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Director Intellectual Property

Company name

Impossible Foods Inc.

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Date Last Verified

Jan 16,2019

Valid Through

May 01,2019

Posted on

Jul 25,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Redwood City, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent General
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Director, Intellectual Property
The candidate will manage a build a world-class intellectual property portfolio, including through the preparation, filing, and prosecution of patent applications relating to the company’s food science innovations. Oversee strategy for protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights around the globe. Ensure best practices with respect to inbound and outbound licensing. Conduct validity and non-infringement analyses, patent searching, third-party patent portfolio assessments, freedom to operate analyses, and due diligence. Advise on intellectual-property aspects of corporate partnerships and acquisitions. Manage relationships with external counsel. Must have JD degree from an accredited U.S. law school and registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Should have 7 years of relevant experience at a major law firm and/or an in-house IP department with a demonstrated history of success. Prior in-house experience is strongly preferred. Significant experience in life sciences and/or biotechnology patent preparation, prosecution, and portfolio development is needed. Familiarity with both U.S. and non-U.S. IP rules, regulations, and procedures is must. Fluency in non-patent IP matters and strategic issues is essential.

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Hiring Coordinator
Impossible Foods Inc.
525 Chesapeake Dr.
Redwood City, CA 94063-4724

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