Biotechnology Associate

Our Biotechnology Group

When it comes to advanced scientific degrees, we field the largest biotechnology group in New England. We are seeking attorneys who speak the language of inventors and scientists, quickly grasping complex biotechnology matters in a wide spectrum of contexts—including prosecution, post-grant proceedings and litigation, as well as corporate transactions and due diligence. Our clients benefit in the form of efficient and effective intellectual property services.


We are seeking a patent prosecution associate with 2-4 years of patent prosecution experience.  Boston and New York is the preferred office locations. Responsibilities include:

  • Works closely with clients and inventors at all stages of the patent process
  • Prepares, files, and prosecutes patent applications in the United States and abroad  
  • Conducts freedom-to-operate and patentability analyses
  • Assists with due diligence related to financing and acquisitions


  • An advanced degree in Biology, Molecular Biology or a related field of study
  • Graduated with a JD from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Admitted to or eligible for admission in Massachusetts or New York.
  • Admitted to the USPTO
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in team settings 

The expected salary range for this position is $225,000 - $265,000 annually.  Actual pay will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. This position is eligible for an annual hours-based bonus.

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