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Commercial Attorney

Company name

10x Genomics

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Mar 14, 2020

Valid Through

Jun 27, 2020

Posted on

Jan 03, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Pleasanton, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences General
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Commercial Attorney
Duties: Prepare, negotiate and administer standard company contracts, including supply and services agreements, commercial and scientific collaboration agreements, material transfer agreements, and license agreements. Help manage contract workflow process. Advise internal commercial and business development team regarding complex business and contract issues such as contract interpretation, dispute resolution, IP ownership and other legal risks. Negotiate with sophisticated counterparties, such as universities, research institutions, pharma, and biotechnology companies. Assist with the development and implementation of company-wide policies and procedures. Provide high level of customer satisfaction both internally and externally. Work closely with the existing corporate legal team to support other projects as needed.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree and admitted to practice (preferably in California). BA or BS in life sciences or related field; Master’s or PhD preferred. 3+ years in a law firm and/or in-house advising on, drafting and negotiating agreements, including significant experience with transactions in the biotechnology industry. Solid understanding of contracting in life science companies, including R&D and commercial contracts. Experience with software licenses and service agreements preferred. Able to serve as a strong business partner who can integrate legal advice with business acumen and sound judgment. Able to provide rapid and pragmatic solutions in urgent and demanding situations. Able to think creatively, work independently, find solutions and think strategically. Excellent writing, communication, organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to educate and support colleagues and clients. Self-directed and proactive, comfortable executing on multiple projects independently and in collaboration with others. Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
10x Genomics
7068 Koll Center Parkway
Suite 401
Pleasanton, CA 94566

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