Licensing Associate

Coral Gables, Florida
Feb 08, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

University of Miami in Miami, FL is seeking a Licensing Associate to be responsible for assessing invention disclosures from faculty for patentability and providing feedback to faculty on patent process. Managing ongoing portfolio of technologies including, pre disclosure, disclosed, provisional applications, full applications, published patents, pending licenses, options. Managing costs of all technologies in their portfolio including patenting process costs and all types of revenues from licensed technologies; and performing other duties within the scope of the position, as assigned.

Position requires a Bachelor’s in Bioengineering, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry or Biotechnology and 3 years of relevant experience. Position requires 1 year of specific experience in the following areas: drafting and negotiating license agreements within a University/non-profit institution; performing preliminary regulatory assessments; business model analyses and design; ability to perform technical feasibility and competitive landscape analyses; performing market analyses; performing preliminary patentability assessments; and new venture creation. Position requires working knowledge of Intellectual Property Law- including Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets. This must be demonstrated by the applicant providing at least one example where they were directly involved in the decision making process surrounding a patent, a copyright, a trademark and a trade secret. The position also requires working knowledge of FDA regulatory pathways. This must be demonstrated by the applicant providing at least one example where they were directly involved in the decision making process surrounding a IND/NDA pathway, a 510(k) pathway, and a PMA pathway.

To apply, please visit our career site at Search for position #P00017423.

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!