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Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (“Neurocrine”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Assistant General Counsel or Senior Counsel of Intellectual Property to be located in its San Diego, California headquarters. Neurocrine is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: This senior patent attorney will be the lead IP attorney for gene therapy and will take a leadership role in developing global strategies and managing day-to-day intellectual property efforts to support multiple gene therapy discovery and clinical development stage programs.
Company: Neurocrine Biosciences is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for neurological and endocrine related disorders. In early 2019, Neurocrine entered into a collaboration and license agreement with Voyager Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage gene therapy company.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience. The package includes base salary, target bonus, equity, and benefits.
Experience: At least 10 years of in-house and/or law firm patent experience related to gene-based therapies. A graduate degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, virology, or an allied biomedical discipline is required, a Ph.D is HIGHLY PREFERRED.
Location: San Diego, California
Relocation: Yes. This is a national search.
Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to Joanna Herman at NeurocrineIP@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to Neurocrine will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Internal Number: O-2728645
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com.