The Opportunity: In-House Patent Attorney (Full-Time)
Are you currently at least a 4th year patent associate in a mid-to-large-size law firm? Have you decided that you want a different path than partner track, or you wish to be able to do your best quality work outside the constraints of the billable hour? Do you like to continually learn and be challenged? If you are answering yes to these questions, read on for this opportunity that you might not want to miss.
Rani is a clinical-stage company and developer of the RaniPill™ robotic swallowable capsule. The market potential of the RaniPill™ capsule to replace injectable biologics with oral versions represents multiple billion-dollar opportunities for diabetes, arthritis, psoriasis, hemophilia and other conditions.
Rani is looking for a patent attorney who can manage and contribute to its extensive and growing patent portfolio, which encompasses various technologies and corresponding relationships to anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology. The attorney will interact with engineers and scientists, prepare new patent applications, prosecute existing applications, and be a key contributor to the patent portfolio strategy. The position reports directly to the Vice President of Intellectual Property and is onsite in San Jose, California. There will be opportunities for growth and advancement. The person who will be successful in this position will be self-driven and proactive and able to self-reprioritize in response to changing circumstances.
The candidate must have an engineering degree, be a licensed attorney, and be registered at the USPTO. The candidate should have experience with medical devices. The preferred candidate will have industry experience as an engineer or scientist, and/or have technical degrees in multiple disciplines.
Compensation and title will be competitive and commensurate with expertise and level of experience. Compensation will include equity and a competitive benefits package.