Patent Attorney

Therapeutic Proteins International, LLC

Stats

  • Patent Prosecution SPECIALIZATION
  • Chicago LOCATION
  • SN1203 REFRENCE NUMBER

Details

Posted:
Jun 18, 2012
Education:
Doctorate
Contact:
HR
Phone:
312.235.3600

Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze third party patents to identify freedom to operate issues and plan strategies for dealing with such issues, such as recognizing patent validity and non-infringement issues and working with researchers identify design-around strategies.
  • Draft and prosecute patent applications directed to biotechnology-related inventions, including monoclonal antibodies and other biotherapeutics.
  • Ability to identify and analyze legal and intellectual property issues, define risks, and present clear recommendations.

Requirments

PREREQUISITES: Education:

  • Advanced degree in molecular biology or related field (Ph.D. strongly preferred)
  • JD from ABA-approved law school; good standing with state bar (preferably Illinois) Experience:
  • 5-8 years in-house or law firm experience as patent attorney working in biotech or pharmaceutical company
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting and prosecuting biotechnology patent applications in US and other countries around the world, and conducting freedom to operate and patent invalidity and non-infringement analyses.
  • Patent Litigation experience desirable and preferred Certifications, Licenses, etc.:
  • License to practice patent law

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Language:

  • Must read, write, speak English with utmost fluency and skill Mathematical Skills:
  • Must be able to apply basic mathematical skills for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Reasoning Skills:
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Computer and/or Technical Skills:
  • Must be able to use various Microsoft Office software (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project).
  • Must be able to do advanced formatting. Other:
  • Must have good time management skills.
  • Must have strong editing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to collaborate and function well in a team environment.
  • Self-motivated and efficient, with good business judgment.
  • A high degree of creativity and initiative is expected.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: General Work Environment:

  • Office space in a suite of offices Noise:
  • Nothing extraordinary required Standing/Lifting:
  • Nothing extraordinary required Visual:
  • No special requirements Stress:
  • High paced demanding environment to meet ambitious project goals Travel:
  • No travel expected; however, candidate must be able to work out of Company’s Chicago, IL office and Company’s Deerfield, IL office

How To Apply

To Apply please mail your resumes at: jobs@theraproteins.com