Biopharmaceutical company based in Seattle seeks to hire a patent counsel to support its commercial stage Research & Development. The position reports to the Associate General Counsel, Patents.
The successful candidate will identify and evaluate corporate inventions for patentability, including medicinal chemical and biotechnology inventions, and determine strategy for protection. S/he will also work on a variety of matters including patent counseling, opinion work; development, technology, and commercialization agreements; patent protection of inventions; and intellectual property due diligence.
2 -5 years of related patent preparation and prosecution experience in a law firm or corporation, an undergraduate degree in chemistry or biology, and the ability to understand the science related to the Company’s biopharmaceutical research and development programs. Must be admitted to practice in front of the USPTO.
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