compensation at this firm is competitive with peer firms in the region.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

The estimated salary for this position is $310,278*.

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