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Chemistry IP Associate Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

1-12 yrs required

New York City, NY, United States


Posted on
Jun 20, 2024

Valid Through
Jul 20, 2024


A law firm in New York City, NY, specializing in intellectual property law, seeks a qualified Chemistry IP Associate Attorney with expertise in patent prosecution. The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree in chemistry, with a focus on organic chemistry preferred, or substantial industrial experience in organic chemistry. This role involves drafting and prosecuting chemistry patent applications, with a preference for candidates experienced in the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Duties:

  • Draft and prosecute chemistry patent applications, particularly in organic chemistry and pharmaceuticals.
  • Conduct patentability searches and analyses, providing opinions on patent validity and infringement.
  • Collaborate with inventors and scientists to understand inventions and prepare patent applications.
  • Advise clients on intellectual property matters, including patent strategy and portfolio management.
  • Assist in intellectual property litigation, including preparing pleadings and motions related to patents.


  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in chemistry, organic chemistry, or a related field.
  • 2-6 years of experience practicing intellectual property law, specifically in patent prosecution.
  • Admission to at least one State Bar in the U.S. and registration to practice before the USPTO.
  • Superior academic credentials with a track record of high achievement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts clearly.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in drafting and prosecuting patents within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Familiarity with international patent laws and procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.


  • Proficiency in drafting patent applications and responding to office actions.
  • Ability to conduct patent searches and analyze technical and patent literature.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective client communication and collaboration.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities effectively.


  • Advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in chemistry, organic chemistry, or a related discipline.
  • Admission to at least one State Bar in the U.S.
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
125 Park Avenue, 25th floor
New York
New York
United States 10017
Phone : (212) 232-0277
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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