Patent Agent (San Francisco, CA)

CorporationSan Francisco, California

Our client, a public biotech company in South San Francisco, is seeking a Patent Agent with an advanced degree in Chemistry or related discipline.  The role will handle advising on patent/IP matters, coordinate with outside counsel in prep, filing and prosecution of patent applications, as well as infringement protection.  Will also handle appeal and opposition proceedings, assist in negotiation and drafting of material transfer and research agreements and licenses, and conduct and evaluate searches.  May also maintain database of publications, patents and patent applications.  The ideal candidate is registered with the USPTO (law degree not required) and has at least three (3) years of relevant experience.  This will be the sole Patent Agent in the company’s legal department, reporting directly to a Patent Attorney.  Salary and benefits are competitive.  If you are interested, please contact jobs@partners-group.com (for a full listing of our open positions, please visit http://www.partners-group.com/current-opportunities). 

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