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Biotechnology Patent Prosecution Associate

Office Washington, DC
Practice Area
Date Posted Feb 02, 2024
Application Deadline Aug 31, 2024
Washington, DC Office or Remote
Rothwell Figg, a premier intellectual property law firm in Washington, DC, is seeking an experienced patent attorney to join its thriving chemical and biotechnology patent prosecution practice.  This position will provide the opportunity to work on a wide variety of patent prosecution matters in the chemical, pharmaceutical, biological, and biotechnology fields with quality domestic and foreign clients.
 
The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree in chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, or a related field.  Candidates must have three to five years of chemical or biotech prosecution, PTAB post-grant proceedings, and/or opinion experience.  Must be registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office and an advanced degree is strongly preferred.  Top academic credentials, strong analytical abilities, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well on a team are required.  Rothwell Figg offers a hybrid work schedule, competitive salaries, and excellent benefits.
 
The salary range for this position is $260,000 to $365,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Rothwell Figg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Post-Clerkship - Patent Litigation Associate

Office Washington, DC
Practice Area
Date Posted Mar 15, 2024
Application Deadline Jul 31, 2024
Washington, DC Office
Rothwell Figg, a premier intellectual property law firm in Washington, DC, is seeking a district court or Federal Circuit judicial clerk to join the firm as an associate attorney.  This position will provide the opportunity to work in Rothwell Figg’s thriving patent litigation group on a variety of patent litigation matters with quality domestic and foreign clients.
 
The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate or advanced degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, or a related field.  Preferred candidates will be registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.  Top academic credentials, strong analytical abilities, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well on a team are required.
 
We understand that different judges have different policies on when clerks can apply and interview with law firms, so we accept applications throughout the year.  Please confirm your judge's policy prior to applying.
 
The salary for the position is $235,000 to $390,000 depending on qualifications and experience.  Rothwell Figg offers a hybrid work schedule and excellent benefits.
 
Rothwell Figg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.