In this role, the selected candidate will maintain excellent relationships, work collaboratively and engage in regular communication with the GC, other AGCs, the Legal Departments other attorneys, paralegals, executive coordinators and other non-attorney staff.
This Senior Counsel will be part of a legal team that supports Amgen's Business Development group in a variety of life sciences transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, collaborations.
Provide daily legal advice on issues such as leaves of absence, workplace accommodations, terminations, workforce restructuring actives, investigations, discipline, wage and hour, workplace safety regulations (OSHA), and related matters.
The Senior Counsel will develop, implement and execute a market access strategy for Amgens biosimilar molecules, including freedom-to-operate analyses for drug substance, drug product, formulations, processes and labeled indications.
Drafting and negotiating deals and agreements in all areas of content development and production, including services agreements for producers, writers, directors and actors, option/first look agreements, rights/purchase agreements, distribution agreements, production services agreements, and other development and production-related agreements.
This is a highly visible, key role within BDs dynamic cell analysis and genomics businesses. The successful candidate will have primary intellectual property counseling responsibility for, and be fully integrated into, the Research and Development and commercial activities for these business units. This responsibility includes driving legal strategy and designing legal support processes for achieving strategic business goals.
The Senior Counsel will be responsible for advising Amgens commercial operations on a wide variety of issues concerning the sale, and promotion of biopharmaceutical products in the United States as well as activities with the healthcare community conducted by Amgens scientific affairs organization.
The Senior Counsel will develop, implement and execute a global intellectual property strategy for Amgen's therapeutic products and product candidates (e.g., antibodies and other large molecules), including formulations, process development or manufacturing methods relating to Amgen's pipeline and in-line products.
Working in partnership with outside counsel and other in-house attorneys and staff, the Senior Counsel will develop and drive case strategies as an active team member, including all infringement, validity, and enforceability positions, and as needed, freedom to operate analysis.