Entry Level Technical Specialist or Patent Agent

San Diego, California
September 23 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Law Firm
Job Type

The San Diego office of Dentons US LLP is seeking a PhD level scientist interested in pursuing a career in patent law to join our sophisticated Intellectual Property & Technology group, which focuses on the biotechnology/pharmaceutical technologies. The person hired for this position will be part of an expert team and will work collaboratively with others, and will be trained in patent prosecution. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the preparation and prosecution of US and foreign patent applications and related documents
  • Conducting literature searches and other research as necessary to support the practice
  • Providing technical support as needed

This is an excellent chance to explore a career in patent law, to be part of a dedicated team, and to work on patent matters related to biotechnology, including molecular biology, immunology and diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals.  Dentons offers all the benefits of a growing international law firm, including a competitive salary and benefits package and robust training opportunities. 

Personal skills/attributes

  • Excellent written communication skills and an ability to communicate research in written work product
  • Diligent with a proven attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills
    Values teamwork and works effectively with others

Technical skills

  • PhD in either biological or chemical science is required
  • Background in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, and/or organic chemistry is required 
  • Candidates with postdoctoral and/or industry experience are encouraged to apply

Other requirements

  • Please include a cover letter and undergraduate and graduate transcripts with application

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