Overview: Reporting to the head of Global Intellectual Property, the Company is seeking a patent lawyer or patent agent to join its highly collaborative team.
Experience: 12+ years of experience as patent prosecutor (attorney or agent), preferably including law firm and in-house experience. Life science industry experience is required; pharma or tech industry experience is a plus. Advanced degree in biology, chemistry, computational or related sciences is strongly preferred. USPTO registration is required.
Location: Redwood City, CA or San Diego, CA with hybrid working model. Successful candidate is required to live within commuting range of either site.
Bar: If an attorney, must be a member of the California State Bar or otherwise qualified to practice law in California as registered in-house counsel.
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