BlueRock Therapeutics, L.P has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior IP Counsel. Please do not contact BlueRock directly; all resumes sent to BlueRock will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
BlueRock is seeking a Senior IP Counsel who will report to the Senior Director, Head of Intellectual Property and who will directly support one or more of BlueRock’s therapeutic programs, contribute to its global patent strategy, and help build its intellectual property portfolio. The successful candidate will collaborate with and support the research and development, legal, and business teams.
BlueRock is a private, development-stage engineered cell therapy company leveraging its novel CELL+GENE™ platform to develop regenerative medicines for intractable diseases in the areas of neurology, cardiology, and immunology. Founded in 2016 by Versant Ventures and capitalized with one of the largest-ever Series A financings in biotech history by Bayer AG and Versant, BlueRock is headquartered in the heart of Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA with operations in NYC and Toronto.
The successful candidate will have 5-10+ years of patent drafting, prosecuting, advising life science companies on IP-related matters, and client counseling for a law firm and/or corporate law department in the fields of cell therapy, immunology, and/or gene editing technologies. Significant research or technical experience in one or more of these fields is highly preferred. A Ph.D. or other advanced degree in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, or a related discipline is strongly preferred.
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