Tessera Therapeutics has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Patent Counsel.
Senior Patent Counsel
Overview: Tessera Therapeutics is seeking an experienced Senior Patent Counsel (commensurate with experience). Reporting to the Vice President of Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs, the Senior Patent Counsel will work in a fast-paced, highly interactive environment with a broad range of intellectual property matters helping to build and maintain a strong IP portfolio, protecting a broad range of internal and in-licensed innovation and technology.
Company:Tessera Therapeutics is pioneering Gene Writing™ technology— a new biotechnology designed to offer scientists and clinicians the ability to write small and large therapeutic messages into the genome, thereby curing diseases at their source. The Gene Writing platform holds the potential to become a new category in genetic medicine, building upon recent breakthroughs in gene therapy and gene editing while eliminating important limitations in their reach, utilization, and efficacy.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Experience:Several years of patent experience including some experience at a reputable law firm; strong preference for candidates with in-house experience in genetic medicines or delivery of nucleic acids at a biotech or pharma.
Location: Cambridge, MA preferred; SF Bay Area or remote also possible.
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