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Biotech Patent Agent or Technical Specialist

Dentons US LLP
Dallas, Texas 75201
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Responsibilities and practice

The Dallas office of Dentons US LLP is seeking a biotech patent agent or technical specialist with excellent academic credentials and a PhD in a life sciences discipline to join our Intellectual Property & Technology practice.  The person hired for this position will work directly with partners and other team members and will contribute to the practice by assuming such responsibilities as:

  • Drafting and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in the fields of biotechnology and life sciences
  • Contributing to a broad range of intellectual property matters including patent prosecution 
  • Conducting patentability or freedom to operate searching
  • Supporting the practice by performing general research and writing

This is a great opportunity to work with one of the top biotech patent groups in the world, and to enjoy the benefits of a growing international law firm. 


Position requirements

Personal skills/attributes

  • Excellent written communication skills and an ability to produce written work product that is concise and effective
  • Conscientious with a proven attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to offer unique perspectives on complex issues
  • Organized and efficient with disciplined time management skills 
  • Embraces teamwork and works effectively with others who have different styles

Technical skills

  • PhD in a life science discipline is required 
  • Law firm or PTO experience is not required, but is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills

Other requirements

  • Please include undergraduate and graduate transcripts with application


Posted: 2021-09-02 Expires: 2021-10-02

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