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Abpro Corporation
Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
27 days ago


We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced patent attorney to join our growing legal team on a part-time basis (approximately 2 days per week). Reporting to the General Counsel, the Head of IP will advise Abpro on a wide range of intellectual property matters, including developing IP strategies, patent prosecution, patent portfolio management, licensing, due diligence, and freedom-to-operate analyses. The successful candidate will possess extensive patent drafting and prosecution experience, deep industry understanding, strong analytical and communication skills, and experience working directly with key stakeholders, including R&D, technology, and business development on all intellectual property and related legal matters.


  • Assist in the development and execution of Abpro’s patent strategy.
  • Work closely with research and development to advise and guide intellectual property development and strategy.
  • Draft patent applications working with external counsel as needed.
  • Partner with business development on in-licensing and out-licensing transactions.
  • Conduct or direct freedom to operate studies, analyses of third-party patent positions, and competitive patent intelligence.
  • Manage publications review relating to intellectual property matters.
  • Manage patent prosecution docket matters working with external counsel as needed.
  • Assist as needed with day-to-day legal matters including review of industry-typical contracts.


  • J.D. from a major accredited law school, an advanced degree in immunology, molecular or cellular biology or similar discipline preferred.
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Experience in Patent strategy and licensing.
  • Experience in drafting and executing various types of contracts, (e.g., licenses, clinical trial agreements, vendor and supply agreements).
  • 7+ years prior experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications and conducting freedom to operate analyses in the biotech and/or pharmaceutical areas.
  • Experience in a biotechnology company or pharmaceutical company preferred.
  • Proven track record developing and implementing patent strategies with demonstrated success securing meaningful patent protection for products and technology platforms.
  • Experience assessing concerns, identifying, and managing risk, and proactively managing outcomes with creative strategic planning.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63082343
  • Location:
    Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
  • Position Title: Vice President, Legal Affairs and Head of Intellectual Property (Part Time)
  • Company Name For Job: Abpro Corporation
  • Job Function: Attorney,
    Government Relations,
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: None
Woburn , Massachusetts , United States

Abpro Corporation is a clinical-stage biotechnology company located in Woburn, Massachusetts. Our mission is to improve the lives of mankind facing severe and life-threatening diseases with next-generation antibody therapies. Abpro’s DiversImmune™ platform has been used successfully against 300 traditionally difficult targets. The Company has a pipeline of therapies to treat cancer, eye, autoimmune, infectious diseases, and other areas. We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, and the opportunity to learn and...

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