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Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel - IP Litigation and Enforcement

Company: Maravai LifeSciences
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Maravai LifeSciences enables the development of drug therapies, diagnostics and novel vaccines and supports research on human diseases through its portfolio of market-leading companies and proprietary technologies. Maravai companies are global leaders in providing products and services into the fields of nucleic acid production and biologics safety testing to many of the world's leading biopharma, vaccine, diagnostics, and cell and gene therapy companies. Maravai LifeSciences is looking for a Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel - IP Litigation and Enforcement to join our growing team!The Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel - IP Litigation and Enforcement will develop and oversee intellectual property litigation and enforcement strategies and activities, and provide related advice and analysis to internal stakeholders. As an integral member of Maravai's small, but high-performing and nimble legal team, he or she will also advise on IP-related business strategy, patent prosecution, IP-related transactions, general litigation and other legal matters. This role reports to Maravai's EVP & General Counsel, Kurt Oreshack.

  • Develop and oversee intellectual property litigation and enforcement strategy
  • Manage outside counsel
  • Implement and oversee litigation discovery systems and compliance
  • Advise on IP-related business strategy, including patent prosecution
  • Conduct strategic IP analysis of the competitive landscape
  • Negotiate strategic transactions and collaborations
  • Assist with general litigation matters
  • Support and resolve customer, supplier, and other commercial disputes
  • Set and meet aggressive deadlines, handle multiple complex legal matters, and complete projects in a timely manner


    • Advanced degree in molecular biology or related discipline required, Ph.D. preferred
    • Juris Doctorate and admission to practice law in at least one US state required
    • USPTO (or foreign equivalent) registered patent attorney preferred
    • 7+ years of IP and patent litigation and enforcement experience in life sciences required, preferably in a combination of law firm and in-house environments
    • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication stills, with an ability to work effectively with Maraai team members at every level of the organization across a wide rage of scientific knowledge levels
    • Solution-oriented, self-motivated, independent, poised, persuasive and constructive
    • High degree of professionalism and ethical standards

      The anticipated salary range for this position is $271,758 - $305,423. In addition, highly competitive long-term incentives in the form of company equity, bonus participation and company sponsored benefits are provided as part of the total compensation package. The salary offer will depend on multiple factors which may include the successful candidate's skills, experience and other qualifications, as well as the location of the role. Maravai LifeSciences offers competitive wages and a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, and a retirement plan.
      Maravai LifeSciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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      Recently, individuals impersonating Maravai LifeSciences Human Resources members have offered fraudulent interviews and job offers to unsuspecting candidates. To help protect you from these scam artists, please be aware that:

      • Maravai LifeSciences will never interview a candidate over RingCentral, similar messaging apps or social media (e.g. Telegram, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, etc.)
      • Maravai LifeSciences will never send a company check or ask an applicant to pay a fee or purchase at home work/training materials in connection with an application for employment.
      • Maravai LifeSciences will never provide excess money to an applicant and ask the applicant to write a check for repayment.

        If you have any doubt about a job offer or any other communication purporting to come from Maravai LifeSciences, please reach out to us directly at If believe you have been a victim of fraud, you can report this activity at: or

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