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We are thrilled to announce our search for BlueRock Therapeutics, L.P. for a Senior IP Counsel to be located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Interested candidates should respond to the recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to Amy Katz or Nancy Reiner at the emails below.
BlueRock is seeking a Senior IP Counsel to join BlueRock’s growing IP legal team. The Senior IP Counsel will report to the Senior Director, Head of Intellectual Property and will directly support one or more of BlueRock’s therapeutic programs, contribute to its global patent strategy, and help build the Company’s intellectual property portfolio. The successful candidate will collaborate with and support the research and development, legal, and business teams.
BlueRock is a development-stage engineered cell therapy company leveraging its novel CELL+GENE™ platform to develop regenerative medicines for intractable diseases in the areas of neurology, cardiology, and immunology. BlueRock is headquartered in the heart of Kendall Square, Cambridge, with operations in NYC and Toronto. Founded in 2016 by Versant Ventures and capitalized with one of the largest-ever Series A financings in biotech history by Bayer AG and Versant, BlueRock was acquired in 2019 by Bayer AG and is operating as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Bayer AG.
A competitive compensation package will be offered.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of meaningful legal experience prosecuting patents and advising life science companies on IP-related matters, with an advanced degree in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, or a related discipline. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have 5-10+ years of patent drafting, prosecuting, and client counseling for a law firm and/or corporate law department in the fields of cell therapy, immunology, and/or gene editing technologies. Significant research or technical experience in one or more of these fields is highly preferred.
This is a national search but local candidates are preferred.
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