23andMe's Therapeutics Division, which was created in 2015, is committed to discovering and developing new therapies that can offer significant benefits for patients. The Therapeutics research and development team identifies novel targets using 23andMe's genetic database, generates lead compounds for these targets and performs preclinical research to advance programs for clinical development. The team currently has research programs in several therapeutic areas, including oncology, skin, respiratory and cardiovascular disease.
We are seeking an experienced senior biotechnology patent counsel to join the Company’s Legal Department and help build the Company’s patent portfolio pertaining to its large-molecule therapeutic drug product candidates (particularly antibodies) and to provide intellectual property (IP) support for the Therapeutics Division. The Senior Patent Counsel will be a member of the Company’s Legal Department and partner with clients across multiple therapeutic areas and will assist in devising, filing, prosecuting, maintaining, and defending the Company’s IP interests in these therapeutic areas. This position is based in the Company’s South San Francisco office, with some work conducted in the Company’s Mountain View office.
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23andMe, Inc. is the leading consumer genetics and research company. Our mission is to help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome. The company was named by MIT Technology Review to its “50 Smartest Companies, 2017” list, and named one of Fast Company’s “25 Brands That Matter Now, 2017”. 23andMe has over 5 million customers worldwide, with ~85 percent of customers consented to participate in research. 23andMe is located in Mountain View, CA. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.
At 23andMe we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.
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