Job Description

Job Code:

Torrance, US-CA  90502

Employment Status:
FT 100 % for 40-hours per week (regular full-time benefits)

# of Openings:

Business Development - 1034

Minimum education requirements:
Masters degree

Salary Range:

Last Updated:
1/7/20 4:28 PM

TITLE:  Business Development and Technology Transfer Manager (Job Code: # LA1219MR)

DUTIESUtilize understanding of drug development, medical device, and commercialization processes from invention to development, and commercialization to execute option and licensing agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, material transfer agreements, and sponsored research agreements. Utilize scientific background and understanding of biological processes including familiarity with scientific terminology for new and existing intellectual property (IP) development. Establish interpersonal business relationships to facilitate work activities. Work with investigators to uncover potential IP and ensure new invention disclosures are filed. Responsible for the preparation and submission of regulatory agency applications, reports, or correspondence. Communicate with government agencies (Interagency Edison). IEdison provides recipients of federal funding agreements the ability to learn more about Bayh-Dole act and its regulations, as well as to comply with regulations by submitting invention, patent, and invention utilization reports to multiple federal agencies through a single user interface. The act permits businesses and non-profits to retain ownership of subject inventions made under Federally-funded research grants and contracts. Review and provide feedback on the commercial potential and patentability of new invention disclosures. Provide responses to regulatory agencies regarding product information or issues. Assist with commercialization outreach. Propose commercial terms and file Provisional Patents, Continuations, and Divisionals. Develop regulatory strategies and implementation plans for the preparation and submission of new products. Organize bi-monthly patent committee meetings. Send action items and follow up with stakeholders to ensure objectives for decision making are met. Communicate regulatory information to multiple departments and ensure that information is interpreted correctly. Analyze and improve company’s patent prosecution and deal making processes. Monitor emerging trends regarding industry regulations to determine potential impacts on organizational processes.

REQUIREMENTS:  Master’s Degree in  Bio/Biochem/Biotech/Microbio or related field plus 2 years of experience in job offered or related  occupation.

SPECIFIC SKILLSMust possess expertise/ knowledge sufficient to adequately perform the duties of the job being offered.  May be gained through employment experience or education. Such  knowledge cannot be "quantified" by "time." required expertise/ knowledge


Clinical and translation science research projects. Experience with the following: Creating and performing strategies for potential licensing deals or sponsored partnerships. Evaluating inventions by reviewing invention disclosures, patents, and scientific publications for patentability and to identify commercial applications.  Assessing inventions with regards to scientific work for agreement

negotiations. Preparing non-confidential technology summaries for industry partners. Applying knowledge of patent law for IP-related Agreement negotiations. Analyzing scientific and technical information in life sciences and physical sciences fields. Using scientific- and industry-specific commercial databases. Utilizing IEdison (electronic reporting system) for compliance with government reporting requirements for federally-sponsored research. Using technology transfer database. Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating legal IP-related Contracts (MTAs, CDAs, and collaboration agreements)..


OTHERJob Site: Torrance, CA. 40 hours/week. If offered employment, must have legal right to work in U.S. EOE.

CONTACTJasmine Christian, Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation, 1124 West Carson Street, Building MRL, Torrance, CA 90502. Must Ref: LA1219MR

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