Founded in 1925, ATCC is a non-profit organization with a mission to acquire, authenticate, preserve, develop, standardize, and distribute biological materials and information for the advancement and application of scientific knowledge.
The Manager, IP and License Compliance is responsible for development and execution of the strategy and continuous improvement of the ATCC licensing compliance and IP program to extract value from ATCC assets and intellectual property (IP), by ensuring compliance with third-party agreement obligations and ensuring protection of ATCC’s trademark, name and reputation around the world. Incumbent is responsible for the management of ATCC’s in-license portfolio and various other IP issues, including patent, trademark and trade secret matters, as well as freedom-to-operate assessments and management of outside legal IP and compliance counsel. The incumbent is also responsible for ensuring enforcement of the material transfer and material deposit agreement processes and executing the contract management process by developing best practices for compliance with in- and out- contractual obligations. This position must work and think independently; duties of this position are to be completed under minimal guidance. The incumbent actively supports, complies with and enforces all ATCC company policies and procedures.
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