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Patent Agent - Biotechnology & Process Development

Amgen
South San Francisco, CA 94080
  • Job Code
    118009998
Amgen

Job ID: R-93405
Location: South San Francisco, CA, US 94083

Amgen is searching for a Patent Agent - Biotechnology & Process Development in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group. This role can be based at either Amgen's research site in South San Francisco, California, or at our corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California.

The Patent Agent will work under the direction and supervision of a patent attorney to draft, file, and prosecute patent applications for Amgen's therapeutic products and product candidates (e.g., antibodies, siRNAs, dual targeting molecules, immunotherapeutics, or cell-based therapies), as well as process development, including formulations and manufacturing methods (e.g., cell science, purification, analytics, fill finish, and automation processes) relating to Amgen's pipeline and in-line products.

Responsibilities will include: reviewing invention disclosure records to identify patentable subject matter; drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide; conducting prior art searches; assisting patent attorneys in the preparation of freedom-to-operate opinions; assisting patent attorneys in conducting due diligence in support of licensing activities; assisting patent litigators and paralegals with litigation-related matters and other adversarial proceedings such as challenges to/defenses of patents in Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB), opposition, and other forums in the United States and abroad.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of patent agent experience

OR

Master's degree and 4 years of patent agent experience

OR

Bachelor's degree and 6 years of patent agent experience

Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Preferred Qualifications:

Ten or more years of biotech patent preparation and prosecution experience

An advanced degree such as a Master's or Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, or structural biology

Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills

Strong client service focus; ability to work efficiently, to prioritize workflow, and to manage multifaceted projects in a fast-paced environment.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and brings its expertise to strive for

solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded teamwork, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-93405<br/><b>Location: </b>South San Francisco, CA, US 94083<br/><br/>Amgen is searching for a Patent Agent - Biotechnology & Process Development in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group. This role can be based at either Amgen's research site in South San Francisco, California, or at our corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks, California. <br><br>The Patent Agent will work under the direction and supervision of a patent attorney to draft, file, and prosecute patent applications for Amgen's therapeutic products and product candidates (e.g., antibodies, siRNAs, dual targeting molecules, immunotherapeutics, or cell-based therapies), as well as process development, including formulations and manufacturing methods (e.g., cell science, purification, analytics, fill finish, and automation processes) relating to Amgen's pipeline and in-line products. <br><br>Responsibilities will include: reviewing invention disclosure records to identify patentable subject matter; drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide; conducting prior art searches; assisting patent attorneys in the preparation of freedom-to-operate opinions; assisting patent attorneys in conducting due diligence in support of licensing activities; assisting patent litigators and paralegals with litigation-related matters and other adversarial proceedings such as challenges to/defenses of patents in Patent and Trial Appeal Board (PTAB), opposition, and other forums in the United States and abroad. <br><br><b>Basic Qualifications:</b><br><br>Doctorate degree and 2 years of patent agent experience <br><br> OR <br><br> Master's degree and 4 years of patent agent experience <br><br> OR <br><br> Bachelor's degree and 6 years of patent agent experience <br><br>Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office <br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications:</b><br><br>Ten or more years of biotech patent preparation and prosecution experience <br><br>An advanced degree such as a Master's or Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, or structural biology <br><br>Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills <br><br>Strong client service focus; ability to work efficiently, to prioritize workflow, and to manage multifaceted projects in a fast-paced environment. <br><br>Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology. <br><br>Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and brings its expertise to strive for <br><br> solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential. <br><br>Our culture is what makes Amgen a special place to work. We have a powerful shared purpose around our mission - to serve patients. We respect one another, recognize contributions, and have embedded teamwork, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do. <br><br>Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. <br><br>Join Us <br> <br> If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen. <br> <br> Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses. <br> <br> As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients. <br> <br> Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. <br> <br> Amgen will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/2VlooQuWzN6lCZVPFDBKj"> <p>PI118009998</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-13 Expires: 2020-03-15

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