Pittsburgh - Health Sciences Department - Patent Agent
Firm’s Health Sciences Intellectual Property practice group is seeking a Patent Agent in its Pittsburgh office. Ideal candidates will have an undergraduate or graduate degree in Biochemistry or Biomedical Engineering and all experience levels will be considered. A Ph.D. and/or industry experience is preferred. USPTO registration is required. Candidates must also have excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on client contact and a wide range of work, including:
• Drafting patent applications and prosecution related documents
• Drafting post grant review documents and opinion letters
• Portfolio management
• Strategic analysis
Firm’s Health Sciences Intellectual Property practice focuses on all aspects of patent counseling and protection, including patent prosecution, portfolio management, and the enforcement of patent rights. We provide formal and informal patentability, validity, infringement and freedom-to-operate evaluations and opinions. We help prioritize research targets for intellectual property portfolio expansion and help our clients’ inventors understand the patent submission process. We work with a diverse range of companies and research institutions throughout the life sciences sector including pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, academic and governmental research institutions, digital health companies, and health care providers. Many of our attorneys and patent agents are scientists with advanced degrees who have hands-on experience in scientific and medical research. This is an excellent opportunity to join a high-energy team with more than 100 lawyers from across multiple disciplines who are devoted to helping health sciences clients succeed. Our team collaborates with each other and with clients throughout the health sciences spectrum to provide bespoke solutions and achieve remarkable success.
Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible depending on the candidate
Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.
To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.
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