Chemistry Patent Agent
Kansas City, MO
Practice Area: Patent Agents - Chemistry, Job Type: Attorney, Firm Type: Law Firm, Experience: 1 Years, Kansas City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a chemistry patent agent to draft and globally prosecute patent applications in organic chemistry and pharmaceuticals. The candidate will be responsible for litigation support and providing patentability, invalidity, freedom to operate, and due diligence assessments. Will support pharmaceutical patent litigation, including infringement and validity assessments, deposition support, expert witness support, and trial support. Draft and globally prosecute patent applications in the chemical arts. Provide support in the management of client patent portfolios. Coordinate and correspond with foreign law firms and associates to file foreign patent applications. Coordinate and correspond with clients for processing and legalization of formal documents for filing in US and foreign patent offices. Review country requirements and obtain Foreign Filing License where needed. Maintain client portfolio and provide the client with estimates of costs for future filings and maintenance. Assist in the firm's standardized procedures to enhance malpractice prevention. Prepare and send notices to clients regarding upcoming deadlines. Correspond with foreign law firms regarding filings, deadlines, and billings. Anticipate supervising partner or client needs for specific projects. Delegate effectively and as appropriate with paralegals or legal administrative assistants. Design, recommend and implement new processes and procedures to increase group efficiency. A Ph.D. degree in chemistry (organic, analytical, or medicinal) or related fields is required. USPTO registration (or ability to qualify) is essential. Law firm or in-house IP experience is preferred. This firm is home to nearly 500 attorneys spread across 13 offices nationwide, an excellent size for associates and partners alike. The firm offers a full suite of practice areas and caters to businesses of many sizes and industries, with particularly strong litigation and corporate services. With a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, community involvement, and pro bono service, this is an excellent firm at which to work.Additional Skills: The candidate must have strong verbal and written communication skills. Should be self-motivated with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be highly professional with a strong customer service orientation. Should be able to meet billable hour requirement of 1650 per year.
1 To 2 Years
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August 25 2021 on BCG Attorney Search