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Senior Patent Counsel

Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Johnson & Johnson

New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Retail Trade
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


Job Description


The Johnson & Johnson Law Department is recruiting for a Senior Patent Counsel to be based out of World Headquarters in New Brunswick, NJ. This position primarily supports the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area.


The responsibilities of this Senior Patent Counsel include


Representing and advising Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical businesses and R&D units in the areas of patent law and strategy


Patent preparation, patent prosecution, and counseling in the biotechnology area


Conducting third-party IP diligence


Providing oversight of contractual corporate relationships


Experience in contract drafting and negotiation is desired


Qualifications


A minimum of a law degree from an internationally or nationally recognized university is required along with active registration, in good standing, with a state bar and as a U.S. patent attorney.


Educational and/or work experience in the U.S. or with a U.S. based multinational corporation is preferred.


A minimum of 7 years of biotechnology patent experience at a law firm or in-house legal department of a corporation is required.


An advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in life sciences, with a focus in antibody, vaccine, and cell therapy technologies, is required


Prior experience in the biotechnology industry is preferred


The candidate must be fluent in both written and spoken English, be able to communicate effectively, and demonstrate the ability to counsel senior management.


A positive attitude, the ability to work independently and across business functions and cultures with teams across multiple time zones are required.


The ability to accommodate occasional travel is required.




Reference: 1152697080

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