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Senior Staff Counsel

Company name

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation

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Date Last Verified

Jan 17,2019

Valid Through

May 02,2019

Posted on

Apr 06,2018

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Madison, WI, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Biology
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Life Sciences >> Pharmacology
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Senior Staff Counsel
The candidate will handle day-to-day legal affairs FCDI and, upon request, support legal matters of other company affiliates, particularly in biotech/life sciences industry, in each case under general supervision of senior Legal Department members. Will advise, counsel and report to management on legal and regulatory risks related to business. Draft, review and negotiate contracts to ensure agreements meet management/corporate objectives, in particular customer agreements, supply agreements, services agreements and other commercial contracts. Participate in the development and structuring of new business ventures and arrangements. Draft and negotiate various IP and technology related agreements, including license agreements, joint development agreements, material transfer agreements and nondisclosure agreements. Provide counsel on intellectual property rights and issues (patent, trade secrets, trademarks, copyright and domain names.). Perform general corporate and pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights. Manage litigation matters and strategy. Prepare and maintain corporate records for accuracy and thoroughness. Keep abreast of legislative and regulatory changes that may affect the company. Provide training to company on substantive legal and compliance topics. Must have a College degree and Juris doctorate from accredited law school. Academic honors and science degree is preferred. Must be admitted to WI Bar. Should be registered to practice before US Patent and Trademark Office preferred. 7 years of relevant experience in corporate law firm and/or in-house legal department is preferred. Should have solid commercial contract and IP background with extensive contract drafting and negotiation experience, in particular with respect to customer agreements and licensing agreements. Experience in the biotech and life sciences area is required. Should preferably have in depth knowledge of legal practices and regulations affecting the biotech and life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical/biologics and regenerative medicine areas. Should have full understanding of intellectual property rights and protections. Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills, in particular with respect to customer agreements and licensing provisions are preferred. Experience managing outside counsel is a plus.

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Requisition ID : 2017-1115

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Hiring Coordinator
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation
200 Summit Lake Drive
Valhalla, NY 10595

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