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Senior Counsel - Patent, Medicinal Chemistry / Small Molecules

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    115029826
Amgen

Job ID: R-86639
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen is searching for a Senior Counsel - Patent, Medicinal Chemistry / Small Molecules in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group. This role will be based on our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA.

The Senior Counsel will develop, implement and execute a global intellectual property strategy for Amgen's therapeutic products and product candidates (e.g., small molecules and peptides), including polymorphs, formulations, or manufacturing methods relating to Amgen's pipeline and in-line products.

Responsibilities will include identifying patentable subject matter; drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide; conducting prior art searches; analyzing patents and preparing freedom-to-operate opinions; conducting due diligence in support of licensing activities; negotiating and drafting research agreements; analyzing trademark and copyright issues; providing legal advice and counsel to R&D and business personnel on a variety of IP related matters; assisting with litigation-related matters and challenging/defending patents in Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), opposition, and other forums.

The Senior Counsel will work individually and in legal teams and cross-functional R&D and business teams.

Basic Qualifications:

J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction; four (4) years of experience practicing intellectual property law ; and r egistration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

10+ years of experience practicing patent or intellectual property law

Experience in all aspects of U.S. and foreign intellectual property law relating to small molecules/medicinal or organic chemistry at a law firm or pharmaceutical/biotechnology/chemical corporation

An advanced degree such as a Master's or Ph.D. in organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry

Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills

Strong client service focus and the ability to work independently and in teams; ability to work efficiently, to prioritize workflow, to meet demanding deadlines, and to manage multi-dimensional 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 leverages 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 collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do.

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.

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<b>Amgen</b><br/><br/><b>Job ID: </b>R-86639<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>Amgen is searching for a Senior Counsel - Patent, Medicinal Chemistry / Small Molecules in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group. This role will be based on our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, CA.<br><br>The Senior Counsel will develop, implement and execute a global intellectual property strategy for Amgen's therapeutic products and product candidates (e.g., small molecules and peptides), including polymorphs, formulations, or manufacturing methods relating to Amgen's pipeline and in-line products.<br><br>Responsibilities will include identifying patentable subject matter; drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide; conducting prior art searches; analyzing patents and preparing freedom-to-operate opinions; conducting due diligence in support of licensing activities; negotiating and drafting research agreements; analyzing trademark and copyright issues; providing legal advice and counsel to R&D and business personnel on a variety of IP related matters; assisting with litigation-related matters and challenging/defending patents in Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), opposition, and other forums.<br><br>The Senior Counsel will work individually and in legal teams and cross-functional R&D and business teams.<br><br><b>Basic Qualifications:</b><br><br>J.D. degree or LL.M. degree from an accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction; four (4) years of experience practicing intellectual property law ; and r egistration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. <br><br><b>Preferred Qualifications:</b><br><br>10+ years of experience practicing patent or intellectual property law<br><br>Experience in all aspects of U.S. and foreign intellectual property law relating to small molecules/medicinal or organic chemistry at a law firm or pharmaceutical/biotechnology/chemical corporation<br><br>An advanced degree such as a Master's or Ph.D. in organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry<br><br>Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills<br><br>Strong client service focus and the ability to work independently and in teams; ability to work efficiently, to prioritize workflow, to meet demanding deadlines, and to manage multi-dimensional 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 leverages 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.<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 collaboration, trust, empowerment and inclusion in all that we do. <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/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/7eROqxcYYjJJIZ1NF7Y5y"> <p>PI115029826</p>

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