Patent Agent

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world?s leading international law firms with almost 4000 lawyers and staff in 30 offices is seeking a Patent Agent for the IP-Life Sciences Practice Group reports directly to an IP-Life Sciences Partner. Morgan Lewis is a leading choice for businesses seeking protection of valuable Intellectual Property rights. The firm has more than 150 intellectual property professionals and technical specialists. We are widely regarded as a leader in providing strategic patent advice to startups and Fortune 500 companies alike. One of the major focuses of our office is patent prosecution for the life sciences industry, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. We also routinely handle complex post-grant proceedings at the US Patent Office. This position will reside in the Boston Office and will be responsible for:
? Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office
? Performing prior art searches and analysis
? Patentability analysis
? Engage in practice development activities to build and maintain client relationships.
? Prepare substantive client correspondence.
? Instruct foreign filings and Office Actions.
? Assist in patent clearance studies and other patent-related opinion projects
Experience / Qualifications
? An advanced degree with excellent academic credentials
? At least two years of relevant patent prosecution experience in the fields of chemistry, biology or biomedical engineering
? A registered Patent Agent
? Strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Qualified candidates must apply online by visiting our website at www.morganlewis.com and selecting ?Careers.?
Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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