Associate Director - Patent Attorney

Tarrytown, New York
Oct 23, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

We are seeking a Patent Attorney to assist with the development of strategies for growing Regeneron’s intellectual property protection around key molecules, platforms and other technologies to ensure Regeneron’s long-term competitive advantage. The role will also provide IP transactional support in partnership with colleagues and clients in R&D, clinical, regulatory, legal, business and alliance management departments at Regeneron.

As a Patent Attorney, a typical day may include:

  • Conducting strategic IP due diligence, including the portfolios of competitors and potential collaborators;

  • Seeing opportunities for expanding Regeneron’s IP position and working with members of various business, legal, scientific and administrative groups within Regeneron to take advantage of such opportunities;

  • Providing IP transactional support for a wide variety of business transactions, including research collaboration and licensing agreements, clinical agreements, master services agreements, clinical trial agreements, MTAs, consulting agreements, vendor agreements, and confidentiality agreements; and

  • Monitoring internal and external developments around key molecules, platforms and other technologies to provide IP strategic support for early stage collaborations after execution.

This role may be for you if you possess:

  • Outstanding communication skills, including presentation, interpersonal, writing and conflict resolution. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and clients at all levels of the organization.   

  • Ability to meet ambitious deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters and see projects through to conclusion. 

  • Strong knowledge of IP law.

  • Experience working in biotech/pharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience with contracts involving intellectual property.

  • A high level of business acumen.

To be considered for this role 

Juris Doctorate and admitted to practice in at least one state, New York preferred. At least 3 years of in-house and/or law firm experience. 

Ph.D. in life sciences field required, immunology a plus. Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of patent-related legal expertise including licensing, patent preparation and prosecution, IP due diligence, litigation, and strategic counseling.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.