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Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation

Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in the development and marketing of various products for the treatment of dermatological and aesthetic conditions in the United States and Canada. It provides acne-related dermatological products, including SOLODYN for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age or older; and ZIANA Gel to treat acne vulgaris in patients 12 years and older. The company also offers ... Read More

Address      7720 North Dobson Road Scottsdale, AZ 85256-2740 United States
Website      www.medicis.com/
Holding      No Holding Details

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Licensing and Intellectual Property Counsel

Overview:
The position will be responsible for providing licensing, intellectual property, and related legal services.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Supporting company in intellectual property-related diligence investigations and transactions
  • Managing and/or negotiating and preparing licensing, collaboration, and other agreements related to intellectual property and/or drug development
  • Engaging in or overseeing freedom-of-operation and patent landscape analyses and counseling
  • Routine reporting on aspects of Medicis IP portfolio and competitive IP landscape
  • Client counseling, formulating IP strategy, and formulating IP policy
  • Supporting in IP-related disputes and potential disputes
  • Developing/supporting intellectual property (IP) counseling, strategy, and policy activities
  • Innovation capture and invention analyses
  • Supporting implementation of intellectual property strategies (which may include oversight of patent and trademark prosecution activities)
  • Engaging in innovation capture and invention/inventorship analyses
  • Developing and overseeing implementation of strategies, policies, etc., relating to intellectual property and drug development agreements
  • Team leadership and/or management
Qualifications:

  • J.D. Required
  • Bachelor's/Technical Degree (preferably in chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceuticals, biochemistry, or biology)
  • At least 5 years applicable experience, including experience in license agreements
  • Demonstrated ability to learn various skills quickly
  • Management experience a plus
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to rapidly learn and adjust to changes in the legal and business environment
  • Great attention to detail
  • Superior ability to manage competing priorities and stakeholder relationships
  • Team player

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

Contact Mode:

not provided

Fax:

602-808-0822

Contact Name:

not provided

Job Duration:

not provided

Phone:

602-808-8800

Email:

investor_relations@medicis.com

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