Foley & Lardner LLP
Boston, MA, United States
Legal, Intellectual Property, Chemistry
Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent attorney or agent with about 2 years or more of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join the firm’s pre-eminent, national Intellectual Property Department’s Chemical, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Practice Group in our Boston, Madison, San Diego, or Washington, DC office. Qualified candidate must hold an advanced degree in Chemistry or a related field and have strong patent preparation experience – domestic and international, specifically in organic chemistry or similar technology. Experience preparing responses to Office Actions issued by the USPTO required. Ideal candidates will have immediately transferable skills, with a strong academic background, excellent written and oral communication skills, and law firm experience and/or industry experience. Candidates must be admitted before the USPTO, or should be scheduled to take the Patent Bar in the near future. Mandarin language skills, although not required, would be a plus. To be considered, an associate candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the bar of the state where the office of hire is located will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit cover letter identifying office preference, resume, and transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, and law school, if applicable). Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.
Foley & Lardner LLP
Website : https://www.foley.com/
Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing our clients and their industries. With over 1,100 lawyers in 24 offices across the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia, Foley approaches client service by first understanding our clients’ priorities, objectives, and challenges. We work hard to understand our clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Our clients view us as trusted business advisors because we understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses.