Intellectual Property Legal Administrator – Research Institute – Brookline, MA

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking an Intellectual Property Legal Administrator for its Office of General Counsel.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serve as primary contact for intellectual property-related inquiries and requests from faculty and staff members, law firms, licensing entities, and collaborating institutions.
  • Review and process all intellectual property-related correspondence including all electronic mail sent to the Intellectual Property Docketing Inbox.
  • Enter new Institute intellectual property assets, deadlines, and documents into and audit existing data in the electronic database/filing system.
  • Prepare docket reports tracking intellectual property disclosures, assets, and deadlines.
  • Submit renewal service payments to patent offices via an online service provider interface.
  • Research and respond to requests for protection filing documents and statuses using internal systems and online patent office portals, including USPTO Public/Private PAIR.
  • Assist with the supervision of law firms in the acquisition and maintenance of Institute intellectual property assets.
  • Develop and document policies and procedures for new and existing functions, systems, and personnel.
  • Work closely with technology transfer professionals in the Belfer Office for Dana-Farber Innovations to support business development, sponsored research, licensing, and compliance efforts.
  • Prepare, coordinate execution of, and record intellectual property assignment, declaration, and power of attorney documents.
  • Maintain electronic and/or hardcopy files of signed documents and trademark specimens.
  • Coordinate Patent Committee meetings, keep minutes, and correspond with outside counsel regarding Patent Committee decisions.
  • Perform duties related to other special projects as required.

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Non-Profit
Job Location: Brookline, MA