Chemistry Patent Agent or Scientific Advisor
Houston office of an AmLaw firm seeks patent agent or scientific advisor with background. The applicant will support the Firms patent prosecution practice, leveraging technical ability to assist the Firms clients in protecting their technology with patents. Will work under the supervision of a licensed patent attorney to draft patent applications and prosecute applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as well as manage international prosecution of patent applications. Support client innovation efforts through active participation in the preparation of patent specifications, including drafting of claims. Assist attorneys in the writing of scientific and technical documents clearly and concisely, conducting legal and technical research using all available resources in support of various patent-related matters. Draft patent applications and prosecute applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Responsible for managing multiple matters simultaneously with various deadlines while maintaining a calendar to meet due dates established by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and/or clients. Advise and communicate regularly with supervising attorney regarding the status of their client matters. Perform other duties as assigned. An advanced degree is preferred. Technical areas most preferred are chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, polymer chemistry/science, and the like. Should have technical background and background in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, polymer chemistry/science, and the like. With over 100yrs of legal background, this firm grew from 1 office to being nationally recognized. It now has over 350 attorneys, and has offices in the following areas: Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The firm has 7 different offices total. Some of the industries they focus on include: Energy, Info Technology, Insurance, Construction, Government, Trade Associations Finance, Colleges, Health Care, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Retail, Transportation and Logistics.Additional Skills: The applicant should have a Bachelors Degree. Must have excellent oral and written correspondence are skills. Excellent language and grammar skills, and ability to write scientific documents clearly and concisely is essential. Strong issue solving abilities and ability to conduct complex and detailed analysis of patent-related matters is essential. Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment is needed. Should be highly organized, with strong attention to detail, with ability to handle multiple deadlines and adhere to due dates. Must have proficiency, skills and knowledge of the position as well as a commitment to continuous improvement and development. Excellent proficiency with Ms office is essential.
1 To 2 Years
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