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Entry Level Biotechnology Patent Associate / Patent Agent / Technical Specialist

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a biotechnology field, for example, biochemistry, immunology or microbiology. The candidate will work directly with the firm’s personnel and clients on patent matters for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, universities, as well as start-up and emerging companies. The patent matters will involve preparation and prosecution of US patent applications, direction of patent prosecution in other countries, opinion work and related counseling and IP portfolio management. 

All candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong writing, analytical and communications skills. Preferred are 0 to 4 years of patent prosecution experience, admission to the Virginia bar and registration to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. 

Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Cassandra Newberry,