Lathrop GPM LLP is seeking a Patent Agent/Technical Specialist

Lathrop GPM LLP, a national firm with 14 offices and nearly 400 attorneys, is actively seeking an experienced Technical Specialist or Patent Agent to join our Life Sciences patent group (Biology, BioTech, Pharma/Chemistry) in Boston, MA.  This is a full-time, permanent position.

**Candidates who could work from our offices in Chicago, IL; Minneapolis, MN, and Boulder/Denver, CO are also encouraged to apply.**

Qualifications Required:

Previous experience with patent prosecution, office actions, and working in a fast-paced law firm environment is preferred. This position offers extensive professional development and mentor support in a team culture. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and communication skills, practical critical-thinking skills, and the desire and ability to work across various technologies.
Requirements

A strong scientific background and Ph.D. in a relevant life sciences discipline are required. For technical professionals, desire to take the patent bar exam or those applying as registered Patent Agents desired but not required. Lathrop GPM has a very generous law school tuition assistance program to offer our employees that are interested in becoming a Patent Attorney as well.

Must possess the following outstanding skills and attributes:

  • Great communication skills (verbal and written);
  • Collaborative team player able to work well with others;
  • Self-motivated; and
  • Understanding of project and process management.

Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their CV, cover letter, and writing sample via email to the HR Manager, Katrina George.

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About Lathrop GPM LLP:

Lathrop GPM is a full-service, Am Law 200 law firm with offices in Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Overland Park, St. Cloud, St. Louis, and Washington, D.C. Our attorneys help businesses, organizations, and individuals grow and succeed, anticipate trends, plan for challenges, and bring their visions to life.

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