Intellectual Property Counsel, Transactions at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Brookline, MA

Overview Dana-Farber Cancer Institute seeks an attorney to join our Office of General Counsel as an Intellectual Property Counsel. The OGC is a full-service law department consisting of nine attorneys serving the Institute and its affiliates. The candidate should have approximately 4-6 years of experience in intellectual property licensing, technology transfer, and other technology transactions as well as in intellectual property support (including IP and technology transaction due diligence) of corporate transactions in technology and/or life sciences-related industries. The Intellectual Property Counsel will work both in support of more senior attorneys and independently to advise, structure, prepare, and negotiate innovative and effective agreements on behalf of the Institute. Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. #LI-CP1 Requirements Advise internal clients regarding transactions involving intellectual property rights, data, technologies, products, and/or services Draft and negotiate intellectual property licenses; joint development, collaboration and other strategic alliance agreements; material transfer, confidentiality, collaboration, and sponsored research agreements; preclinical and clinical trial agreements; data sharing agreements; technology licenses and services agreements; copyright permissions and publicity releases; distribution agreements; and representations and warranties in stock purchase, merger, and asset purchase agreements Perform intellectual property and technology transaction due diligence for corporate transactions and technology transfers Provide template terms or agreements for use by internal clients Monitor and apply advanced expertise of applicable laws, Institute policies, and industry and regulatory requirements Build and manage external relationships with outside counsel and collaborators The Intellectual Property Counsel will work collaboratively with and in support of the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, the Senior Counsel, and other senior attorneys in the OGC. Extensive interaction required with senior administrative, research, and medical staff throughout the Institute and with outside companies and institutions and outside counsel. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise support staff. Qualifications J.D. required. Approximately 4+ years of experience required, preferably in a law firm or corporate setting. Familiarity with biomedical research and academic tech transfer required. Required computer skills include Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel). Outstanding written and oral communication skills. Excellent attention to detail and research abilities. Exceptional organization skills and ability to prioritize tasks. Strong client service skills and professionalism. Discretion, diplomacy, and good judgmentSalary Range: $100K -- $150K Minimum QualificationLegal & Regulatory

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