||Bioformix, Inc. is a privately-held, venture capital backed, high performance, sustainable chemical and polymer company based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Backed by Braemar Energy Ventures, Arsenal Ventures and General Motors Ventures, Bioformix is rapidly driving towards the commercialization of one of the largest green chemistry opportunities on earth.|
Bioformix develops sustainable polymer platforms. Our products polymerize with little to no energy at high speeds that can outperform current products. Our initial focus is on high performance adhesives, sealants, inks and coatings based upon our novel technology for making a wide range of stable di-substituted vinyl monomers. What do our products do?
Polymerize at High Speed
Super glue cure speeds in seconds or less that can deliver epoxy and polyurethane performance. Instant handling, no waiting and fast delivery.
Polymerize with Low or No Energy
Catalyzed cure means low or no energy input to cure or polymerize. No heat, no ovens, no lights, no beams - in the same equipment you already use today
Deliver High Performance
Our products are enabling. Whether its extreme temperature resistance, environmental resistance, physical performance and the like, we outperform incumbent technology thus enabling enhanced profitability.
Bioformix is looking for an experienced patent attorney to join their team. Reporting to the President and CEO, the Intellectual Property Management Attorney (IPMA) will be part of a team of outside patent professionals involved in patent acquisition and prosecution. Strong patent skills and technological breadth in organic chemistry, biochemistry, polymer chemistry and chemical process engineering as well as chemical and polymer applications, including adhesives, sealants, coatings, binders, composites, inks, films, molded plastics, laminations and the like are key requirements. The IPMA will work closely with business managers and technology managers and staff in the development and management of a large patent portfolio. The IPMA must possess good management and interpersonal skills, be a self-starter, and able to integrate well with the business and outside legal teams.
Direct and assist the company and its outside patent legal counsel with the strategic management of patent prosecution in wide technical areas.
Work with legal and business team members to resolve IP issues.
Assist in the analysis, review and evaluation of the quality, cost-effectiveness and scope of work performed by outside patent counsel.
Assist in the review and analysis of new technologies.
Assist in the management of US and foreign patent applications, over varied time zones.
Manage copyright and other brand related intellectual property rights.
Handle secrecy agreements and the like.
Coordinate licensing and other intellectual property transactions.
J.D. degree from a reputable, American Bar Association accredited law school.
PhD. (preferred), M.S. required in Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry or Biocemistry with related engineering experience.
Registered to practice before US Patent and Trademark Office.
Admitted to Ohio State Bar (or another State Bar).
At least 8 years experience as a intellectual property and patent attorney in private practice, with primary emphasis on drafting and prosecuting patent applications in electrical engineering technologies.
Excellent English communication and writing skills.
Excellent organizational skills a must.
Proven track record of managing a large docket of cases.
Experience in Asia, or Asian language skills, an advantage.
Required demonstrated skills and abilities:
US prosecution experience including extensive drafting and prosecution.
Non-US (Foreign) prosecution including PCT and EP prosecution experience.
Familiarity with U.S. Technology Export Regulations (Non-US a plus).
In-house experience or other experience managing attorneys
Broad technical or business knowledge of electronic circuits, electro-mechanical systems, electromagnet or optical systems, telecommunications, software, physics, semiconductor devices and materials.
Bioformix offers a full benefits package and a very liberal, mature vacation policy. This position will also qualify for significant stock options.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested.
Bioformix Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.