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Mid-Senior Level Patent Agent

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

2-10 yrs required

Chicago, IL, United States


Posted on
Feb 09, 2024

Valid Through
Mar 10, 2024


Job Overview: A law firm is seeking a Mid-Senior Level Patent Agent with expertise in life sciences patent practice. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues and in-house counsel, conduct IP-related searches and analysis, prepare and prosecute patent applications, and collaborate across practice groups and offices. This role offers opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment, with training opportunities and growing levels of responsibility.


  • Provide technical expertise in life sciences patent practice
  • Work closely with colleagues and in-house counsel on IP-related issues throughout the product lifecycle
  • Conduct freedom to operate and/or IP due diligence search and analysis in support of licensing and acquisitions and/or research and development of large-molecule products
  • Prepare and prosecute patent applications, developing strong patent portfolios for pipeline products and platform technologies
  • Liaise with clients, the USPTO, and foreign associates regarding domestic and foreign patent application processes and strategies


  • Ph.D. (or master's or other advanced degree) in biological sciences (e.g., molecular or cell biology, microbiology, immunology, genetics, or biochemistry)
  • Superior academic record, strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, and strong attention to detail
  • Prior law firm experience with patents in pharmaceutical and life sciences fields
  • Current registration and good standing with the USPTO are required
  • 3-8 years of patent experience, including experience as a patent specialist, patent agent, and patent attorney


  • Leadership skills and ability to excel in a team environment
  • Keen interest in developing and implementing relationship-building skills
  • Experience working with diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter
  • Flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent law school credentials and references

Location: Chicago, IL


  • Competitive salaries
  • Quality benefits programs, including an annual stipend to support interests and hobbies outside of the workplace
  • Workplace flexibility
  • One-on-One Career Coaching
  • Outstanding professional development opportunities and support

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
200 South Wacker Drive, 31st Floor
United States 60606
Phone : (312) 321-9411
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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