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California

Amgen Inc

Senior Counsel - Patent - Biotechnology (Job ID: R-116204)

As Senior Counsel - Patent - Biotechnology you will develop, implement, and execute a global intellectual property strategy for Amgen's therapeutic products and product candidates (e.g., antibodies, dual targeting molecules, immunotherapeutics, or cell-based therapies), including formulations, process development, and manufacturing methods relating to Amgen's pipeline and in-line products. Responsibilities: (i) Working with Amgen scientists to identify patentable subject matter; (ii) Drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide; (iii) Conducting prior art searches; (iv) Analyzing patents and preparing freedom-to-operate opinions; (v) Providing legal advice and counsel to R&D and Business personnel on a variety of IP related matters; (vi) Assisting with litigation-related matters and challenging/defending patents in PTAB, opposition, and other forums.