IP Counsel - 171507
Hologic, Inc. is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products. The Company's core business units focus on diagnostics, breast health, GYN surgical, and skeletal health. With a unified suite of technologies and a robust research and development program, Hologic is dedicated to The Science of Sure.
There has never been a more exciting time to join us. Bright people, working together to pioneer advances in human health care, have created Hologic's success. Our company believes that people are our greatest asset and only by recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining the most talented employees can we continue to be successful. Our work atmosphere is stimulating, innovative and customer focused. We provide employees with state-of-the art tools and technology, a collaborative and passionate work environment and the ability to make a dramatic difference in the world of healthcare.
We are rapidly growing and yet we have never been more focused – on our people, on our growth, on our future.
We are seeking a Patent Counsel
who will be responsible for providing legal services and advise on a variety of IP-related matters for the diagnostics business unit of Hologic, which is located in San Diego, California.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Draft and prosecute patent applications in the biological, chemical and mechanical arts
Supervise U.S. and foreign counsel engaged in drafting and prosecuting patent applications and in post-grant challenges, including inter parties review, post grant review, oppositions and invalidation appeals
Acquire detailed understanding of the technologies, products and R&D activities of the business
Counsel key technical and business personnel on IP portfolio development and strategies, adversarial proceedings, competitive IP and commercial activities, and licensing opportunities
Conduct landscape searches, patentability reviews, freedom-to-operate analyses, and patent assessments relating to R&D activities, product releases, licensing opportunities and IP acquisition
Review and assist in drafting agreements relating to the use, transfer or ownership of IP, including non-disclosure, material transfer, professional services, research, collaboration, and license agreements
Education and Experience
B.S. degree in biology, chemistry or biochemistry, with 2+ years of practical laboratory experience
J.D. from an accredited law school and 3+ years of experience as a practicing patent attorney in the life sciences industry (law firm and/or in-house)
Registered patent attorney and member in good standing of at least one state bar (preferably CA)
Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:
Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.
Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer & VEVRAA Federal Contractor
: United States-California-San Diego
Primary Territory City: San Diego
: Day Job
: Jan 3, 2018, 8:52:08 PM
Website : http://www.hologic.com
Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) is a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women throughout the world