Technology Licensing Manager, Life Sciences

Duarte, CA
Feb 09, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Evaluates the commercial potential of City of Hope developed technologies, identifying companies interested in these technologies and negotiates the legal and business aspects involved in transferring the technology.  Establishes and maintains a marketing program that presents City of Hope technologies to appropriate companies.

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Maintains an ongoing awareness of the research of the City of Hope national medical Center and Beckman Research Institute and identifies emerging technologies with commercial potential.  
  • Evaluates City of Hope technologies with respect to the validity of the scientific basis of the technology, strength of the likely patent/copyright/trade secret position, potential commercial return on the technology, and mechanism of commercialization.  
  • Identifies and maintains a database of companies potentially interested in City of Hope technologies.  
  • Establishes and maintains a marketing program that presents to appropriate companies those technologies the City of Hope wishes to commercialize.  
  • Prepares and negotiates the wording in nondisclosure, material transfer, industry sponsored research agreements and license agreements.  Interacts closely with involved investigator(s) when preparing agreements. 
  • Interacts extensively with attorneys and company executives dealing with uncommon inquiries and/or situations.  
  • Attends meetings as required and participates on committees as directed.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:    

  • BS with MS or MBA or JD.  Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • Three years related business and/or academic experience.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.