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Patent Agents - Tech Specialists - Associates - Chemistry

Foley Hoag LLP
Boston, Massachusetts, New York, NY
Closing date
Dec 10, 2022

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Attorney / Patent Agent
Job Type
Full time

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Boston high res

Patent Associates/Agents/Technology Specialists – Chemistry


Foley Hoag’s Intellectual Property Department is accepting applications for Patent Associates, Patent Agents, and Technology Specialists in our Boston and New York offices from chemists with an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., in Chemistry.

We seek applicants with strong academic credentials, excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Both entry-level and experienced candidates will be considered. Experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of small molecules, pharmaceuticals, synthetic methods, polymer science and drug discovery would be preferred, but is not necessary.

A successful candidate who is not a registered patent agent will be expected to take and to pass the USPTO registration exam within a year of being hired.  Candidates are encouraged to review the USPTO eligibility criteria prior to applying.

At Foley Hoag, we staff our clients’ patent matters leanly, affording patent agents and technical specialists an opportunity for significant responsibility and excellent career development. They typically work one-on-one with associates and partners, gain a depth of experience in a broad range of patent strategy, drafting, prosecution and diligence matters, and get immediate client contact. Such experience has contributed to the firm’s consistently excellent rankings in various national satisfaction surveys and industry recognition lists.

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Foley Hoag LLP is among the largest law firms in Boston with nearly 250 lawyers. Within the basic framework of general corporate representation, corporate finance and litigation, the firm provides a broad spectrum of legal services to its regional, national and international clients.

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