Patent Attorney, Biologics – Corporation – Gaithersburg, MD or Boston, MA

AstraZeneca, a large corporation, is seeking a Patent Attorney to work in Gaithersburg, MD or Boston, MA

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage all aspects of build, maintenance and defense of specific patent portfolios
  • Actively counsel members of Research & Development organizations to identify new inventions as well as devise and implement strategies for patent protection over extended drug development life cycle
  • Create and implement global strategic approaches toward building patent portfolios and providing value to business
  • Prepare and prosecute biologics patent applications (US and ex-US) including effectively managing outside counsel as needed
  • Lead all aspects of large biologics intellectual property estates in AstraZeneca's core and opportunistic therapeutic areas
  • Evaluate and monitor patent portfolios of third parties
  • Develop and communicate IP guidance to stakeholders across the business, including within R&D, Business Development, commercial and legal
  • Review and analyze license agreements and other contracts
  • Provide IP and technical analysis in support of patent litigations

Apply online at:

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Gaithersburg, MD or Boston, MA