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Biochemistry Attorney / Biology Attorney in South San Francisco, CA

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Company name

Amgen, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Molecular Biology

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


South San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Jan 24,2018

Posted on

Jun 10,2017

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Senior Counsel - Patent - Biosimilars The candidate will develop, implement and execute a market access strategy for biosimilar molecules, including freedom-to-operate analyses for drug substance, drug product, formulations, processes and labeled indications. Will work in all aspects of intellectual property, especially in identification of relevant patents, conducting searches for prior art, analyzing third party patents, developing persuasive legal arguments, drafting opinion, working with experts, and performing other pre-litigation activities. Related trademark and copyright matters, worldwide patent procurement, due diligence, and patent litigation support. Will work individually, in legal teams and in cross-functional business teams.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and 4 years of experience practicing intellectual property Law AND Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Experience in adversarial proceedings such as oppositions, IPRs, other post-grant proceedings, or litigation in the United States or other jurisdictions preferred. 10+ years of experience practicing patent or intellectual property law desired. Experience at a law firm or a biotechnology/pharmaceutical corporation an asset. An advanced degree or research experience in molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, structural biology, pharmaceutics, chemical engineering or biology a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: R-28028

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Amgen, Inc.
1120 Veterans Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94080