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Patent Attorney

Company name

Intrexon Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Germantown, MD

Date Last Verified

Nov 13,2017

Posted on

Jul 10,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Patent Attorney The candidate will be counseling of inventors and project leaders with respect to patent and trade secret matters and to identification of potential new inventions. Will provide timely advice to IP Counsel regarding intellectual property issues, including patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement, contractual obligations and risk/benefit analyses which may impact the Company’s intellectual property. Support business development efforts, including IP due diligence for prospective opportunities. Keep IP Counsel informed of competitive intellectual property developments and relevant business advice, including intellectual property law updates as they affect the company’s business or opportunities. Prepare, file and prosecute U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications and interact with external counsel in the performance of such. Coordinate with staff as needed to apprise them of developments in patent protection law and on-going efforts by the Company to ensure patent protection of new products. Work with outside counsel on matters should the need arise. Work on assignments independently that are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Develop and implement patent strategy consistent with commercial goals and regulatory requirements. Provide timely advice to management regarding intellectual property issues, including patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement, contractual obligations and risk/benefit analyses which may impact the Company’s intellectual property. Draft, negotiate, review and maintain various kinds of agreements, including license agreements, research agreements, material transfer agreements, sponsored research agreements, CRO agreements, confidentiality agreements and any other agreements which involve any aspect of the company’s intellectual property position. Support business development efforts, including IP due diligence and contract drafting and negotiation for prospective opportunities. Keep management informed of competitive intellectual property developments and relevant business advice, including intellectual property law updates as they affect the company’s business or opportunities. Prepare, file and prosecute U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications and manage external counsel in the performance of such. Review and revise draft press releases, scientific presentations, publications, advertising and product label materials to protect and achieve maximum IP protection. Coordinate with staff as needed to apprise them of developments in patent protection law and on-going efforts by the Company to ensure patent protection of new products. Manage intellectual property litigation and direct outside counsel in matters should the need arise.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be Registered Patent Attorney, preferably with a J.D. Degree from a top law school and member of the Bar in good standing required. Must have 3+ years of total experience, including patent prosecution, opinion work, and license drafting in microbial platforms or agriculture biotechnology. Must have Undergraduate degree in life science discipline. Demonstrated track record of success in developing and negotiating various contractual agreements, including but not limited to research agreements, in-licensing and out-licensing agreements is required.

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