Patent Agent - Chemical - Atlanta
Atlanta, GA 30309
The position involves working with inventors and attorneys in order to prepare and prosecute patent applications directed to emerging technologies.
Being able to identify inventions through technical discussions with inventors. Performing novelty and clearance searches to distinguish inventions from the current state of the art. Drafting comprehensive patent applications.
Working with attorneys to negotiate with the Patent Office the scope of rights afforded by patent applications.
Preparing reports and other support documentation in order to assist in the management of patent portfolios.
A Bachelor s Degree or higher in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering is required. Candidates who apply must have strong technical skills and excellent writing skills.
Preferred qualifications include:
* 3+ years prior experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications as a patent agent for the USPTO. In order to be considered for the position,
* candidates must have exceptional attention to technical detail, effective communication and organizational skills, along with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time.