Intellectual Property Analyst (Remote)

San Francisco, CA
Jan 24, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Lab/Area:Intellectual Property


Become an integral member of an energetic team of intellectual property and legal professionals dedicated to supporting life sciences research.  The J. David Gladstone Institutes, a nonprofit biomedical research organization located in San Francisco, CA, is seeking an experienced, resourceful, dependable, task-driven, and team-oriented individual to join its Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs Department as an Intellectual Property Analyst.  (This position is full-time and can be effectively remote.  Accordingly, interested individuals from across the country are encouraged to apply.)

The IP Analyst will be mainly responsible for handling a large volume of material transfer agreements and lab service agreements.  The IP Analyst will also work on a variety of other projects in both leading and supporting roles, and provide other support to the Department as needed.  

In addition to excellent communication, writing, and organization skills, the successful candidate will operate as an independent professional while embracing a small department culture within an inclusive Gladstone team. This position requires the ability to: prioritize, manage, and execute multiple projects of varying complexity; interface with different types of stakeholders; and exercise practical and sound judgment.

Gladstone Perks & Benefits:
  • People–work with talented, committed, and supportive teammates within an organization that values each member of its community.

  • A meaningful place to grow and learn–whether it’s your professional skills or scientific knowledge, we have the resources and environment to advance either so you can better support Gladstone’s mission to drive a new era of discovery in disease-oriented science and to mentor tomorrow’s leaders in an inspiring and diverse environment.

  • Healthy work/life balance–you are highly engaged and productive at work because you can have time to recharge and enjoy a vibrant life outside of work.

  • Compensation–competitive salary and paid vacation.

  • Excellent benefits–generous medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, and commuter benefits; access to free shuttle transportation.

General Responsibilities:
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating legal agreements relating to scientific research, intellectual property, proprietary materials, and confidential information in accordance with policies and procedures.

  • Acting as a Department liaison with scientists and administrators both internally and externally.

  • Performing coordinative and administrative activities related to meeting and record-keeping.


Required Skills:
  • Professional-level execution and interpersonal relationship management and communication skills, including excellent grammar, proofreading, and editing skills.

  • Detail-oriented self-starter who is resourceful and can, or quickly become able to, work with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent organization and independent problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Consistently uses good judgment, meets tight deadlines, and shows initiative.

  • High level of professionalism and accountability.

Required Experience
  • BA/BS degree. Scientific discipline preferred. (MS, MA, PhD or JD a plus.)

  • Experience with material transfer agreements or intellectual property-related agreements.

  • At least 2 years of experience working in a professional, fast-paced office environment; legal department, law firm, or scientific lab experience highly preferred.

  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint and willingness to learn new software applications and systems as needed.

  • Google Calendar, Google Docs, and Dropbox experience a plus.

Salary will commensurate with education and experience.

Additional Information:
  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Be a part of big ideas and consider Gladstone. Your difference will make a difference in human health.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.