Patent Agent
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Pivot Bio

201-500 employees

Sustainable crop nutrition technologies provider
Company Overview
Pivot Bio stands out as a leader in sustainable agriculture, offering patented crop nutrition technologies that utilize natural processes to enhance crop productivity, a crucial solution amidst growing environmental concerns. Their unique approach to crop nutrition, which reduces reliance on synthetic nitrogen, demonstrates their commitment to sustainability and positions them at the forefront of their industry. The company's culture of partnership and collaboration further contributes to their competitive advantage, fostering innovative solutions and industry leadership.
Food & Agriculture

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding





Berkeley, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Legal & Compliance
  • Registered to practice before the USPTO
  • Advanced degree in chemistry, life sciences, microbiology, or related fields. Ph.D. preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant patent preparation and prosecution experience, with significant recent experience directly handling patent drafting and prosecution. (More experienced candidates will be considered for a Senior Patent Agent position.)
  • Experience in U.S. and foreign intellectual property law relevant to chemical or biotechnology inventions at a law firm or corporation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work independently or in teams. Able to communicate about complex patent matters with team members at all levels of the organization, with a wide range of scientific backgrounds
  • Able to work efficiently, to prioritize workflow, to meet deadlines, and to manage multiple priorities
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Act as primary patent support for one or more areas of Pivot's business
  • Independently prepare and prosecute business relevant, high quality patent applications, including managing a global docket. Most patent drafting and prosecution will be handled in-house
  • Work with technical and commercial teams to identify new inventions and develop strategies for protecting products and platform technologies
  • Partner with R&D teams to learn development cycles and participate in planning to generate data
  • Perform prior art searches and analyze third-party patents. Familiar with patent and scientific databases
  • Establish regular monitoring and assessments of competitor patent portfolios
  • Support patent due diligence and disputes
  • Train and educate research team members on patent issues
  • Work with internal and external legal counsel as necessary, work with foreign patent attorneys
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in row crop agriculture is a plus