Legal Specialist - Intellectual Property
About the Department
Dicerna, a Novo Nordisk company, is focused on driving innovation in RNAi (ribonucleic acid interference) to selectively target and silence genes that cause or contribute to disease. Our proprietary GalXC and GalXC–Plus RNAi technologies have the potential to address conditions that are difficult or impossible to treat with other modalities. Established as a Transformational Research Unit (TRU) following Novo Nordisk's acquisition of Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in December 2021, the Dicerna TRU is a unique new organization within Novo Nordisk that brings together the best of both worlds – the agility, collaborative pioneering spirit and calculated risk–taking profile of a biotech along with the scale, resources and capabilities of a global leader in drug development. With approximately 200 researchers, scientists, drug developers and operational staff, we are a team of inventive and entrepreneurial thinkers pushing the boundaries of science to create and drive new RNAi–based therapies for both rare and more prevalent diseases from the bench to the clinic. Together, we are driving change. Are you ready to make a difference?
Provides high level operational support for the US intellectual property team at Dicerna Pharmaceuticals. Independently identifies and operationalizes intellectual property management issues. Acts as the lead on process and procedural improvement initiatives and other key projects.
Reports to Head of Intellectual Property. Interacts with all attorneys, patent agents and other personnel in the IP Department. Also interacts with individuals across all company departments and affiliate companies. Also interacts with outside law firms, government agencies (including the US patent and trademark office), and business entities.
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