Patent Law Clerk

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 13-12-2016
Position: Patent Law Clerk (Chemist)
Location: Washington, DC
Full-time Permanent Direct Hire

            Washington, D.C. office is in need of a Patent Law Clerk. The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law training.  Ideal candidates will be organized; detail-oriented; and able to follow up on instructions independently. 

  • Candidates should have a Ph.D. and significant graduate level experience. 
  • Training in the fields of organic chemistry, chemical or biomedical engineering, biochemistry, and pharmacy (particularly formulation development) are preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle a range technological areas related to the biological sciences is a plus and should be noted in your application. 
  • Must have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • The ideal candidate will have passed the Patent Bar.
  • Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required. 
Responsibilities include:
  • preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents
  • conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments
  • supporting business development
  • managing large domestic and foreign dockets and other duties as assigned

*Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable. 
If you are interested for this position, please email and include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample to
Ralph Larsen Mendoza
Technical Recruiter
JBA International, LLC
Direct:   626-204-6916
Mobile:  626-379-0705
Tel:        626-844-1400 ext. 308
Toll:       1-800-500-4942
Fax:       626-795-9401
this job portal is powered by CATS