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Sr. Patent Agent, Bioengineering

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Life Technologies
Location: Carlsbad, CA Foster City, CA
Date posted: 11/20/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:
Life Technologies has an opportunity for an Bioengineering Senior/Patent Agent in our PCR Systems Business Unit to work in Foster City or Carlsbad, CA . There may be some flexibility with the location of this position, based on our U.S. office locations.
Overall Responsibilities This important role on the Life Technologies IP team will help ensure the return on Life Technologies’ substantial R&D investment in PCR instrumentation and software. This will involve sensing and protecting innovation through world-class patent preparation and prosecution as well as overall management of important portions of our PCR patent portfolio. Furthermore, this role includes active participation on our relevant IP strategy team(s).
Requirements Bachelor’ s or higher degree in a directly relevant field (e.g., bioengineering) or in a related field (e.g., chemical engineering, mechanical engineering or molecular biology) with practical experience with biotech/medical devices or instrumentation. An advanced degree is strongly preferred, but not required. The individual must be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

2+ years (Patent Agent) or 5+ years (Senior Patent Agent) experience. Knowled ge 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. Candidates must be able to work out of our Foster City, CA locations. Relocation benefits are available. Making Life Even Better.
When it comes to the vision of shaping discovery and improving life, no other company can match the breadth of products and services in the life sciences field to meet this vision than Life Technologies. Created through the combination of biotechnology leaders Applied Biosystems and Invitrogen, Life Technologies’ systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that improve the human condition and the world around us. Our customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. With historical sales of approximately $3.5 billion, a presence in more than 100 countries, and a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of over 3,600 patents and exclusive licenses, we are poised to truly shape the world of science. Join a team of more than 9,500 employees around the world who are engaged, curious, insightful, responsible and driven to make life even better. Life Technologies is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Necessary Experience: 2-5 Years Experience
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