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Our client, a publicly-traded life sciences/biotechnology company has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist the executives in their search to add a strong life sciences patent attorney to its growing legal department.
The successful candidate will possess 5 - 10 years of patent law experience servicing the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or chemical industries. An undergraduate and advanced degree (masters or PhD level) in the biological sciences (i.e. molecular biology, chemistry/biochemistry) is required. State bar and USPTO registration is also required. Our client will consider law firm associates from top law firms. In house experience is a plus, but not required. Local candidate preferred, but our client will consider and relocate non-local candidates for this position. This attorney will report directly to the Vice President of Intellectual Property.
This attorney will assist in patent portfolio management, prepare and prosecute of U.S. and foreign patent applications, draft and negotiate technology and research agreements and collaborate closely with research and development project teams to identify patentable inventions. S/he will also advise company colleagues on IP best practices.
Intellectual curiosity along with superb communication and prioritization skills are a must. This attorney must also possess a collaborative nature with the ability to work in a team environment. A high EQ is also required.
Solutus Legal has been exclusively retained on this wonderful search. Interested candidates may submit resumes to email@example.com. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for evaluation.
About Solutus Legal Search
Solutus Legal Search is the leading legal search boutique and market leader in the placement of high quality lawyers in corporations and law firms. We deliver strategic search services for our clients, as well as effective career counseling and placement services for candidates. With over 30 years of collective experience in the search business, our extensive relationships, networks and contacts in the legal community provide our candidates with a crucial edge in landing the perfect job. In addition, our quality of clients and job opportunities is unmatched. Every recruiter at Solutus is an attorney who has practiced in either large law firms or world-class corporations. This added expertise enables our team to better understand your background and career needs and creates a high placement rate for our candidates. Our search specialties include General Counsel and all levels in-house; law firm lateral associate and retained lateral partner placements. With offices across California, Solutus services clients throughout the West Coast, U.S. and the globe. For a current list of our in house and law firm opportunities, please visit our website at www.solutuslegal.com.
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