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Junior Patent Prosecution Associate or Patent Agent

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
New York, New York 10001
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Junior Patent Prosecution Associate or Patent Agent

Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, seeks a patent prosecution associate with 1 to 3 years of experience or a patent agent to join the Intellectual Property ("IP") group in our New York office.  Duties include preparing and prosecuting patent applications, performing patent landscape and freedom-to-operate analysis, and conducting IP due diligence. Ideal candidates will have an advanced degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, immunology, or pharmacology.  

Candidates must have strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills. We are looking for candidates who can and want to assume immediate responsibility and who are willing to work as an integral part of a high performing and collaborative team. We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that offers training and mentorship. Expected patent agent salary is $135,000 - $200,000, depending on experience, and expected associate salary is $215,000 - $250,000.

For an associate role, a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school is required, as is membership in the New York Bar, active and in good standing. Patent Bar membership is required for both the associate and the patent agent role. For consideration, please submit your cover letter; resume; undergraduate, graduate (if applicable), and law school transcripts; and a writing sample. Steptoe will not accept applications for this position submitted via search firms for candidates with two or fewer years of experience.

Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.  All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.


Posted: 2023-01-13 Expires: 2023-02-12

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