I.P. - Patent Prosecution Associate - Life Sciences (Washington, D.C.
I.P. – Patent Prosecution Associate – Life Sciences (Washington, D.C. Office) page is loaded I.P. – Patent Prosecution Associate – Life Sciences (Washington, D.C. Office) Apply locations Washington, D.C. time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R2018
Job Description Summary:For over 50 years, Fenwick & West has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become, and remain, market leaders. From emerging enterprises to large public corporations, our clients are leaders in the technology and life sciences sectors and are fundamentally changing the world through rapid innovation. One reason for this success is Fenwick's nationally recognized Patent Group, which was named the Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property (Nationwide 2023 & 2022), ranked as a Tier 1 Patent Prosecution Firm in California by Chambers USA (2022), named as Highly Recommended for Patent Prosecution in California by IAM Patent 1000 (2022), and is consistently recognized as a leading patent prosecution practice by The Legal 500, including receiving the Highest Tier Nationally for Patent Prosecution (2022).
We are seeking a patent associate with at least one year of legal practice experience, preferably at a law firm, for our life sciences practice in either our Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, or Washington D.C. The ideal candidate will have a PhD (or MD) in cell biology, immunology, molecular biology, microbiology, oncology or a related field. Post–doctoral experience is desirable but not required. Member of the California, Washington State, New York, or Washington D.C. Bar required (a dmission to the Bar in the jurisdiction where the work is being performed is required ) . A USPTO registration number, superior academic credentials, excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills a must.
To apply , please complete our online application and include a cover letter, resume, full academic transcripts (law school, undergraduate, and graduate transcripts), and two writing samples ( 1. an application drafted by the candidate, and 2. an office action response with persuasive argument drafted by the candidate) .
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Benefits and Compensation Details:
At Fenwick, we believe that our partners and employees are our most important asset. Helping you and your families achieve and maintain good health – physical, emotional, and financial – is the reason we offer a comprehensive benefit program. We provide benefits to eligible employees under plans such as Healthcare, Life Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, and Wellbeing.
The anticipated range for this position is:$225,000 – $370,000
Depending on the role, the actual base salary offered may depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.
A discretionary bonus for eligible employees may also be available based on performance. Additional information about employee eligibility for benefits and discretionary bonus will be made available upon request.Similar Jobs (4) I.P. – Patent Agent – Life Sciences (Washington, D.C. Office) locations Washington, D.C. time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago I.P. – Technology Transactions (Life Sciences) Associate, Washington, D.C. Office locations Washington, D.C. time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago About Us Our Story
For more than five decades, Fenwick & West has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become, and remain, market leaders. From emerging enterprises to large public corporations, our clients are leaders in the technology, life sciences and cleantech sectors and are fundamentally changing the world through rapid innovation.
Having worked alongside such progressive and cutting edge companies for so long, our culture has come to reflect the entrepreneurial spirit of our client base. Unlike traditional law firms, we move at our clients' speed and have earned the reputation as a go–to law firm for growing companies that need insightful, strategic counsel to help tackle the challenging issues that arise when the law cannot keep up with their pace of innovation.
With the same passion for excellence and innovation reflected in our client base, our firm is making revolutionary changes to the practice of law through substantial investments in proprietary technology tools and processes. Our clients demand–and deserve–new ways to receive best–in–class legal services more effectively. At Fenwick, we are proud to be shaping our legal services to do just that. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.Equal Opportunity Employer
Fenwick & West LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and, as such, conducts all employment–related activities without regard to unlawful consideration of race, religion, color, marital status, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, gender, genetic characteristics or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal employment discrimination laws. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.Agency Submissions
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