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Senior Patent Counsel, Oncology

Company name

Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

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Date Last Verified

Jun 30, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 13, 2020

Posted on

May 11, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Spring House, PA, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Oncology
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Senior Patent Counsel, Oncology
Duties: Support the pharmaceutical sector of Johnson & Johnson, primarily the Oncology business of the 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 with regard to patent and intellectual property related contractual matters.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A law degree from an internationally or nationally recognized university is required along with active registration, in good standing, with a state bar and as a U.S. patent attorney. Educational and/or work experience in the U.S. or with a U.S. based multinational corporation is preferred. 5+ years of biotechnology patent experience at a law firm or in-house legal department of a multinational corporation is required. Prior experience in the life sciences industry, an advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in life sciences, and experience with antibody and/or cell therapy related matters is preferred. Experience in rendering patentability and non-infringement opinions is required. Substantial experience drafting and prosecuting pharmaceutical-related patent applications is preferred. Experience in due diligence activities, license/agreement drafting and negotiation is preferred. Must be fluent in both written and spoken English, be able to communicate effectively, and demonstrate the ability to counsel senior management. A positive attitude, the ability to work independently and across business functions and cultures with teams across multiple time zones are required.

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Ref. 4347200505

Company info

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