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Associate Director, IP - Trademarks, Copyright, and Trade Secrets

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York 10591
  • Job Code
    15366BR
  • Job Type
    Corporate Counsel
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking an intellectual property attorney at the Associate Director level to help in the development, protection, and management of Regeneron’s valuable intellectual property pertaining to trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Working directly and through supervision of outside counsel, the attorney will be responsible for overseeing Regeneron trademark and copyright portfolios, coordinating worldwide enforcement of Regeneron’s trademarks and copyrights, and be part of a coordinated team that to identifies and protects Regeneron trade secrets. The attorney will be required to develop close client relationships with Regeneron research, manufacturing, regulatory, and commercial groups.

The attorney will also advise on emerging legal issues, including monitoring and reviewing case law and legislative developments, and is expected to contribute to administrative and legal projects intended to develop an IP Department displaying the highest legal and ethical standards.

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, hypercholesterolemia, rheumatoid arthritis, atopic dermatitis and asthma, head and neck cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need.


Responsibilities:


• Manage Regeneron worldwide trademark portfolio;

• Supervise outside counsel in preparing and prosecuting global trademark applications relating to all aspects of commercial and patient educational activities;

• Perform internal trademark searches and provide advice to Regeneron clients on third-party trademarks;

• Negotiate trademark coexistence agreements;

• Manage enforcement actions against third parties that look to misappropriate Regeneron’s name and reputation on products, websites and internet domain names, including UDRP actions;

• Provide advice to commercial and regulatory clients concerning choosing and obtaining generic and brand names as part of drug approval process by FDA and other marketing authorities;

• Manage internal requests to use copyrighted materials of third parties;

• Respond to requests of third parties to use Regeneron copyrighted materials;

• Manage education and monitoring activities in connection with Regeneron colleagues’ use of materials available using social media;

• Participate in team responsible for identifying and protecting company trade secrets.

Requirements

Requirements:


• B.A./B.S. or Masters in the life sciences (e.g., molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, immunology or related disciplines) is required;

• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school;

• Licensed to practice law in at least one state (member of the NY bar or eligible for in-house licensure in NY);

• At least 5 years of experience at a top law firm and/or in-house department with a focus on trademarks;

• Experience with trademark, copyright and trade secret issues, particularly those relevant to the biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical fields;

• Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities;

• Experience investigating, researching, and providing general legal advice concerning a broad range of questions and circumstances pertaining to intellectual property that arise in a company’s day to day business activities to ensure that company personnel are aware of, and in compliance with, applicable laws and regulations;

• Ability to manage a large and complex docket with minimal supervision;

• Exceptional communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution.






This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 2019-01-30 Expires: 2019-03-01

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