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Legal Intellectual Property Professional - Associate Director



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Job Title: Legal Intellectual Property Professional - Associate Director

Location: Cambridge MA

About the job:

Ready to push the limits of what’s possible? Join Sanofi in one of our corporate functions and you can play a vital part in the performance of our entire business while helping to make an impact on millions around the world. We are seeking an experienced IP Professional with relevant industry experience who will be responsible for managing and protecting the company's innovations.

We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started?

Main responsibilities:

  • Focus on identifying & analyzing emerging biological trends and technologies and identifying related IP assets and whitespaces for additional IP filings. This will include expert searching, accessing, and reporting of key findings (mainly patents, but also other publications) related to biologics, including monoclonal antibodies, cell therapies, gene therapies, etc.
  • Develop a deep understanding for critical next-generation biologics, define & manage IP generation and monetization projects, evaluate tools and vendors, and advise key stakeholders
  • Proactively work patent attorneys and IP analytics professionals to globally to understand and meet strategic priorities and informational needs using artificial intelligence (“AI”) & other advanced analytics and patent searching tools

About you

  • Master’s degree or PhD (preferred) in Biomedical, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or other relevant life-sciences field; Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or significant knowledge of data analysis and computational techniques are a plus
  • Min. 5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient with sequence searching and analysis of peptides, antibodies, and oligonucleotides
  • Proficient in conducting patent searches, patentability assessments, patent landscapes and freedom to operate (FTO) analysis
  • Professional experience as an IP expert, patent manager, or patent searcher
  • Knowledge of market analysis, strategic planning, and evaluation forecasting; Experience supporting business development and/or IP transactions is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills to rigorously assess biological mechanisms of action, molecular pathways, and bio-therapeutic modalities
  • Highly independent, self-motivated, and self-directed
  • Ability to work well with others in cross-functional and global teams with multiple stakeholders

Why Choose Us

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.
  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it's through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally .
  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.
  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks' gender-neutral parental leave.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

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