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Senior Director, Intellectual Property Counsel

Immunome, Inc.
$250,000- $300,000/ year
Posted Mar 14
Full Time
On Site
Bothell, Washington

About the job

Job Title: Senior Director, Intellectual Property Counsel

Company: Immunome, Inc.

Location: Bothell, WA (hybrid)

Reporting to: Chief Legal Officer


About Us:

Immunome is a biotechnology company dedicated to developing first-in-class and best-in-class targeted cancer therapies. Our portfolio pursues each target with a modality appropriate to its biology, including immunotherapies, targeted effectors, radioligand therapies and antibody drug conjugates (ADCs). We believe that pursuing underexplored targets with appropriate drug modalities leads to transformative therapies. Our proprietary memory B cell hybridoma technology allows for the rapid screening and functional characterization of novel antibodies and targets.


Position Summary:

As Senior Director, Intellectual Property Counsel at Immunome, Inc. you will build, manage, defend and enforce the company’s intellectual property rights. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer and working closely with our cross-functional technical teams, you will be instrumental in developing and implementing the company’s intellectual property strategy related to its platform and programs.



  • Develop, manage and counsel on all patent aspects of platform and product lifecycle portfolios, including strategy, prosecution, patent office proceedings, freedom to operate, enforcement, due diligence and related transactions.
  • Collaborate with and provide expert counsel to scientific, development, commercial and legal colleagues on a variety of intellectual property issues relating to the discovery, development and commercialization of the company’s platform and product candidates.
  • Provide timely, practical, and actionable guidance to internal clients in research, development and commercial functions.
  • Participate in due diligence efforts and negotiations for business development initiatives.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with outside counsel and independently evaluate their advice.
  • Develop best practices and implement policies for invention disclosures, protection of trade secrets and other intellectual property protection initiatives.



  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the bar in Washington State or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Advanced degree in relevant scientific field preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience, preferably in-house and at an AmLaw 100 law firm, handling complex intellectual property matters with a deep understanding of patent strategy in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Ability to work independently and manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in patent preparation and prosecution, due diligence, patentability and freedom-to-operate assessment required; litigation and transactional experience preferred
  • Experience with international patent legal issues and strategies preferred
  • Ability to anticipate future business, competitive, and legal risks while identifying creative solutions and opportunities
  • Adept at responding quickly, clearly and pragmatically in challenging situations
  • Excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills




Immunome, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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