Patent Prosecution Associate – Mid-Level (DC)

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Mid-Level Patent Prosecution Associate – Chemical

Lucas Group’s law firm client, an IP boutique, is seeking a mid-level Patent Prosecution Associate for its Biotech Group.  The firm’s culture has been voted a “Best Place to Work” and “Top Workplace.”  A collegial environment to grow your legal career in Patent Prosecution.


  • Support practice group in various preparations for and Patent Prosecutions
  • Support PTAB litigation
  • Assist in preparing Opinions, due diligence and general strategy on matters
  • Work directly with Directors on Cutting edge technology for a variety of clients ranging from global biopharmaceuticals to small start-ups, and universities
  • Hands-on client interaction and client meetings
  • Attend client trainings/retreats, and be part of potential client pitch teams

Participate in Professional Development program that includes one-on-one, group, and external training



  • Licensed Attorney with 2-6 years of experience as an Associate or a Patent Agent
  • Ideally Candidates have an Advanced degree in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry or Pharmacology
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Experience with doing Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution – including original application drafting
  • Strong communication skills


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