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Biochemistry Attorney / Chemistry Attorney in Foster City, CA

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Company name

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

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Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Foster City, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 28,2017

Posted on

Apr 20,2017

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Product Patent Attorney Responsibilities : The candidate will be working closely with R&D to monitor the progress of firm's in-house research, evaluating freedom to operate and patentability relating to pharmaceuticals, and considering potential regulatory matters. Draft and prosecute patent applications (US and foreign patent offices). Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of assigned projects. Conduct patentability and freedom-to-operate reviews. Counsel research and management colleagues in regards of patent portfolio and strategy. Review and assist in the drafting of nondisclosure, research, license and other agreements involving the use, transfer, or ownership of intellectual property. Review proposed publications in regards of potential invention disclosure. Provide support for in-licensing and acquisitions.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements : The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate and admission before a State bar or fully qualified legal credentials in geography of operations. Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry or related sciences preferred. Experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries preferred. Registered before the USPTO. 4 years of industry or law firm experience. Years of experience as a Patent Agent can be substituted if currently pursuing Juris Doctorate. Fully admitted to practice applicable laws in the country or jurisdictions of responsibility.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
333 Lakeside Drive
Foster City, CA 94404