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Senior Counsel IP

応募後で応募 求人ID R0019539 掲載日 05/20/2020 Location:Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Job Description

OBJECTIVES: 

The Sr. Counsel IP will be an experienced patent attorney responsible for various internal and partnered biologics projects.  The Sr. Counsel IP will advise on a wide range of IP matters, including patent preparation and prosecution, worldwide portfolio management, global IP strategy, patentability and freedom-to-operate analyses.  The position will report directly to the IP Therapeutic Area Head for Oncology, GI, or Neuroscience, as there are positions open across the therapeutic areas.  

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

The successful candidate will

  • Represent IP in and establish rapport and positive working relationships with project/program teams by acting as their advisor on a variety of IP related issues including publication reviews, IP agreement negotiation and support, and other IP issues that arise in usual course of business
  • Develop and implement strategies to protect the Company’s intellectual property assets (including research findings, development candidates and other related subject matter)
  • Prepare and prosecute worldwide patent applications and conduct patentability and freedom to operate assessments for discovery, development and commercial related activities
  • Participate or assist with IP due diligence and IP agreement review/negotiation for Takeda’s investment, M&A, and partnering activities
  • Directly and/or indirectly manage legal resources to complete projects in a timely and high quality manner
  • Contribute to the development of consistent policies/procedures for IP Therapeutic Area, Regional or Global Functional Groups
  • Identify training needs within the organization and assist in the development and presentation of training materials on relevant IP laws and related business issues
  • Develop and continually expands a thorough understanding of the Company’s current and planned business activities, products, competitors, and markets and keep abreast of developing legal trends, laws and regulations

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

  • Experience in handling small molecules IP matters
  • 6+ years of experience practicing intellectual property law (law firm and/or in-house), preferably 3+ years of in-house experience
  • Mature and professional demeanor with a high degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, ability to communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly
  • Sound judgment and decision-making abilities
  • Strong organizational skills, including careful attention to detail and ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments and maintain strict deadlines through effective time management
  • Experience or familiarity with oncology, GI or neuroscience fields would be a plus
  • Experience in handling IPRs, opposition proceedings and/or litigation would be a plus

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in organic chemistry or other related scientific degree.
  • Juris Doctorate degree
  • Registration before a state bar
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • Manual dexterity required to operate office equipment (i.e. computers, phones, etc.).   

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willingness to travel to various meetings or sites, including overnight trips. Some international travel will be required.
  • Requires approximately 10% travel.

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

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