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Patent Agent needed for Seattle office

Type Full-Time

Location Washington - Seattle

Job ID IC1M326532

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Patent Agents - Cellular TechnologyPatent Agents - BiotechnologyPatent Agents - Molecular Biology

2024-05-21 09:11:06

A law firm in Seattle is seeking a Patent Agent with expertise in Molecular Biology to join its Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Group, Patent Development and Strategy Subgroup. The ideal candidate should possess strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized schools, prior experience in a large or mid-sized law firm, and transferable skills. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates with a background in life sciences, particularly biotechnology, and registration with the USPTO. An advanced degree, preferably a PhD, in molecular and cellular biology or similar disciplines (excluding chemistry, medical device, or pharmaceutical sciences) is preferred. Experience in litigation, opinions, licensing, patent due diligence, and/or trademark matters is also desirable.

 

Duties:

  • Conducting patent prosecution activities including drafting, filing, and prosecuting patent applications
  • Providing legal and technical advice on patent matters related to molecular biology
  • Conducting patentability and freedom-to-operate searches and analyses
  • Assisting with patent portfolio management and strategy development
  • Collaborating with inventors, attorneys, and clients to identify and protect intellectual property assets
  • Participating in patent litigation matters and providing technical support as needed
  • Conducting patent due diligence investigations for corporate transactions
  • Drafting and negotiating licensing agreements and technology transfer agreements

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in molecular biology or related field
  • Registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • 2-5 years of experience in patent prosecution and intellectual property matters
  • Strong academic background from a nationally recognized institution
  • Prior experience in a large or mid-sized law firm is preferred
  • Advanced degree, preferably a PhD, in molecular and cellular biology or similar disciplines (excluding chemistry, medical device, or pharmaceutical sciences)
  • Background in life sciences, particularly biotechnology, is highly desirable
  • Experience in litigation, opinions, licensing, patent due diligence, and/or trademark matters is preferred

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in molecular biology or related field
  • Advanced degree, preferably a PhD, in molecular and cellular biology or similar disciplines

 

Certifications:

Registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

 

Skills:

  • Proficiency in patent prosecution procedures and practices
  • Strong understanding of molecular biology principles and techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product

Benefits Offered:
The firm offers a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan.

This Amlaw firm is best known for allowing its associates to find a balanced work load that best suites them. As a result, the company operates with an entrepreneurial culture, offers flexible face-time, and values diversity and a work space inclusive of everyone. This firm is also one that values pro-bono work?encouraging their associates to gain real-life experience and take charge of their own opportunities and success.

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