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Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property

Company: Jobleads
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference. JOB DESCRIPTION Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is seeking a Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property to join BMS' research and development center in Cambridge, MA. The attorney will support clients across multiple functional areas to build and leverage BMS' intellectual property interests, with a focus on biotechnology. Responsibilities include the full scope of global pharmaceutical and biotechnological patent issues including client counseling; patent preparation and prosecution; rendering legal opinions with respect to patentability, validity, and freedom to operate; due diligence reviews; and intellectual property-related transactional work. The attorney will work closely with clients in various functions in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment and will collaborate with other in-house and outside attorneys to accomplish BMS objectives. The ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications: J.D. degree or equivalent and admission to at least one state bar. 8 or more years of patent experience in the biotechnology field, or an equivalent combination of patent and pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry experience. Registered to practice before the USPTO and eligible to practice in Massachusetts or obtain a limited license for in-house counsel. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the biological and/or chemical sciences. An advanced degree in the biological sciences is preferred. Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills. Service-oriented focus with ability to work as part of cross-functional teams and drive results. Highest integrity, excellent judgment and the ability to proactively recognize and effectively communicate legal issues to patent, legal and general management. COMPANY Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious diseases. BMS medicines are helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, hematology, cardiovascular, immunoscience, fibrosis and others. Bristol-Myers Squibb'sCambridge research and development facility is located amidst a vibrant community of world-class science, innovation and business opportunities. Bristol-Myers Squibb provides the opportunity for its employees to learn and grow professionally alongside smart, creative and talented colleagues who are committed to helping patients prevail over serious diseases. Join us and make a difference. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues. Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. W e're creatinginnovative medicines for patients fighting serious diseases. We're also nurturing our own diverse team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter the role, each one of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

Keywords: Jobleads, Cambridge , Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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