Company: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Position: IP Life Sciences Junior/Mid-Level Associate
Location: Boston, MA

Description: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, is seeking an associate for the IP-Life Sciences Practice Group in the Boston office who reports directly to an IP-Life Sciences Partner.

With nearly 200 lawyers and other professionals, Morgan Lewis has one of the largest intellectual property practices of any full-service law firm in the world. We provide a range of IP services, including litigation at the district court, International Trade Commission, and appellate levels; patent preparation and prosecution; trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management; post-grant and other administrative proceedings before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO); licensing, technology transfer and other transactions; and addressing IP issues in corporate transactions.

This position will reside in the Boston Office and will be responsible for:

  • Preparing, filing and prosecuting patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Performing prior art searches and analysis.
  • Patentability analysis.
  • Engage in practice development activities to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Prepare substantive client correspondence.
  • Instruct foreign filings and Office Actions.
  • Assist in patent clearance studies and other patent-related opinion projects.

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Contact: To apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample via our website:


Job Requirements:

  • At least two years of relevant patent prosecution experience in the fields of biotechnology engineering;
  • An advanced degree with excellent academic credentials;
  • USPTO registration number;
  • Strong research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

To apply: Please submit your resume, writing sample, and law school transcript using the “Apply Now” button below. Please note, you must click the box at the top right hand corner to activate the “apply now” link.

Please note: Morgan Lewis is accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position.

Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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