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Intellectual Property Patent Prosecution Associate (Chemistry)


Moore & Van Allen, PLLC has an immediate need in its Charlotte office for an Intellectual Property Associate.

The background of our patent team spans a variety of engineering and applied sciences disciplines as well as significant applied technical experience. Many of our attorneys have substantial industry experience. Our patent team provides comprehensive patent services, including U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, infringement and patent validity opinions, licensing, due diligence, litigation, maintenance, patent portfolio development and management, and work on patent-related commercial matters.

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC has an immediate need in its Charlotte office for an Intellectual Property Associate with IP focused patent prosecution experience in chemistry, biochemistry, and biosensors. Qualified individuals will preferably have a post-grad degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry and 3+ years of patent prosecution experience and are registered to practice and in good standing before the USPTO. Particular interest in candidates with experience in the fields of enzymes, electrochemical or amperometric analyte sensing, RNA/DNA/Aptamer signal transducers, membranes and redox mediators, and polymer chemistry. Excellent academic performance and strong interpersonal skills required.



At Moore & Van Allen, representation extends beyond traditional legal services. Founded in 1945, and ranked in the Am Law 200 for 22 consecutive years.

We represent ideas, values and aspirations. We represent carefully laid plans and bold long-term goals. By immersing ourselves in a deep understanding of what is important and meaningful to our clients we bring clear perspective to any legal challenge and find solutions in unexpected places.

An unwavering focus on our clients has led to steady growth as one of the largest law firms in the southeast. More than 330 attorneys in over 60 areas of focus represent clients across the country and around the globe. Blue-chip Fortune 500 organizations, financial services leaders, domestic and global manufacturers, retailers, individuals, and healthcare and technology companies benefit from our strategic, innovative approach to significant business transactions, complicated legal issues and difficult disputes.


Our benefits program reflects the firm’s commitment to helping our attorneys achieve a satisfying personal and professional life. Some of our eligible benefits include:

  • Competitive base pay structure
  • Discretionary bonus program
  • Eligible for paid time off + 11 paid holidays
  • Reimbursements for moving expenses, bar review courses, bar examination fees and bar association dues
  • Medical and dental insurance (domestic partner eligibility)
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Technology package for at-home office


Posted: 2023-01-12 Expires: 2024-01-12

With approximately 300 attorneys, a long history of civic service, and noted national, regional and local clients, Moore & Van Allen ranks among the Southeast's preeminent and fastest growing full-service law firms and ranked on the American Lawyer's 2019 Law 200 ranking. The Firm is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, with branch offices in Research Triangle, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina. Our attorneys provide counsel to international banks and manufacturers, energy leaders, health care and technology companies, and more. 

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