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Senior Patent Agent



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Brief Description

About Amogy

Amogy is a well-funded technology startup on a mission to decarbonize transportation by developing a unique and revolutionary power system that runs on ammonia as a renewable fuel. By joining our team, you will be creating the first page of the ammonia-driven green economy. Be part of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the transportation industry for a sustainable future!

Job Description

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Patent Agent to join our Innovation team. As a key member of our team, you will play a crucial role in the growth and development of our patent portfolio and the successful execution of our intellectual property (IP) strategy. Working closely with our in-house IP Counsel, you will contribute to the identification, evaluation, and protection of our valuable inventions and ensure that we stay at the forefront of technological advancements in our industry.


  • Draft and prosecute high-quality patent applications in collaboration with inventors, in-house counsel, and outside counsel.
  • Conduct prior art searches and patentability analysis.
  • Collaborate with engineers and scientists to systematically gather technical information and identify innovative ideas or discoveries that could be eligible for patent protection.
  • Liaise with local counsel outside the United States about patent prosecution matters, such as Office Action responses, PCT national-phase applications and PPH filings.
  • Assist with IP-related due diligence and freedom-to-operate assessments.
  • Monitor and analyze patent landscape to identify potential risks and opportunities.
  • Support the development and delivery of internal trainings on IP topics.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of advanced concepts, particularly in the fields of mechanical and chemical engineering, including concepts in the areas of catalysis, ammonia cracking, purification, fuel cells, and combustion.


Education & Qualifications

  • BS., M.S., or Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and in good standing
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in patent prosecution and IP strategy, including 3+ years of examining experience at the USPTO or patent prosecution experience at a large law firm
  • In-depth knowledge of patent laws, regulations, and procedures
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Experience

  • Proficient in providing guidance on patent prosecution matters to startup companies
  • Demonstrated industry experience as a chemical engineer or mechanical engineer
  • Prior experience or familiarity with patent litigation and post-grant proceedings
  • Experience using IP management software


What We Offer:

  • Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
  • FSA and HSA
  • 401(k) with 5% company match
  • Life insurance
  • Unlimited (PTO)
  • Ancillary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Open, supportive culture of drive and execution

Amogy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to recruiting@amogy.co.

Amogy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. If you receive an offer of employment from Amogy, you will need to go through the E-Verify process of digital verification of your employment authorization documents as provided on the Form I-9. Participation in E-Verify does not limit your right to work and verification will only be completed after you become an employee with Amogy.