Pharmaceutical Associate

Our Pharmaceutical Group

From first-hand experience, members of our Pharmaceutical Group understand the importance of patents, trademarks, and trade secrets to pharmaceutical companies. Group members have conducted research at and represented pharmaceutical giants and startups alike. This means we understand the interaction of patents with a range of FDA issues such as patent term extensions, non-patent exclusivities, Orange Book listing requirements, Hatch-Waxman issues and ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application) litigation.


We are seeking a patent prosecution associate with 3-5 years of patent prosecution experience.  Boston and New York are the preferred office locations. Responsibilities include:


  • Works closely with clients and inventors at all stages of the patent process
  • Prepares and files patent applications
  • Conducts freedom-to-operate and patentability analysis
  • Assists in other responsibilities or projects, as requested or needed




  • A Ph.D. in organic chemistry, biochemistry 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 $240,000 - $310,000 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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