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Corporate Patent Counsel

Your role : Within Patents/Life Science provide counseling and IP support to R&D teams and business managers. Represent

the company before the US PTO and manage representation in procedures at other patent offices such as the EPO and JPO.

Your activities include participation on international project teams, drafting patent applications and evaluating complex patent

landscapes and issues in the context of our development projects and businesses from a legal as well as an economic point of

view. Manage and prosecute an active and expanding global patent portfolio, participate in a regular patent committee

meetings, devise, implement and revise IP strategies for the IP portfolios and businesses. Provide IP advice on collaborations,

service and other such agreements and negotiate and draft licensing agreements. Monitor third party patent activity in your

area of responsibility.


Who you are :

Minimum of a Masters degree, preferably a Ph.D in Molecular Biology or BioChemistry

Registered member of at least 1 state Bar in good standing

Registered with the US Patent Office as a Patent Attorney for 3 - 7 years

3-7 years work experience as a Patent Attorney in a law firm or corporation

Experience in international patent law and ability to assess third party patents

Fluency in English required. Knowledge of other languages are an advantage

Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills required

Must be self-reliant, with sound decision making ability and an ability to effectively present and communicate abstract and

complicated issues

Strong attention to detail

Understanding of economic/business concepts

Able to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of time


Job Requisition ID:  182609
Location:  Burlington
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Biochemistry, Biology, Molecular Biology, R&D, Science, Research

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