Chemistry Patent Agent Job in Rochester, NY Near Me - 329667 |

Chemistry Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Rochester

Job ID RLB5329667

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 Patent Agents - Chemistry

2024-04-02 06:13:41

A law firm in Rochester, NY is seeking a Chemistry Patent Agent with 4+ years of experience in patent application drafting and prosecution. The candidate will assist in preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), conduct prior art searches, draft opinions on patentability, and interface with inventors and engineers. Superior writing skills, admission to practice before the USPTO, and a strong technical background in Chemistry or a related field are required.



  • Prepare and prosecute patent applications before the USPTO.
  • Conduct prior art searches and draft opinions on patentability and clearance.
  • Interface with inventors, engineers, and other client stakeholders.
  • Support internal teams on various intellectual property matters.
  • Maintain high standards of performance and attention to detail.
  • Utilize computer-assisted legal resources for research and drafting.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and internal teams.
  • Collaborate with attorneys and other patent professionals on case strategy.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or similar technical background.
  • 4+ years of experience in patent application drafting and prosecution.
  • Admission to practice before the USPTO.
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and computer-assisted legal resources.
  • Conscientiousness, dedication, and self-discipline.
  • Positive and flexible attitude.
  • Well-developed interpersonal and client relation skills.



Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or similar technical field.



Admission to practice before the USPTO.



  • Patent application drafting and prosecution.
  • Prior art searches and patentability opinions.
  • Technical expertise in Chemistry.
  • MS Office proficiency.
  • Strong writing and oral communication.
  • Attention to detail and organization.
  • Client relationship management.

With more than a century and a half of experience, this premier law firm is often named as one of the best law firms in the country by the top legal periodicals. Based in New York, this firm is comprised of a sizable team of seasoned attorneys who welcome diversity and actively serve their community. Some of the firm's core practice areas are intellectual property, litigation, and real estate development and finance. The firm also offers an excellent summer associate program.

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