Director Licensing

Job Location
Pleasanton, CA
Job Description


  • Lead Licensing team, including recruitment, mentoring and management of team members
  • Direct all company in- and out-licensing activities
  • Define strategy and manage out-licensing of company patents, including creating policies and template programs as needed
  • Manage execution of in-licensing opportunities
  • Lead negotiations with external partners and recommend deal terms to senior management
  • Adminster executed licenses, including informing internal stakeholders of ongoing obligations
  • Manage relationships with key licensing partners

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.



  • PhD in Life Sciences, or BS in Life Sciences with MBA or JD
  • 7-10 years experience in Business Development, Patent Management or Transactional Law in Diagnostics, Biotech, Pharma or Life Sciences industry
  • Track record of success as evidenced by deal sheet. Solid understanding of In Vitro Diagnostics market
How to Apply

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Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Our Organization

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