Corporate IP Manager – Intrexon Corporation

COMPANY PROFILE: Intrexon Corporation is an advanced biotechnology company whose gene-based tools help researchers modulate and characterize specific protein-protein interactions in predetermined subcellular locations.  Subcellular protein-protein interactions play an important role in cell signaling and other bio-molecular events that represent promising therapeutic targets for critical diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiac failure and neural disorders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. These include the following:
  • Manage current staff of four patent agents and one paralegal, including assigning work, creating deadlines, tracking progress of patent filings, tracking progress of freedom to operate searches, monitoring bottlenecks, distributing work per available staff capacity.
  • Advise on questions of patentability and patent prosecution procedure.
  • Mentor new patent agents.
  • Provide patent prosecution backup for IP team members.

QUALIFICATIONS: The following qualifications are representative of the desired skill, and/or abilities:

  • Registration to practice before the USPTO
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and maintain a high quality work product
  • Strong people skills, strong management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

EDUCATION:  Minimum education requirements include:

  • Advanced Degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology or other relevant scientific discipline

“Intrexon” is an equal opportunity employer.

Attn: Human Resources Dept.
1872 Pratt Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Phone: (540-961-0725)            Fax: (540-961-1763)      

Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia