Patent Agent - Chemical - Atlanta
Atlanta, GA 30309
Intellectual Property Patents -The Intellectual Property Patents Group in the Atlanta office has an immediate opening for a chemical patent agent having 3+ years experience.
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/ Chemical Engineering is required. Strong technical skills and excellent writing skills.
Preferred qualifications include:
* 3+ years prior experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications/ patent agent for the USPTO.
In order to be considered for the position,
* candidates must have exceptional attention to technical detail, excellent communication and organizational skills, and working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and may vary from time to time.