IP Associate

Burns & Levinson Boston, MA

About the Job

Burns & Levinson LLP, a medium-size Boston based law firm representing regional, national and international clients, is seeking an intellectual property associate, patent agent, or technical specialist to join our growing IP Department.


The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., in organic chemistry; enjoys working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and interfacing with clients; possesses 3-6 years of legal experience that includes preparing patent applications directed to diagnostic and therapeutic small molecules, per se, and immunotherapies involving chemical components; and is proficient using CHEMDRAW and in conducting patentability analyses including structure-based searching. This is a great opportunity to play an important role in a growing department.