Boston, MA: AmLaw100 firm is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with 1-4 years of law firm experience and a Ph.D in organic chemistry or a related field to join our busy life science focused patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. Duties include but are not limited to: conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent attorneys on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation; draft patent applications and responses to office actions; and advise lawyers on technology issues in preparation for depositions. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in biotechnology or related field is required. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, work well with others as well as strong academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school. Applicants must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent Office.
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