(CA) Palo Alto, Medical Devices Mid-Level Patent Attorney - Cooley
We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with 3-6 years of substantive patent prosecution experience to join our busy life science patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. An undergraduate or graduate degree in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or bioelectrical engineering, or a graduate degree in chemistry or the biological sciences is required. USPTO registration is required. Duties include but are not limited to: conducting prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; preparing and prosecuting patent applications; patent prosecution counseling; due diligence support; and litigation support. Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others.