Senior Patent Counsel

San Diego  [Hybrid]


About the company:

Neurocrine Biosciences is a neuroscience-focused, biopharmaceutical company with a simple purpose: to relieve suffering for people with great needs, but few options. They are dedicated to discovering and developing life-changing treatments for patients with under-addressed neurological, endocrine and psychiatric disorders. The company’s diverse portfolio includes FDA-approved treatments for tardive dyskinesia, Parkinson’s disease, endometriosis* and uterine fibroids*, as well as clinical programs in multiple therapeutic areas. For three decades, they have applied our unique insight into neuroscience and the interconnections between brain and body systems to treat complex conditions. They relentlessly pursue medicines to ease the burden of debilitating diseases and disorders, because you deserve brave science. *in collaboration with AbbVie

About the Role:

Take a leadership role in developing global strategies and managing day to day intellectual property efforts to support multiple biologics and gene therapy preclinical and clinical development. and commercial phase Company programs.


Identification of inventions, patent drafting, and prosecution relating to biologics and gene therapy Conducting strategic IP due diligence, including analyzing the patent portfolios of the Company’s competitors and potential collaborators Identifying opportunities for expanding the Company’s IP position and collaborating with members of various discovery, development and business groups within the Company Working and communicating with collaborators and other external strategic partners in connection with developing a global IP strategy Reviewing and negotiating license agreements and IP clauses in other agreements Supporting preparation for Biosimilars, and other patent litigation support Managing outside legal counsel globally Other duties as assigned

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