Biotech Intellectual Property Associate Attorney Job in San Diego, CA Near Me - 318390 | BCGSearch.com

Biotech Intellectual Property Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - San Diego

Job ID Q0AD318390

Experience Level No Experience

Job Experience Max. 5 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas IP - Patent - BiochemistryIP - Patent - BiotechnologyIP - Patent - Molecular BiologyIP - Patent - MedicineIP - Patent - Life Science General

2023-12-04 23:18:10

A law firm in San Diego is seeking a Biotech Intellectual Property Associate Attorney to join its team. The ideal candidate will have 0-5 years of experience, an advanced degree (Ph.D.) in biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, or microbiology, and a strong background in practicing before the USPTO. The candidate should also have an appreciation for organic chemistry and bioinformatics. Admission to the CA Bar and the ability to practice before the USPTO as a registered U.S. Patent Attorney are essential.

 

Duties:

  • Conduct patentability and freedom-to-operate analyses.
  • Draft and prosecute patent applications before the USPTO
  • Provide legal counsel on intellectual property matters related to biotechnology
  • Conduct due diligence in support of business transactions
  • Advise clients on patent strategy and portfolio management
  • Stay abreast of developments in biotech and intellectual property law
  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to understand and address their legal needs

 

Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of relevant experience in biotech intellectual property law
  • Experience practicing before the USPTO commensurate with the candidate’s years in practice
  • Additional appreciation of organic chemistry and bioinformatics is desired

 

Education:

  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, or microbiology
  • J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school

 

Certifications:

  • Admission to the CA State Bar
  • Admission (or ability to become admitted) to practice before the USPTO as a registered U.S. Patent Attorney

 

Skills:

  • Strong understanding of biotechnology and intellectual property law
  • Ability to conduct patentability and freedom-to-operate analyses
  • Excellent drafting and prosecution skills for patent applications
  • Legal research and analytical skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Business acumen in advising clients on patent strategy
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Continuous learning and adaptability to changes in the legal landscape

Associates say that this firm offers an attractive work/life balance along with a laid-back atmosphere. Inclusion, they say, is a part of the firms culture. They also advise that career progression opportunities are available to those who are highly-motivated and willing to be inquisitive.

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