Overview: The Section Head - IP Litigation will oversee the management and strategy of the company’s global patent litigation. The addition of this new position to oversee the AbbVie IP Litigation group will increase its capacity to meet the company’s growing technological focus. This position will report to the Vice President of Intellectual Property.
Company: AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. With ~48,000 employees around the globe, we strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. AbbVie reported 2020 annual revenue in excess of $45 billion. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus, commensurate with experience.
Location: North Chicago, Illinois.
Experience: A minimum of fifteen (15) years of patent litigation experience. Prior corporate in-house experience and pharmaceutical industry experience is strongly preferred.
Bar: Active bar membership in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction
Internal Number: 103415
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