Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Counsel, Commercial Contracts and Licensing (“Counsel”) to be located in its San Jose, California headquarters. Interested candidates please respond to the recruiter managing this search: Carol Warren Simon at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by submitting your resume in Microsoft Word to AlignTechCounsel@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact Align Technology directly as all resumes will be routed to MLA for handling and may cause delays.
COUNSEL, COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS AND LICENSING Overview:
Align Technology, Inc., the maker of Invisalign, seeks to hire a Commercial Contracts and Licensing Counsel. The ideal candidate will be an experienced mid-level attorney who possesses strong drafting and negotiation experience with technology license agreements, distribution agreements, leases, and development agreements, in the medical device, biotech, or pharmaceuticals environment. This position will also assist in the supervision and direction of outside counsel and provide counsel to internal clients. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, Vice President, Commercial Transactions, this person will be an integral member of the Company’s fast paced legal team.
Align Technology is a global medical device company that pioneered the invisible orthodontics market with the introduction of the Invisalign system in 1999. Today, it develops innovative, technology-rich products including the Invisalign system of clear aligner treatments and the iTero scanner services, to help dental professionals achieve the clinical results they expect and deliver effective, cutting-edge dental options to their patients.
San Jose, CA.
5-8 years’ experience drafting and negotiating technology license agreements, distribution agreements, leases, and development agreements in the medical device, biotechnology, or pharmaceuticals space. Top law firm experience followed by relevant in-house experience is required.
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