Careers

Join our team.

Do you have a passion for excellence, great attention to detail, a desire to be innovative and creative, and a sense of stewardship and responsibility? Then you’re an ideal candidate to join our team. Please see current listings below.

Openings

Patent Associate or Patent Agent

Biospark is seeking a patent associate or patent agent to join its team! You ideally:

  • Have an advanced degree (preferably Ph.D.) in a biology or chemistry discipline
  • Have 3 years or more of patent prosecution experience in biotech / pharma
  • Strive for excellence and growth
  • Are attentive to and precise with details
  • Proactively manage your work and schedule

You will work one-on-one with partners and counsel as well as have client exposure early on. You will gain experience in a diverse range of patent strategy, drafting, prosecution, and due diligence matters in a supportive, small firm environment. Biospark is expanding and you can influence and improve our processes. We will have openings for this role available in late 2022 / early 2023, but it’s never too early to start a conversation with us, so please send an email to the email address listed below to introduce yourself and connect with us.

Patent Paralegal

Biospark is seeking a patent paralegal to join its team! You ideally:

  • Have 5 years or more of patent paralegal experience
  • Have strong foundational knowledge in US, PCT, and foreign filing rules and processes
  • Are familiar with Private PAIR and Patent Center and have experience in docketing systems
  • Love to organize and create and manage filing systems
  • Are attentive to and precise with details
  • Proactively manage your work and schedule

In addition to docketing duties, other responsibilities include project management, systems and process improvement and implementation (including of new technologies and processes), and support of firm-wide initiatives. Biospark is expanding and you can influence and improve our processes.

Biospark’s mission is to provide high-quality patent legal services to our clients through excellent services, constant innovation, and a sense of stewardship. We are also highly-attuned to our team’s professional and personal goals, and focus on creating a work environment that is flexible, collegial, and sustainable.

Biospark’s team is mostly virtual and we will entertain resumes from any location in the continental US and Canada. We will consider candidates for both part-time (a commitment of at least 25 hours a week) and full-time positions. Biospark is willing to sponsor a TN1 visa for a qualified Canadian applicant who has an interest in relocating to the US, although remote work from Canada is also an option. We would anticipate travel to the East Coast to occur twice a year. Biospark does not require COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

Join our growing practice! Please submit resume, cover letter, salary preferences, desired billable hour targets (for patent associate or patent agent position), and writing samples (for patent associate or patent agent position) to sjm@biospark-ip.com.

Biospark Intellectual Property Law does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms.