Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills is Seeking a Biotech or Molecular Biology Patent Attorney or Patent Agent

Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills, an Intellectual Property boutique law firm, is actively seeking a Biotech or Molecular Biology Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to join their growing team. This is a full-time, permanent position in McLean, VA.

Duties Include:

The position will work with partners and senior associates of the firm, specifically with domestic and foreign patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate and patentability analyses, researching and drafting legal opinions for clients, and assisting with patent office litigation matters.

Qualifications Required:

All candidates preferably should have a Ph.D. or Master’s degree in biotechnology, cell or molecular biology, bioengineering, biochemistry or related field, and technical experience in biotechnology, molecular biology and/or biochemistry. Attorney candidates also should have a JD from a top-tier law firm, and be admitted to one or more state bars, and all candidates should be admitted to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Candidates should have 2 to 4 years of experience in a law firm or in-house drafting patent applications and assisting with drafting of opinions, as well as performing freedom-to-operate patent searches and literature searches.

Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their cover letter, resume, transcripts (undergraduate and graduate), and writing sample via email to Principal, Jeffrey Mills.

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About Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills:

Located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, just minutes from Washington, DC, and the USPTO, Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills offers their professionals a challenging and rewarding career representing top-tier clients. In addition, because the firm is small, employees are trained and mentored directly by firm partners. The firm’s compensation and benefits package is highly competitive with other top-level firms in the Washington, DC metro area. In addition, Medler Ferro Woodhouse & Mills offers a flexible work environment, including the possibility of some teleworking. To learn more about the firm please visit


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