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Patent and Operations Coordinator, Technology Transfer

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The Rockefeller University | New York, NY
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The Rockefeller University


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Published 16 days ago

Start Date

July 1, 2019

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019


Office of Technology Transfer

The Office of Technology Transfer at The Rockefeller University manages and oversees all aspects of commercially relevant intellectual property generated by the University’s world class scientific research laboratories. OTT supports the research enterprise at the University through a variety of activities, including scouting for technologies, patenting inventions, finding commercial partners and negotiating transactions with fair and equitable terms, and monitoring post-deal compliance. The office is expanding and looking for hands-on, enthusiastic talent to continue to build on a “best-in-class” approach to academic technology management and commercialization.

OTT is looking to build out a support function for the intellectual property and all operational functions of the office. We are seeking an extremely organized individual to serve as a main coordinator at the nexus of intellectual property management, finance, operations, and day-to-day office functionality.  As a results-based and solutions-oriented office, we are seeking a candidate who will seamlessly fit into established processes, but also demonstrate creativity and willingness to find new ways to help create the leading edge for the business.

The ideal candidate would have experience as a patent paralegal, have a comprehensive knowledge efficient data entry and enthusiasm for creating processes and controls to ensure data and reports are meaningful for reporting to leadership within the organization. This is a terrific opportunity to grow professionally in a small, cross-functional office with numerous stakeholders focused on translating laboratory findings to products.

Position description 

  • Receiving technology and patent related documents, docketing, and coordinating action with intellectual property strategists (internal and external); may include correspondence related to administrative matters.
  • Receiving legal invoices and liaising with patent and finance colleagues to ensure timely review
  • Monitoring and reporting obligations related to intellectual property generated by federal and foundation funding
  • Data entry related to licensing and other enabling contracts
  • Ensuring all database information is correct and working with colleagues to generate and track intellectual property activities, contracting activities, reports as the office transitions to a paperless work environment
  • Managing schedules, assisting with event planning and office-wide meetings, monitoring and stocking inventory
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications 

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Working knowledge of patent docketing procedures a must
  • Ability to read and interpret general patent and business correspondence and documents in order to classify, triage, and coordinate as appropriate
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills that will translate to easily working with people up and down any organization’s hierarchy
  • Strong computer and database skills
  • Comfortable with a growing office that requires a nimbleness to adapt to new and unknown situations

Office of Technology Transfer

The Office of Technology Transfer at The Rockefeller University manages and oversees all aspects of commercially relevant intellectual property generated by the University’s world class scientific…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Rockefeller University provides a robust, comprehensive benefits plan for all of our full-time and part-time employees. We strive to support our employees in their work and their life, offering great benefits, perks, and valuable resources for each employee and their family.

Rockefeller University provides a robust, comprehensive benefits plan for all of our full-time and part-time employees. We strive to support our employees in their work and…

How To Apply

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative work environment.  

To apply to this job, please make sure to upload your resume and a cover letter. 

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative work environment.  

To apply to this job, please make sure to upload your resume and a cover letter. 

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1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065
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