Life Sciences Patent Attorney (Patent Attorney 3) at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory


Mid Level

Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA

$135.800 - $235.600

12 Jan → 11 Feb

Job Description

Seeking a licensed patent attorney in the Life Sciences field to join the Intellectual Property Team in its mission to provide outstanding IP services and achieve dynamic institutional priorities. The patent attorney will report to the Chief IP Counsel within the Office of General Counsel (OGC) at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (Lab).

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide advice to the Lab's senior management and technology transfer division on IP-related transaction provisions that is consistent with the Lab's obligations under its Prime Contract.
  • Co-develop and advise on IP-related policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with internal clients, DOE/NNSA, and attorney peers.
  • Manage relationships with outside counsel.
  • Manage and oversee Triad's broad-reaching IP portfolio in all technical subject areas, including the technical areas of nuclear energy, geothermal energy, biology, computational biology, chemistry, computer science, additive manufacturing, and mechanical engineering.
  • Draft and review agreements pertaining to a complete suite of technology transfer and licensing mechanisms.
  • Conduct and participate in negotiations with outside persons, other entities and their attorneys, who may be in either an adversarial or contractual relationship with the Lab, including subcontractors, claimants, litigants, and officials and agencies of various federal, state, tribal and local government agencies in an effort to settle, accommodate, or resolve issues relating to intellectual property matters.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Intellectual Property Experience

  • You will need a minimum of seven years' general experience in the following areas: patent, copyright, and trademark law; intellectual property and licensing agreements; IP dispute resolution; and project management of hot, emerging, and preventative law issues.

  • Strategically align IP assets with client's commercial objectives,

  • Expertly support and guide a variety of clients,

  • Analyze and mitigate risk across the organization,

  • Manage outside patent counsel and ensure quality deliverables,

  • A minimum of five years' experience in preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

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