Bioengineer Patent Attorney

Employer
Core Group Resources
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 04, 2024
Closes
Apr 05, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Contract Type
Permanent
Core Group Resources is America's leading recruitment company. Founded by a service academy graduate who has offshore experience, Core Group Resources' expertise is unmatched in the marine offshore market, finance, IT, renewables, & non–profit for executive search, staffing, and expertise identification.

Bioengineer Patent Attorney Job Summary
Our esteemed Amlaw200 client is seeking a bioengineer patent attorney for their Houston office to assist in transactional work and patent prosecution.

Bioengineer Patent Attorney Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough analysis and review of bioengineering patent applications, ensuring compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and patent office guidelines
  • Draft high–quality patent applications for bioengineering inventions, including detailed technical descriptions and legal claims
  • Collaborate with inventors, scientists, and clients to understand the technical aspects of bioengineering inventions and provide strategic legal advice
  • Conduct patentability searches and analyze prior art to assess the novelty and patentability of bioengineering inventions
  • Prepare responses to office actions from patent examiners, including drafting arguments and amendments to overcome rejections
  • Manage and maintain a portfolio of bioengineering patent applications, including tracking deadlines, communicating with clients, and filing necessary documentation
  • Assist in due diligence investigations and provide legal opinions related to intellectual property matters in transactional work, such as mergers, acquisitions, and licensing agreements, with a focus on bioengineering technologies
  • Stay updated on changes in patent law and regulations related to bioengineering inventions, and advise clients accordingly.
  • Participate in meetings, hearings, and negotiations with clients, patent examiners, and opposing counsel as needed, representing the firm's expertise in bioengineering patents
  • Work collaboratively with other attorneys and support staff within the Houston office and across the firm to provide comprehensive legal services to clients
  • Maintain confidentiality and integrity in handling sensitive client information and matters related to bioengineering patents
  • Support business development efforts by participating in client pitches, presentations, and networking events to attract new clients and maintain existing relationships, with a focus on bioengineering industries and stakeholders

Bioengineer Patent Attorney Position Requirements

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence from an accredited law school with exceptional academic credentials (top 25% required)
  • 4+ years of experience Bar membership in both Texas and the USPTO A book of portables/business is a plus