Associate Scientist/ Scientist, Protein / Patent Engineer

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Xencor Monrovia, CA

Company
Xencor
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
361032
AJE Ref #
576206223
Location
Monrovia, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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The Xencor Research and Protein Engineering team is seeking a protein/patent engineer to contribute to our industry-leading antibody discovery and engineering efforts. The successful candidate will be a key player in insuring intellectual property protection of our diverse collection of engineered protein and antibody variants.

Job Duties include :

Work closely with the protein engineering group and outside legal counsel to assist in the preparation of provisional and utility patent applications

Perform diligence and identify potential research opportunities on new targets/ideas through strategic literature and patent database searches

Provide competitive intelligence by monitoring patent filing activities and publications/abstracts of competitors

Assist in development of tools (through programming or database creation) to allow fast and efficient collation of large sets of sequences and data

Contribute to antibody discovery and engineering, as well as technology development projects