Medical Devices

Senior Patent Agent

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About the job

Are you a patent agent working within the life science industry and looking for a new position? Do you want to work for a successful biotechnology company based in San Jose?

Invenia Group is partnering with a leading biotechnology company that is at the forefront of developing cutting-edge innovative tools and services that accelerate scientific discovery. We are looking for a senior patent agent to join their team in San Jose, this position may be hybrid or fully on-site.

Role responsibilities:

You will be reporting directly to the CSO and lead IP reviews on both internal and external IP, proposing key actions and strategies to build strength in our core product IP, including the filing of new IP on developments coming out of R&D. You will work with R&D to assess patentability of new inventions; assist in drafting and reviewing related invention disclosures and drafting provisional patent applications as well as guiding senior management in evaluating licensing and business transactions based on review of relevant IP.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone with a Ph.D. in life science and preferably experience with molecular biology and next-generation sequencing. You must be a USPTO registered patent agent with a minimum of 6 years experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications and conducting patentability and freedom-to-operate searches both at a law firm and within a company environment.

Sound interesting? If you’re looking for a new opportunity with a successful biotechnology company, where you’ll receive superb career progression, as well as a rewarding career with a range of additional benefits, then please apply now!