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Jr Patent Associate or IP Technical Specialist/Patent Agent (Chemical Engineering Background) (Closed)

Date Posted: 5/12/2020

Job #1573073
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Description

Our client, a nationally ranked IP law firm, is currently looking to add a Technical Specialist or Patent Agent to its Minneapolis office. The candidate should have experience with preparation of patents within the medical device industry, and a background in chemical or biomedical engineering (advanced degree a plus).


This firm will also consider Junior IP Associates with up to 3 years of experience, but IP Support Candidates with several years of experience in the above areas are preferred.

Job Requirements

  • 2-3 years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications (or at least 2 years experience in the medical device industry or medical device patent applications)
  • Must have a background in chemical engineering or biomedical engineering (or a closely related field)
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and work both independently and in a team environment
  • Must be registered to practice before the USPTO
  • Must be admitted to the Minnesota Bar in good standing (if Jr Associate)
  • Experience as a scientific advisor in a law firm is a plus
Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes in confidence to for consideration.