Senior IP Litigation Counsel

325058BR
Sep 13, 2021
USA

Job Description

180+. The number of dedicated and inspired legal associates around the world supporting all aspects of the Sandoz business.

Come join our curious and unbossed team and make an impact on patient’s lives every day!

Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to develop and implement litigation strategies to advance the Company’s interests, whether through successful litigation or through innovative settlement strategies. Ensuring the Global IP team, in particular the Global Patent Attorneys, support the development of products in a manner that optimizes the launch of those products in the US.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Seamless cooperation and collaboration with the Global Patent Attorney (and through them the global product development team working on a project) for each product, ensuring that each product developed for the US market has a robust US IP litigation strategy at, or shortly after, the product is put on stability trials, and that the regulatory submission is optimized for US litigation.
• Supervise and manage ANDA, 505(b)(2) and biosimilar patent litigations, including driving strategy and budgets with outside counsel and partnering with key internal stakeholders.
• Provide clear and direct expert counsel on BPCIA, Hatch-Waxman and related patent, regulatory, exclusivity and forfeiture issues, including developing innovative strategies on same to improve growth in a manner clear for non-IP-experts.
• Maximize the value of Sandoz’s IP litigations by developing an overall strategy for producing successful litigation results or settlements, and then using all available resources, such as post-grant proceedings, patent certifications, notice letters and detailed statements, discovery techniques, witnesses and expert selections, etc., to support the strategies.
• Negotiate and draft settlements in Sandoz’s patent litigations in line with corporate objectives.
• Support and advise patent attorneys globally on key US IP litigation issues, training and advice.
• Ensure that the IP risk and strategy for any given product is well understood and documented, and that all launches at risk have the appropriate approval and support.
• Mentor colleagues across all functions to improve US litigation expertise within Sandoz globally.
• Conduct IP due diligence and provide IP review and IP agreement negotiation support for Company’s business development (“BD”) activities, working collaboratively with BD internal and external counsel and other BD colleagues.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
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SANDOZ
COMMERCIAL OPS NA SZ
USA
Princeton, NJ
Legal & Intellectual Property & Compl.
Full Time
Regular
No
325058BR

Senior IP Litigation Counsel

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