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The firm is currently in need of a Patent Agent/Advisor to handle complex life science prosecution and counseling matters. This Agent/Advisor will also be the point person for 2 major pharma companies. The Agent/Advisor will work closely with company’s in-house counsel and scientists in regard to patent portfolio development. This person will also be involved in client pitches for new business development, and the training and management (if desired) of junior Agents/Advisors. The person will have extensive client interaction in this position. If desired, this Agent/Advisor can assist the IP transactional team working on complex scientific IP transactional matters.  

This prestigious AM international law firm is among one of the largest law firms in the world and has an elite Life Science Practice Group. The practice group services startups and emerging growth companies backed by prestigious venture capital investment firms, in addition to representing several Fortune Pharma companies. The firm has also been recognized as one of the best firms to work for. Companies look to this firm for high level prosecution and counseling, complex IP transactional matters, and representation on high stakes bet the company litigations.  

The IP leadership seeks a Patent Agent/Advisor who holds a Ph.D., in Biological Science or other Life Sciences related disciplines. Current experience (minimum 2 plus years) in an AM law firm or a prestigious IP boutique. Excellent academics along with excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. This position can be based out of New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or Silicon Valley. The IP leadership is willing to relocate the qualified Agent/Advisor and will consider telecommuting candidates.  

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