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Senior Patent Agent

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Life Technologies
Location: Foster City, CA
Date posted: 10/06/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:
Life Technologies has an opportunity for a Senior Patent Agent Requirements
Bachelor's or higher degree in a directly relevant field (e.g., bioengineering, bioinformatics) or in a related field (e.g., molecular biology or chemical engineering) with practical experience with biotech instrumentation, bioinformatics and related software, etc. An advanced degree is strongly preferred, but not required.

4+ years (Patent Agent) or 6+ years (Senior Patent Agent) experience. The individual must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Knowledge and experience in application of computer-based technologies to analysis of biological data, including bioinformatics, software/algorithms, and statistics, is highly desirable. A working familiarity with molecular biology principles and/or biochemistry is also very desirable.

Exceptional interpersonal/communication skills (both written and verbal), the ability to work collaboratively, and demonstrated initiative are required.

Ideal candidates must be able to work out of our Carlsbad or Foster City, CA locations. There may be some flexibility with this requirement. Relocation benefits are available.

Life Technologies is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Please apply directly online at, referencing position #5231.
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