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Innovation Protection Specialist

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
East Greenbush, New York
Start date
May 6, 2024

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Clinical, Clinical Medicine
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Pharm Country, Best Places to Work

Job Details

Regeneron is currently looking for an Innovation Protection Specialist to join our Process Sciences Drug Product Engineering department. The Innovation Protection Specialist is responsible for managing a portfolio of medical device developments by facilitating discussions and workflows including but not limited to agreements, innovation protection, due diligence and information sharing.

As an Innovation Protection Specialist, a typical day might include the following:

  • Develops, implements and manages records of innovation protection strategies for combination product medical device programs, including but not limited to due diligence, conflict of interest protection, and device naming and trademarking.
  • Partners closely with internal intellectual property team to establish and maintain a strong portfolio of devices including but not limited to combination products.
  • Partners closely with internal legal, privacy and governance, IT Security, sourcing and intellectual property teams to negotiate and implement appropriate legal agreements to support innovative medical device research and development goals.
  • Engages with and educates groups of colleagues on internal onboarding processes and contract requirements.
  • Continuously identifies solutions and pushes to continuously improve the innovation protection process from the device development requestor end.
  • Tracks the status of internal intellectual property matters with respect to internal programs and provides regular portfolio metrics to leadership.

This role might be for you if you:

  • Have a strong understanding of intellectual property and medical devices, specifically combination products.
  • Can navigate ambiguity in a fast-paced environment and prioritize.
  • Have experience participating in due diligence teams and assessing value of in-licensing/technology IP.
  • Possess strong organizational and documentation skills.
  • Are able to work independently, while meeting time sensitive deadlines and prioritizing multiple matters.
  • Have experience in supplier relations and/or legal documentation.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work with cross-functional teams across research and development, legal, sourcing and business development as well as third party collaborators.

To be considered for the Innovation Protection Specialist you must be willing and able to work Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. You must have a BS/BA in Paralegal Studies (Intellectual Property), New Product Development, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a similar field. For various levels you must have the following:

  • Innovation Specialist: 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Sr. Innovation Specialist: 5+ years of relevant experience

Prior experience in the medical device industry and/or legal industry is preferred. Intellectual property experience preferred. Level is determined based on qualifications relevant to the role.


Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first step towards living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits, which often include (depending on location) health and wellness programs, fitness centers, equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The Company will also provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities or chronic illnesses of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

For roles in which the hired candidate will be working in the U.S., the salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S.-based positions. For roles which will be based in Japan and/or Canada, the salary ranges are shown in accordance with the applicable local law and currency. If you are outside the U.S, Japan or Canada, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Please note that certain background checks will form part of the recruitment process. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with the law of the country where the position is based, including the type of background checks conducted. The purpose of carrying out such checks is for Regeneron to verify certain information regarding a candidate prior to the commencement of employment such as identity, right to work, educational qualifications etc.

Salary Range (annually)

$65,100.00 - $124,300.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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777 Old Saw Mill River Road
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