Senior IP Counsel II

Foster City, CA 94404

Posted: 10/17/2019 Job Category: Legal, Life Science Job Number: 1938

 

IP Counsel

Industry: Pharma

Status: Full-Time Employee

Location: San Francisco Peninsula

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY

  • You will develop and implement a comprehensive patent-portfolio strategy across a range of therapeutic areas
  • You will independently and proactively identify legal and other intellectual-property issues and provide clear advice and counsel to research and business colleagues
  • You will contribute effectively to legal and cross-functional projects, advancing research and clinical candidates through the drug-development process

COMPANY PROFILE

  • Headquartered in the Bay Area, our client is a worldwide biopharmaceutical leader, spanning six contents
  • Deeply invested in promoting health for millions worldwide through researching and developing advanced medical technology
  • Dedicated to simplifying care internationally for those affected by life-threatening illness
  • Outstanding company culture shaped by core values of inclusion, integrity, teamwork, accountability, and excellence

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Our client provides unrivaled benefits, among the top 5% of organizations in the Bay Area
  • Excellent bonus structure and stock option plan
  • Inspiring company culture and flexible work schedule after a short tenure
  • You will be part of the product-attorney group, reporting to the senior attorney
  • Exceptional and timely professional opportunity, as our client is currently experiencing significant growth and exponential change

BACKGROUND PROFILE

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field, registered before the USPTO
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and admission before a State bar
  • 8+ years of patent-prosecution experience in a law firm or pharmaceutical enterprise, corporate in-house counsel experience a solid plus
  • Exceptional communication skills, with strong client-service orientation

 

ABOUT ABA SEARCH

At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We're positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We thrive on deepening our expertise. We're energized by the legal and pharmaceutical industries, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That's what makes us "the name to know in recruitment."

Mandy Farmaian, CSC
President

Mandy helped found ABA in 1986 with Valli Farmaian. With her love of people and innate ability to nurture relationships, she knew the staffing industry was where she wanted to be, and she hasn’t looked back since. In her role as president, Mandy spearheads ABA’s Sales and Recruiting efforts, leading the ABA team in candidate searches and development of ABA’s Technology and Legal divisions. Her extensive network of Bay Area talent and employers as well as her years of expertise in recruiting and professional placement are the key drivers to ABA’s success – earning the company a spot on the Inc. 500 as one of the fastest growing companies in the US. She has successfully completed retained and contingency search for attorneys as well as technology executives.

Having established Legal as one of ABA’s core divisions, Mandy returned to ABA after three years working with the Eastridge Group. Under her guidance, these divisions provide staffing solutions to some of the Bay Area’s top technology companies as well as law firms and corporate legal departments.

Mandy earned her BA in political science and French literature from the University of California, Berkeley. After several years of city life in San Francisco, she moved with her family to Hillsborough, CA where she remains active in the community and is a board member of the San Mateo County Health Foundation.

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Hiking, movies, and farmers markets (and the occasional tennis game!).

Favorite quote: “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

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