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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Waltham, MA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


When you are a part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you will do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you will be supported in achieving your career goals. As a part of Thermo Fisher's Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization team, you will enable biotech and large pharma customers to deliver breakthrough medicines to patients.

What will you do -

As a member of Thermo Fisher Scientific's IP Department, you will have the opportunity to belong to a team of hardworking group of individuals supporting pharma services businesses by:

  • Integrating with the research and development teams to learn about our manufacturing processes, and product development while identifying key IP opportunities and capturing innovation

  • Growing your understanding of cutting-edge technologies related to the cell and gene therapies markets including increasing your understanding of competitor product offerings and services as well as new market entrants

  • Performing risk evaluation for internal process development including due diligence assessments, IP analyses, infringement and validity analyses including mitigation strategies

  • Engaging with a global IP Department and Legal Department and helping us become one of the most admired legal organizations

  • Growing and developing with us to enable and support our customers

How will you get here -

Interested applicants should have a background in Cell/Molecular Biology, with a preference toward an advanced degree in Microbiology or Virology. Additionally, our new team member will have: (1) have a passion for working on cutting edge technologies; (2) licensed to practice before a State Bar and before the USPTO with 4+ years of experience as an IP attorney

  • Experience in building a global IP portfolio; In-house experience is helpful

  • Comfortable performing freedom to operate analysis and providing invalidity/non-infringement opinions, working with inventors to harvest inventions, as well as providing counseling and general IP guidance on patents and trade secrets

  • Litigation experience is a plus and previous work with agreements including drafting, negotiating, and interpreting agreements preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Experience in biopharma or biotechnology IP portfolio creation

  • Team-centric and skillful in communicating IP matters to people in R&D/business and the ability to build effective relationships

  • Innovative and self-motivated to provide the highest level of service to the business (get the job done) with speed and accuracy

  • Excitement to work in a fast paced/changing environment

  • Must have a creative and strategic attitude and ability to challenge the status quo including the drive to find a better way!

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.

Apply today!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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