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Senior Counsel, Patent - Biotech Manufacturing

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    114885998
Amgen

Job ID: R-86342
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360
Additional Location: US - Massachusetts - Cambridge

Amgen is searching for a Senior Counsel, Patent -- Biotech Manufacturing in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group. The successful candidate will be based at our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA or at our site in Cambridge, MA.

The successful candidate will develop, implement and execute a global intellectual property strategy for Amgen's process development organization which includes manufacturing relating to large molecules in Amgen's biologics pipeline and in-line products. Areas of focus preferably relate to biologics manufacturing expertise including cell science, purification, analytics, fill finish, and automation processes related to our business.

Responsibilities will include working closely with Amgen scientists to identify patentable subject matter; drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide; conducting prior art searches; analyzing patents and preparing freedom-to-operate opinions; conducting due diligence in support of licensing activities; negotiating and drafting research agreements; analyzing trademark and copyright issues; providing legal advice and counsel to business personnel on a variety of IP related matters; assisting with litigation-related matters and challenging/defending patents in PTAB, opposition, and other forums.

The Senior Counsel will work individually and in legal teams and cross-functional Process Development and business teams.

Basic Qualifications:

J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and four years of experience practicing intellectual property law

AND
Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ten or more years of experience practicing patent or intellectual property law

Experience in all aspects of U.S. and foreign intellectual property law relating to biotechnology at a law firm or biotechnology/pharmaceutical corporation

An advanced degree such as a Master's or Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, structural biology, chemical engineering, physical chemistry or biology

Experience in identifying and filing patent applications related to biologics manufacturing technologies, including cell science, purification, analytics, fill finish, and automation

Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills

Strong management and leadership skills as well as a strong client service focus and the ability to work independently and in teams; ability to work efficiently, to prioritize workflow, to meet demanding deadlines, and to manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

PI114885998

<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-86342<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><b>Additional Location: </b>US - Massachusetts - Cambridge<br/><br/>Amgen is searching for a Senior Counsel, Patent -- Biotech Manufacturing in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group. The successful candidate will be based at our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA or at our site in Cambridge, MA. <br><br>The successful candidate will develop, implement and execute a global intellectual property strategy for Amgen's process development organization which includes manufacturing relating to large molecules in Amgen's biologics pipeline and in-line products. Areas of focus preferably relate to biologics manufacturing expertise including cell science, purification, analytics, fill finish, and automation processes related to our business. <br><br>Responsibilities will include working closely with Amgen scientists to identify patentable subject matter; drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide; conducting prior art searches; analyzing patents and preparing freedom-to-operate opinions; conducting due diligence in support of licensing activities; negotiating and drafting research agreements; analyzing trademark and copyright issues; providing legal advice and counsel to business personnel on a variety of IP related matters; assisting with litigation-related matters and challenging/defending patents in PTAB, opposition, and other forums. <br><br>The Senior Counsel will work individually and in legal teams and cross-functional Process Development and business teams. <br><br>Basic Qualifications:<br><br>J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and four years of experience practicing intellectual property law <br><br>AND<br>Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.<br><br>Preferred Qualifications: <br><br>Ten or more years of experience practicing patent or intellectual property law <br><br>Experience in all aspects of U.S. and foreign intellectual property law relating to biotechnology at a law firm or biotechnology/pharmaceutical corporation <br><br>An advanced degree such as a Master's or Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, structural biology, chemical engineering, physical chemistry or biology <br><br>Experience in identifying and filing patent applications related to biologics manufacturing technologies, including cell science, purification, analytics, fill finish, and automation <br><br>Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills <br><br>Strong management and leadership skills as well as a strong client service focus and the ability to work independently and in teams; ability to work efficiently, to prioritize workflow, to meet demanding deadlines, and to manage multi-dimensional projects in a fast-paced environment <br><br>Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. <br><br>Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential. <br><br>Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do. <br><br>Join Us <br> <br> If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen. <br> <br> Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. <br> <br> As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. <br> <br> Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/xW4z2YizEwXMCo6NuxWoB"> <p>PI114885998</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-26 Expires: 2019-11-26

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