Does anyone know a good place to search for jobs for patent attorneys?
I will be taking the patent bar in May (and hopefully passing it) and I would like to get an early start on my job search. I currently handle litigation work for a boutique maritime firm in lower Manhattan. I have a degree in microbiology and worked for Merck for two years after I graduated from undergrad. I'm looking in the New York area (NYC or Long Island). Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Asked By: T D - 4/11/2007
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Have you worked your established connections fully? For example, have you tried reconnecting with your Merck coworkers, regardless whether they are in the legal department? How about your schoolmates or professors who may be inventors? If nothing else, these acquaintances should be aware of any patent openings and... More
Answered By: randomopin - 4/12/2007
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Who handles Merck applications? I'm an examiner in your general area (mostly A61K by the IPC) and I have to admit I don't see a lot from them. But I'm not in NY or even the USA, so I can't tell you where to look. You are already in the business, you must know some of the other attorneys in NY by now. Why not send... More
Answered By: Ken E - 4/11/2007
I interview people about how they've landed their latest jobs, and some form of networking is the answer 90% of the time... More
Answered By: Job Search Pro - 4/13/2007
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