Bioengineer Patent Attorney

Core Group Resources
May 07, 2024
May 19, 2024
Contract Type
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