18 days old

Biotech Patent Agent or Technical Specialist

Dentons LLP
Dallas, Texas 75201

Global statement on diversity and inclusion

We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to the success and strength of our Firm and the quality of our advice to, and representation of, our clients. We are committed to providing a flexible environment where everyone respects, supports and learns from our collective skills, talents and differences. By attracting, supporting, promoting and retaining individuals from all backgrounds, inclusive of race, ethnicity, faith, religion or spiritual beliefs, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, abilities, social perspective and other characteristics, we create a dynamic and inclusive work environment that is critical to our success.

Learn more about our diversity and inclusion efforts.

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. 

Learn more about the Dentons Intellectual Property & Technology practice group. 

Equal opportunities

Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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

How to apply

Search firms

Search firms may click here to complete an application on behalf of a candidate.

Direct applicants

Click here.


Posted: 2022-01-07 Expires: 2022-02-06

Latest Legal News

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Biotech Patent Agent or Technical Specialist

Dentons LLP
Dallas, Texas 75201

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast