Scientific Advisor - Patent Prosecution Law Firm Position within the life sciences-focused patent counseling and prosecution. Position is located in Austin, TX.
- conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses
- analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent agents and attorneys on patent prosecution and counseling
- draft patent applications and responses to office actions
- advise agents and lawyers on technology issues
Candidates must have a Ph.D in in biotechnology or a related field; postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required. Excellent written and verbal English communication skills are required. Broad scientific knowledge in biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, cell biology, medicinal chemistry, and/or pharmacology is required.
This position was shared by a VU PhD alumnae. Interested VU trainees may contact Kim Petrie (email@example.com) for information on applying.