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Intellectual Property Counsel – San Francisco Bay Area

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Practice Areas
IP, Patent
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Solutus Legal Search
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Intellectual Property Counsel - San Francisco Bay Area


Our client, a global science and technology leader of pure, sustainable ingredients and consumer products for the health & wellness, beauty, and flavors & fragrances markets, has exclusively retained Solutus Legal Search to assist in their search to add a strong life sciences patent attorney.

The successful candidate will possess about 3-5 years of patent law experience servicing the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or chemical industries. An undergraduate and Ph.D. degree in the biological sciences (e.g., molecular biology, chemistry, biochemistry) is required.  State bar and USPTO registration is also required.  Our client will consider law firm associates from top law firms.  In house experience is preferred, but not required.  Local candidates preferred.  This attorney will report directly to the Vice President of Intellectual Property.

This attorney will prepare and prosecute U.S. and foreign patent applications, work closely with R&D to identify patentable inventions, assist in patent portfolio management, and work with and manage outside patent counsel.  This attorney also will have opportunities to conduct freedom to operate analyses, conduct IP diligence within the context of transactions, and negotiate and draft technology, licensing, and research agreements.  S/he also will advise company colleagues on IP best practices.

Intellectual curiosity along with superb communication and prioritization skills are a must.  This attorney must also possess a collaborative nature with the ability to work in a team environment.

Solutus Legal has been exclusively retained on this wonderful search. Interested candidates may submit resumes to search@solutuslegal.com.  Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for evaluation.


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