Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (“Sangamo” or “Company”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa (“MLA”) on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Director, Intellectual Property (“Director”), to be located in either Richmond or Brisbane, California. Interested candidates, please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this search or directly to SangamoDir.IP@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to Sangamo will be routed to MLA for handling and will delay consideration of your candidacy.
DIRECTOR, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Overview: Sangamo Therapeutics seeks a dynamic and highly motivated patent attorney or patent agent to join its legal team in building and shaping the company’s IP strategy. This individual will have a direct and significant impact on a number of Sangamo’s innovative programs in genomic medicines. This role can be based in either the Company’s Richmond, CA (North Bay) or Brisbane, CA (Peninsula) location.
Company Overview: Sangamo Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical stage biotechnology company that focuses on the research, development and commercialization of engineered DNA-binding proteins for gene regulation, cell therapy and therapeutic genome editing. This range of approaches allows us to connect the underlying biology of the disease to the appropriate technology. At Sangamo, we are committed to translating ground-breaking science into genomic therapies that transform patients’ lives.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Experience: Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences is required (advanced degree preferred). Admission to practice before the USPTO. If JD, admission in good standing to any state bar. 5-10+ plus years of Patent Counsel/Patent Agent experience, with both law firm and biotech/pharma industry experience preferred.
Location: Richmond CA or Brisbane CA.
Relos: Possible – but local candidates preferred.
Internal Number: 280415
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