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Under the direction of the General Counsel, the IP Counsel will primarily provide patent drafting and prosecution support to the Company, including planning and execution of life cycle management technologies.
This position is located at the Boca Raton, Florida company headquarters. There will be opportunity to work on diverse legal matters such as business-strategic protection of IP, licensing, IP litigation management/support, dispute settlement, regulatory exclusivity, and contracts. It is anticipated that no more than 15% domestic travel may be required.
BS or higher degree in organic chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering (pharma), molecular biology, or comparable technologies
JD degree and licensed to practice in at least one US jurisdiction
Registered as patent attorney at USPTO
5+ years of experience in US patent prosecution and IP legal practice
Experience prosecuting foreign patents
Experience with patent portfolio development, licensing, and enforcement in a corporate context is highly desirable
Hatch-Waxman experience is highly desirable, including a well-rounded understanding of regulatory exclusivity and the intersection between IP and the FDA regulatory environment
Other Required Skills:
Demonstrated ability to write and prosecute clear patent applications, amendments, legal and business documents
Demonstrated ability to efficiently prosecute patent applications
Legal creativity and the ability to think originally
Strong oral communication skills
Ability to analyze patentability and patent freedom-to-operate matters
Technical competence in one or more of the following fields: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering (pharma), Molecular Biology, or comparable technologies, is required.
Candidates having prior experience prosecuting pharmaceutical/small molecule are preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. is an innovative pharmaceutical company exclusively committed to advancing the health of women and championing awareness of their healthcare issues. We create products to address the unique changes and challenges women experience through every stage of their lives. TherapeuticsMD is seeking a creative IP Counsel to work in its Boca Raton, Florida headquarters. The IP Counsel p...osition will report to TherapeuticsMD’s General Counsel and be a key member of TherapeuticsMD’s small legal group consisting of four attorneys and support staff.