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Patent Agent

Company name
Fluidigm Corporation

South San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Intellectual Property, Legal

Posted on
Oct 18, 2021

Valid Through
Jan 31, 2022

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Job Description
Fluidigm is looking for Patent Agent reporting directly to the Chief IP Counsel, the successful candidate will collaborate with attorneys in the legal department and other professionals throughout the organization.
Key Job Responsibilities  

Invention disclosure review, patent claim drafting, patent prosecution, and occasional patent application preparation.
Support outside law firm patent filing and prosecution, review and edit work product and ensure matters are timely addressed while working closely with in-house docketing and IP specialist.
Serve as interface between company inventors and outside law firms.
Conduct patent, trademark and literature searches on public databases in support of patentability, freedom-to-operate and business development assessments.
Conduct competitive intelligence, review and analyze competitive watch reports.
Technical analysis of competitor products for possible infringement of Fluidigm patents.
Work closely with scientists and product managers to identify patentable subject matter in projects.
Work closely with scientists, product managers and legal team to provide IP support and clearance to product development.
Review publications, presentations, and marketing material for compliance with IP policies.
Participate in special projects and provide other IP related support as needed, such as IP due diligence, corporate strategic initiatives, and progress and other reports.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of mass cytometry instrumentation, integrated fluidic devices, and/or immunology.
Extensive knowledge of and experience with USPTO, WIPO, and also preferably CIPO, databases.
Conscientious and detail-oriented.
Responsive with a business-focused can do attitude.
Self-starter able to work independently and take the initiative to drive projects successfully to completion.
Ability to interact effectively with scientists at a highly proficient technical level, including a knowledge of the terminology and technical landscape.
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management, attorneys, scientists and support staff.
Highest standards of ethics, professional integrity and discretion.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor\u2019s Degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience required.
3-5 years of experience preferred.
Registered patent agent in good standing with U.S. or Canada preferred.

Ready to join an industry leader with a bold and ambitious mission that is enabling advancements in human health? Apply online with your resume!

Fluidigm is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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