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Patent Attorney

Location: Lebanon, NH

Department: Legal

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

At Adimab, we leverage our proprietary yeast-based antibody discovery and optimization platform to provide the biopharmaceutical industry with human therapeutic antibodies of the highest quality. We partner with top-tier pharmaceutical companies, progressive academic institutions, and innovative biotechnology companies who share our passion for bringing best-in-class molecules to patients. 

In collaboration with greater than 50 partners, we have initiated over 200 therapeutic programs.  Our partners include GSK, Biogen, Novo Nordisk, Merck, Eli Lilly, Celgene,  Sanofi ,Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Takeda, Gilead, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Acceleron, Merrimack, Innovent, Surface Oncology, Potenza, Arsanis, Jounce, Five Prime, Iconic, Mersana, Alector, Kite, Tizona, MD Anderson, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and more.


We are seeking a Patent Attorney to join our team. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills needed to support and guide the team on a broad range of intellectual property matters. This position will provide an opportunity to work closely with the legal team to perform patent preparation and prosecution activities, and the possibility to be involved in a variety of legal issues and business development transactions.


  • Prepare and prosecute patent applications; align prosecution strategy with business objectives
  • Conduct prior art searches and third-party patent monitoring
  • Provide legal opinions regarding patentability, infringement, and freedom-to-operate
  • Provide IP support for business development activities, such as due diligence, patent license negotiations (e.g., propose and negotiate IP provisions in various agreements), and business and research collaborations
  • Interact with colleagues on the Legal, Business Development, Scientific, and Management teams at a strategic and analytical level to assess opportunities and risks
  • Foster strong external relationships with outside patent counsel, collaborators, and business partners

Needed upon hire

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Immunology
  • 2+ years patent prosecution experience in the antibody field, preferably at a law firm 
  • Registration to practice before the US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Strong computer and internet research skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize projects on competing deadlines
  • Ability to build and maintain positive, productive working relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and openly with colleagues and supervisors

About Adimab

Our integrated antibody discovery and optimization platform provides unprecedented speed from antigen to purified, full-length human IgGs.  We offer fundamental advantages by delivering diverse panels of therapeutically relevant antibodies that meet the most aggressive standards for affinity, epitope coverage, species cross-reactivity, and developability.  We enable our partners to rapidly expand their biologics pipelines through a broad spectrum of technology access arrangements.

As a profitable privately-held biotech company, we take a long-term view on value creation and make substantial investments in technology development, research, and our people.  We proudly promote meritocracy and reward employees who are productive, use their resources wisely, and make meaningful contributions to the team.  We offer individually tailored compensation packages comprised of competitive salary, equity, a 2:1 401(k) match, and comprehensive health care benefits.

Located in New Hampshire’s beautiful Upper Connecticut River Valley, Adimab is minutes from Dartmouth College, the Geisel School of Medicine, the Thayer School of Engineering, the Tuck School of Business, and the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.  We are fortunate to be situated in an area that is renowned for its premier skiing, hiking, kayaking, and biking.

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