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Business Development and Licensing Director (Boston, MA).334

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Business Development and Licensing Director (Boston, MA).334

A progressive, cutting-edge biotechnology company seeks a Business Development and Licensing Director to join its Corporate Legal Department in Boston. Base compensation is $140-$150K plus bonus and comprehensive benefits.  

Primary Duties:

The successful Business Development and Licensing Director will support the development of next-generation therapies and vaccines by building and managing the Company's global patent preparation and prosecution. Additional duties include the following: 

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide scope of global business agreements including high value, complex collaboration agreements, commercialization agreements, government agreements, joint development agreements, license agreements as well as legal correspondence across multiple affiliates

  • Provide strategic advice to upper management on commercial transactional matters as well as legal and business risk assessments

  • Assist with development, implementation and improvement of systems to support the contracting process such as coordinating high level group discussion to streamline process and ensure strategic stakeholders are engaged

  • Assist in due diligence exercises and other transaction support relevant matters

  • Manage and instruct outside legal counsel on complex contract drafting and negotiation


  • Admitted to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction

  • Prior experience in a law firm and/or pharmaceutical company

  • ­Detailed knowledge of relevant business laws (company, competition and IP law) as well as experience in strategic and business development transactions, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating of contracts

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to write and read German is a plus

  • Supportive interpersonal team player, talented at collaborating cross-functionally

  • ­Result-oriented way of working as well as the ability to analyze complex legal issues and problem-solving skills

Frink-Hamlett Legal Solutions is an equal employment opportunity employer and all applicants will receive considerations for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status.


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