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Global Prior Art
Boston, MA, United States
22 days ago
Global Prior Art
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
22 days ago


Global Prior Art (GPA) is known by its trademark “The Most Trusted Name in IP Research.” An intellectual property research company, GPA is actively seeking a Patent Associate with an advanced degree in medical device technology and exposure to intellectual property for our Medical Device Group. The successful candidate should have deep technical expertise in the areas of surgical instruments and procedures, drug delivery devices, passive implants and active implants. The position also requires 3+ years’ experience with patents, including conducting Freedom-to-Operate and invalidity matters, assessing the strength of IP assets, analyzing IP landscapes, working with R&D teams, or advising on IP opportunities & strategy. This position allows a chance to be part of our awesome team and have impact. Several candidates will be selected who will be based in Boston or working remotely.

Responsibilities of the Patent Associate for Medical Devices

  • Produce English language project deliverables within defined budget and timeline, including interactive spreadsheets and databases, written summaries of projects, and slide-based presentations.
  • Participate on client calls to provide the client with an overview of the findings and walk them through the key features.
  • Proficiency in understanding patent document components and analyses related to prior art searches, freedom-to-operate analysis, invalidity, and IP landscapes to ensure work is carried out to highest standards.
  • Strong analytical skills to identify important opportunities in a crowded space.
  • Ability to understand IP needs from the perspective of diverse users.
  • Author high-quality presentations related to analysis of key issues in medical device technology.


The successful candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Master’s degree in medical device technology or related discipline is preferred.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience as a Patent Engineer, Patent Agent, Tech Specialist or IP Analyst in a corporate department addressing invalidity and licensing efforts.
  • Medical Product Development specialist with IP experience.
  • Grasps and interprets technical and patent information quickly.
  • Ability to efficiently review patents and identify relevant technologies and claims.
  • Solid English writing and communication skills.
  • Self motivated with ability to meet timelines.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57687589
  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Virtual/Remote, United States
  • Position Title: Patent Associate, Medical Devices
  • Company Name: Global Prior Art
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years

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