Vice President of Intellectual Property


In this role, you will lead our in-house team of attorneys, patent agents, and other professionals to secure legal protection for the Company’s intellectual property assets through patents, and to a lesser extent, trademarks and copyrights. You will be accountable for developing and implementing innovative patenting strategies that anticipate changes in the law, the business, and the external environment; responsible for managing the Company’s substantial portfolio of patents and patent applications, including advising on in-licensing and out-licensing opportunities and patent litigation matters; assuring the delivery of timely, high-quality legal counsel and work product to Genentech Research Early Development Organization (gRED) and to other clients; responsible for providing legal counsel and recommendations to senior executives and other business leaders on complex intellectual property law issues; collaborating with leaders of other Roche legal functions on matters involving shared responsibility; and implementing best practices for developing talent and building capabilities within the intellectual property law practice group.

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