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Senior Counsel - Patent - Biosimilars

Amgen
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
  • Job Code
    114885900
Amgen

Job ID: R-86526
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen is searching for a Senior Counsel - Patent - Biosimilars in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group based in our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, California.

The Senior Counsel will develop, implement and execute a market access strategy for Amgen's biosimilar molecules, including freedom-to-operate analyses for drug substance, drug product, formulations, processes, and methods of treatment. The Senior Counsel will work in all aspects of intellectual property, especially in identification of relevant patents, conducting searches for prior art, analyzing third party patents, developing persuasive legal arguments, drafting opinions, working with experts, and performing other pre-litigation activities. Other responsibilities for the Senior Counsel could include related worldwide patent procurement,trademark and copyright matters, due diligence, and patent litigation support.

Other responsibilities for the Senior Counsel could also include developing and implementing global patent litigation strategies for Amgen biosimilar products in collaboration with other in-house attorneys. This could include ensuring consistency among arguments in multiple countries.

Additional responsibilities for the Senior Counsel may also include coordinating with other in-house attorneys on US litigation or potentially other U.S. adversarial proceedings such as Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) or Post Grant Reviews (PGRs).

The Senior Counsel will also be responsible for developing and counseling others on intellectual property strategies associated with Amgen's business and research endeavors.

The Senior Counsel will work individually, in legal teams, and in cross-functional business teams.

10% domestic and global travel anticipated.

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 biotechnology at a law firm or biotechnology/pharmaceutical corporation.

Experience litigating U.S. patent disputes in federal and/or administrative courts, preferably in biotechnology-related matters. Ideally, including both law firm and in-house biotechnology/pharmaceutical corporation experience.

Experience in foreign adversarial proceedings (patent litigation, oppositions, nullity actions, Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations (PMNOC proceedings), or patent linkage proceedings, etc.). Ideally, experience developing and implementing global patent litigation strategy in multiple countries (such as Europe, Australia, Canada, or Japan).

Experience in other U.S. adversarial proceedings such as Inter Partes Reviews or Post Grant Reviews.

Undergraduate degree in the sciences and a working understanding of molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, structural biology, pharmaceutics, or chemical engineering. Ideally an advanced degree, such as a Master's or Ph.D., or research experience in one of these areas.

Excellent judgement, analytical skills, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills.

Strong management skills as well as a strong client service focus and the ability to work independently and in teams; ability to navigate through ambiguity, 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-86526<br/><b>Location: </b>Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360<br/><br/>Amgen is searching for a Senior Counsel - Patent - Biosimilars in our Intellectual Property and Litigation group based in our main corporate campus in Thousand Oaks, California.<br><br>The Senior Counsel will develop, implement and execute a market access strategy for Amgen's biosimilar molecules, including freedom-to-operate analyses for drug substance, drug product, formulations, processes, and methods of treatment. The Senior Counsel will work in all aspects of intellectual property, especially in identification of relevant patents, conducting searches for prior art, analyzing third party patents, developing persuasive legal arguments, drafting opinions, working with experts, and performing other pre-litigation activities. Other responsibilities for the Senior Counsel could include related worldwide patent procurement,trademark and copyright matters, due diligence, and patent litigation support.<br><br>Other responsibilities for the Senior Counsel could also include developing and implementing global patent litigation strategies for Amgen biosimilar products in collaboration with other in-house attorneys. This could include ensuring consistency among arguments in multiple countries.<br><br>Additional responsibilities for the Senior Counsel may also include coordinating with other in-house attorneys on US litigation or potentially other U.S. adversarial proceedings such as Inter Partes Reviews (IPRs) or Post Grant Reviews (PGRs).<br><br>The Senior Counsel will also be responsible for developing and counseling others on intellectual property strategies associated with Amgen's business and research endeavors.<br><br>The Senior Counsel will work individually, in legal teams, and in cross-functional business teams.<br><br>10% domestic and global travel anticipated.<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 biotechnology at a law firm or biotechnology/pharmaceutical corporation.<br><br>Experience litigating U.S. patent disputes in federal and/or administrative courts, preferably in biotechnology-related matters. Ideally, including both law firm and in-house biotechnology/pharmaceutical corporation experience.<br><br>Experience in foreign adversarial proceedings (patent litigation, oppositions, nullity actions, Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations (PMNOC proceedings), or patent linkage proceedings, etc.). Ideally, experience developing and implementing global patent litigation strategy in multiple countries (such as Europe, Australia, Canada, or Japan).<br><br>Experience in other U.S. adversarial proceedings such as Inter Partes Reviews or Post Grant Reviews.<br><br>Undergraduate degree in the sciences and a working understanding of molecular biology, cell biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology, structural biology, pharmaceutics, or chemical engineering. Ideally an advanced degree, such as a Master's or Ph.D., or research experience in one of these areas.<br><br>Excellent judgement, analytical skills, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills.<br><br>Strong management skills as well as a strong client service focus and the ability to work independently and in teams; ability to navigate through ambiguity, 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/X7KLVWtXLb5qIlR4ueYQ8"> <p>PI114885900</p>

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