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Associate Director Patent Attorney

Company name

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Date Last Verified

May 13,2019

Valid Through

Aug 26,2019

Posted on

Mar 07,2019

Years of Experience

4-8 yrs required


Tarrytown, NY, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Cellular Technology
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Molecular Biology
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Associate Director, Patent Attorney
Duties: Help in the development, protection, and management of valuable intellectual property pertaining to bioprocess and manufacturing. Will be responsible for patent activities relating to bioprocessing at all stages of the development pipeline including cell line technologies, purification, formulations, and media development. Will develop close client relationships with the relevant scientific and business groups and coordinate patent filings, trade secret protection, and administrative patent actions. Will also advise on emerging legal issues, including monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, and is expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards. Identifying and capturing new inventions relating to bioprocessing; Preparing and prosecuting global patent applications relating to all aspects of bioprocessing, including biologic processes, manufacturing, formulation, packaging and delivery; Managing outside counsel on various projects as appropriate; Conducting patent landscape overviews, freedom-to-operate analyses, validity assessments and patentability assessments in relation to Regeneron pipeline products, and communicating the results and analyses to senior members of the Law Department and other company senior management personnel; Managing US and foreign administrative patent actions (e.g., oppositions, third party observations, inter partes reviews, etc.); Assisting in litigation activities as needed; Supporting due diligence projects, agreements and transactional work, administrative initiatives, and policy questions.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Ph.D. in the life sciences (e.g., molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or related disciplines) is required; JD Degree from an accredited law school; Admitted to practice before the USPTO and licensed to practice law in at least 1 state (member of the NY Bar or eligible for in-house licensure in NY); 4-8 years of experience in a law firm setting (with or without corporate law department experience) preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the biological arts; Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities; Ability to manage a large and complex docket with minimal supervision; Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.

Additional info

Requisition Number: 15847BR. Please, no phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
777 Old Saw Mill River Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591

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