Intellectual Property Patent Agent Job in Alexandria, VA Near Me - 334054 |

Intellectual Property Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location Virginia - Alexandria

Job ID NRU6334054

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas IP - Patent - Cellular TechnologyIP - Patent - ChemistryIP - Patent - BiochemistryIP - Patent - BiologyIP - Patent - BiotechnologyIP - Patent - Molecular BiologyIP - Patent - BioengineeringIP - Patent - GenomicsIP - Patent - BiophysicsIP - Patent - BiomechanicsIP - Patent - NeuroscienceIP - Patent - OncologyIP - Patent - EndocrinologyIP - Patent - Organic chemistryIP - Patent - GeneticsIP - Patent - MedicineIP - Patent - Life Science General More

2024-05-31 03:36:36

A law firm is seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Mid-level Intellectual Property Attorney to join their team in Alexandria, VA. The candidate will primarily focus on patent counseling, procurement, and opinions, with opportunities for licensing and enforcement. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in patent prosecution and a strong background in biology or biotechnology.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Advise clients on effective intellectual property strategy options.
  • Prepare and prosecute complex patent applications.
  • Manage and prosecute a global patent portfolio across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Instruct foreign patent counsel in the prosecution of foreign counterpart applications.
  • Consult with inventors, technical experts, and patent portfolio managers to ensure robust patent filings.
  • Conduct patentability, freedom to operate, and infringement and invalidity analyses.
  • Provide detailed opinions on IP matters.
  • Engage in opportunities for patent licensing.
  • Support enforcement actions as needed.



  • Ph.D. or MS in a biology discipline (e.g., molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, or biotechnology).
  • Minimum of 4 years of patent prosecution experience.
  • Proven track record in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
  • Experience managing global patent portfolios.
  • Client counseling and opinion development experience.



  • Active USPTO Registration.
  • Good standing in the bar(s) where licensed to practice law.



  • Superior academic record.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical abilities.
  • Superior technical communication skills.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.

This law firm has two offices located in Wilmington and Philadelphia. Even though this firm only has two offices, they were ranked best law firm of the year in 2015. They continue to have a number of their lawyers ranked for best lawyers year after year. Some have had the title for ten years. The firm has been operating for over five years and they focus on trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, IP protection, patents, litigation and licensing.

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