We are currently seeking a Senior Counsel IP* to strengthen our IP department. You will work in Munich (Germany) in an interdisciplinary global environment with colleagues from Germany and Houston (TX). Your analytical reasoning and action-oriented style as well as your organization and communication skills will contribute to the team’s success.
Your main responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following tasks:
- Worldwide development & execution of prosecution strategies in the field of target discovery and/or cell therapy
- Drafting new patent applications
- Guidance of outside counsels
- Alignment of the IP strategy with internal functions incl. R&D, Business Development, Alliance Management and other cross functions
- Invalidation procedures incl. European opposition & appeal procedures
- Contributing to the planning of search strategies for FTO analysis
You hold a Master or PhD degree in a biological, biotech, biochemistry or related field, ideally with knowledge of oncology and immunotherapies. In addition, you are a fully qualified European Patent Attorney with at least 3 years working experience post EQE qualification. You demonstrate qualities of diligence, approachability, and confidence in interaction with research and development colleagues and others across the business and externally.
You are an excellent communicator in German and English, able to convey information to professionals at all levels and across different business areas. You show commercial awareness and interest in Immatics’ proprietary technologies and future aims and possess good organizational, multi-tasking and negotiation skills, are accurate, flexible, and able to work independently as well as within a lean team. You have a proactive, solution-orientated working style, with excellent analytical skills. With these competences you are able to successfully contribute to protect and monetarize the IP portfolio of Immatics.
We are a committed and inspired team and cherish the collegial, highly motivated, and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking, and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills: We enable them to join conferences and trainings as well as to enjoy our Immatics benefits – e.g., job bike, job ticket, Health Programs, childcare benefits, relocation allowance, Company summer and winter events.
*We value diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.
This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.