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Senior Counsel, Data, Technology & Innovation

Lexington, Massachusetts
Start date
Nov 10, 2023

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Regulatory, Legal/Compliance
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Full time
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Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. is seeking a Senior Counsel, Data, Technology & Innovation in Lexington, MA with the following requirements: LLM from an ABA accredited law school and member of a state bar in the United States plus 10 years of related experience OR JD from an ABA accredited law school and member of a state bar in the United States plus 10 years of related experience. Required skills: Analyze information of a technical, scientific, and/or business nature to advise legally sensible business structure to develop and deploy digital products associated with pharmaceutical or vaccine products; identify potential legal issues associated with research and development and commercialization of pharmaceutical or vaccine products in major market countries, such as the U.S. and Japan; propose feasible risk mitigation plans to diverse stakeholders, including executive and senior leaders, in consultation with IP and/or regional counsels; identify internal stakeholders, policy, guidance and SOPs relevant to data and digital initiatives in a highly matrixed global organization; advise on legal matters in a life sciences space (10 years); in-house counsel experience in global biopharmaceutical company (3 years). Up to 10% domestic and international travel required. Up to 40% remote work allowed.

Apply on-line at and search for Req #R0110645.

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Lexington, MA

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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