Vir Biotechnology, Inc. is an immunology company focused on combining cutting-edge technologies to treat and prevent infectious diseases and other serious conditions. Vir has assembled two technology platforms that are designed to stimulate and enhance the immune system by exploiting critical observations of natural immune processes. Its current clinical development pipeline consists of product candidates targeting hepatitis B and hepatitis delta viruses and human immunodeficiency virus. Vir has several preclinical candidates in its pipeline, including those targeting influenza A and B, COVID-19, RSV/MPV and HPV.
We believe the success of our colleagues drives the success of our mission. We are committed to creating a company passionate about equality, inclusion, and respect. When everyone feels supported and encouraged to give their best, we will collectively deliver outstanding results. We are proud to have been ranked the fastest-growing company in North America on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™.
Reporting to the VP of Intellectual Property, the Docket Paralegal will be deeply involved in establishing the VIR in-house IP Department. You will help implement our docket and annuity systems and will be responsible for their ongoing operation. This is a unique opportunity to add immense value in a high-growth, evolving, and collaborative environment where your work will directly impact company success.
This role is open to remote employees. Vir only supports remote employees within the United States and reserves the right to approve work locations.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES:
- Docket and track all patent and trademark deadlines and filings.
- Generate reports, due date, portfolio and other information
- Prepare and file maintenance fee, annuity, and renewal payments.
- Manage and track patent and trademark portfolio expirations.
- Prepare and file patent and trademark assignments and other documents
- Help with other intellectual property matters.
- Work collaboratively with in-house team members and outside counsel.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- 5+ years of experience in patent docketing, including experience with annuities.
- 3+ years of experience in trademark docketing.
- Experience with IP Management software including CPA, IPFolio, and CPI.
- Knowledgeable and familiar with PTO and PCT practices, including online interfaces.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Strong attention to detail.
The expected salary range for this position is $112,500.00 to $163,500.00. Actual pay will be determined based on experience, qualifications, geographic location, and other job-related factors.
Vir’s compensation and benefits are aligned with the current market and commensurate with the person’s experience and qualifications. All full-time employees receive a package that includes: compensation, bonus and equity as well as many other Vir benefits and perks such as: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, non-accrual paid time off, company shut down for holidays, commuter benefits, child care reimbursement, education reimbursement, 401K match and lunch for all onsite personnel!
Vir Biotechnology (“Vir”) is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions at Vir are based on legitimate, non-discriminatory business requirements, job duties and individual qualifications. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, parental status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service or any other legally protected characteristic.
This commitment extends to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring, compensation, appraisal systems, promotions, training and career development programs. Vir also strongly commits to providing employees with a work environment free of unlawful discrimination or harassment.
Vir Human Resources leads recruitment and employment for Vir. Unsolicited resumes sent to Vir from recruiters do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter and Vir and do not obligate Vir to pay fees should we hire from those resumes. We ask that external recruiters and/or agencies not contact or present candidates directly to our hiring manager or employees.