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ProfileIP & Legal Manager Duties: Responsible for protection of research discoveries and proprietary rights of foundation in accordance with the objectives of foundation and the regulations of governmental agencies or other third parties (e.g., for-profit corporations) that provide research funding. Orients employees to intellectual property and technology transfer policies and procedures. Ensures appropriate transfer of outgoing and incoming intellectual property, including patents, patent applications and research materials. Evaluates new technology disclosures submitted by foundation researchers to determine patentability of technology. In response to researcher requests, reviews manuscripts and other materials produced by the Institute’s investigators prior to their public disclosure. Manages the patenting process working closely with outside counsel. Oversees the maintenance and integrity of the foundation’s intellectual property databases. Coordinates and maintains internal filing system of all agreements and other appropriate documentation related to intellectual property including IP reporting. Drafts, negotiates agreements working with the Business Development and Executive team, and administers all agreements generated by foundation (e.g., corporate sponsored research agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements, licensing agreements and research collaboration agreements). Performs other legal duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree preferred with 2-5 years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry, or a biomedical research organization, academic technology transfer office or law firm. Patent Agent with 5+years of contract experience. Experience in IP, negotiating licenses and research partnership transactions, performing appropriate due diligence and successfully closing complex transactions are encouraged to apply. Ability to thrive and produce results in a fast-paced, dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation
New York City, NY 10023