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Description: In-House Patent Counsel/Life Sciences/PhD

Position: Counsel

Notes: Cutting edge pharma company is seeking a Patent Counsel with 4-8 years of patent prosecution experience in the biological arts and a PhD in the life sciences (e.g. molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or related disciplines). Must have deep understanding of bioprocessing and biologics.

In this position you will be responsible for managing outside counsel; conduct patent landscape overviews, FTO, validity assessments re: company's pipeline products; manage domestic and foreign actions including IPR's.

Years Experience: (4 - 8)

Specialty: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology

Bar Requirements: USPTO


Location: USA - NY - New York, USA - NY - White Plains

Date Opened: 05/10/2019

Code: 4505006

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