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Patent Attorney for Biotechnology Equity Research Team

Morgan Stanley
New York, New York 10036
  • Job Type
    Corporate Counsel
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries. As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.


Morgan Stanley Investment Research is uniquely committed to being an essential part of our clients' investment process. We strive to be the sell-side research provider that best understands the buy side. Through relevant and timely conversations with leading investors, we focus resources on risk-reward essentials: identifying the investor debates, assessing the potential outcomes, and uncovering the evidence our clients need to validate their investment decisions. Our equity analysts cover some 3,000 stocks; our economists, strategists and fixed income analysts cover all major regions and other asset classes around the globe.


Equity Research
The Equity Research department is responsible for researching macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions, along with company fundamentals. It also collects and analyses financial information to make investment recommendations on stocks in specific sectors. Research analysts build financial models to explore alternative scenarios, examine industries and communicate with companies and investors. Equity Research team members discuss their analysis and investment recommendations in research notes. A career in investment research at Morgan Stanley demands a commitment to excellence and a passion for the markets as well as the highest level of integrity.


We are seeking an experienced Patent Attorney to join our Biotech Equity Research team in New York, NY.


The Associate's primary responsibilities are but are not limited to:

• Analyzing company patent filings, following patent litigation developments between companies and following other patent office actions including IPRs

• Building and maintaining a database of patent filings against specific targets (i.e., CGRP) as well as by covered company

• Write research reports which analyze company patent filings, potential areas of risk or opportunity based on new patent filings and providing views on upcoming IPRs

• Interact with institutional investors, respond to requests for models and data analysis.

• Keep abreast of industry-related news flow. Analyze implications of news/industry developments to companies under coverage.

• Develop and maintain relationships with investor relations personnel and management of companies under coverage.

• Conduct industry diligence

• Assist internal sales and trading teams in the timely analysis of breaking news in the sector




Skills Required

• Advanced degree in molecular biology, organic chemistry, immunology or other related discipline, Ph.D. preferred

• J.D. and bar admission in at least one state

• At least 5 years of law firm or in-house biopharmaceutical company experience

• Writing experience in a professional capacity – i.e.: Crafting Equity Research notes/correspondence; presentation or development of industry report

• Candidates are expected to be adaptable and have the ability to work well under pressure


Posted: 2021-07-12 Expires: 2021-08-11

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