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Senior Patent Counsel

Company name

Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

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Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Spring House, PA

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 09,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Senior Patent Counsel The candidate will report to an Assistant General Counsel - Patents. Will primarily support the pharmaceutical sector of Firm, and more specifically, the Immunology and Janssen Biotherapeutics businesses of the Janssen operating companies. Provide a full range of patent support functions, including patent preparation and prosecution, freedom-to-operate analysis, rendering opinions, managing outside counsel, drafting and negotiating license and research collaboration agreements, due diligence support for business development and client counseling. Regularly make presentations and interact with the business regarding patent and intellectual property related contractual matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, admitted to the USPTO and licensed to practice in at state or the District of Columbia . Should have 5+ years of law firm and/or corporate law department experience is required. Must have an undergraduate degree in a pharmaceutical related science. An advanced degree in a pharmaceutical related science field is preferred. Substantive experience with research, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical therapeutics is required. Substantial experience drafting and prosecuting pharmaceutical-related patent applications is required. Experience in the rendering of patentability and non-infringement opinions is required. Experience in due diligence activities, license/agreement drafting and negotiation is preferred. Competency in the field of pharmaceutical drug discovery and development is required; preferably on small molecule technologies.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 2302180130

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
1 Johnson Johnson Plaza
New Brunswick, NJ 08933

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