The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
We represent a leading edge biomedical research institution, looking to hire an attorney with a minimum of eight (8) years as a patent attorney to manage their intellectual property (“IP”) portfolio, identify scientific and technical discoveries for potential patent protection, evaluate scientific and novel aspects of those discoveries for patentability, protection with other intellectual property including trademarks, and commercial applications, ensure that IP strategy conforms with overall strategic goals and support the achievement of institutional goals, which include the following:
-Manage the patenting process.
-Manage outside counsel and supervise all work products to ensure compliance with
strategy and risk tolerance.
-Serve as in-house counsel for IP matters, directing legal work and overseeing the selection and engagement of outside legal experts when needed
- Identify potential commercial licensees and partners, and support negotiations of license, option, sponsored research, and collaboration agreements
-Management of other attorneys or paraprofessionals
Bachelor’s degree in a discipline allowing registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”), J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school, admission to practice law in the U.S., and registration to practice before the USPTO as a patent attorney
Ph.D. or P.Eng. desired, but not required,
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Searches are conducted on a retainer or contingency fee basis. Our clients include leading law firms worldwide as well as financial institutions, investment banks, consumer product, aerospace, chemical, healthcare, pharmaceutical, entertainment, new media, and other Fortune 500 companies.
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