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Technology Specialist

Company: Exicure, Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Exicure is seeking a Technology Specialist to assist in the development and implementation of strategies to secure and protect Exicure's intellectual property. The successful candidate has a solid foundation in molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, immunology or related field and works closely with scientists, company leadership, and outside counsel to manage intellectual property filings.

Primary responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Review experimental data and project proposals to understand new inventions
  • Draft patent applications in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • Search and analyze literature and patent databases to determine the patentability of inventions
  • Conduct patent database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses
  • Analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist with global patent prosecution
  • Reviewing office actions and draft responses from external counsel to communications from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Requirements:

  • MS in biology, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology or biochemistry
  • 2-5 years of biotech/pharma industry experience; some lab bench scientist experience preferred
  • USPTO registration preferred
  • Strong analytical and research skills required including experience with patent and non-patent literature databases, and nucleic acid sequence search databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills with acute attention to detail
  • Able to think logically and display excellent judgment and decision making
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance

Please reference job ID GA100-042321 when inquiring about or applying for this position.

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Keywords: Exicure, Inc., Chicago , Technology Specialist, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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