Patent Attorney

Incube Labs   •  

San Jose, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 41 days ago

Major Duties and Responsibilities

InCube is an established research and development company that incubates ideas into mature concepts, predominantly in the field of medical devices, and has an extensive and growing patent portfolio covering many technology areas. The person who fills this position will prepare and prosecute patent applications based on inventor disclosures and interviews. The position requires attention to detail, self-direction, capability to address multiple tasks in parallel and prioritize work on the tasks, a strong knowledge of current patent law, and a desire and ability to continually learn and be challenged in both technical and legal aspects.


  • At least 3 years of industry experience (e.g., as a scientist or engineer)
  • At least 5 years of experience as a patent prosecutor in a medium- or large-sized law firm
  • Strong medical device experience, such as with respect to the design and/or surgical placement and/or device-physiological interaction of implantable devices (biometrics and imaging are not included in this category)
  • USPTO registration; licensed attorney in California


  • Degree in Biomedical Engineering,
  • or combination of an engineering and a biological science degree,
  • or a degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Materials Science in combination with significant medical device experience