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Vaxcyte

201-500 employees

Develops broad-spectrum vaccines for bacterial diseases
Company Overview
Vaxcyte is a pioneering vaccine company that is redefining the production of complex immunizations through advanced synthetic techniques, including the XpressCFᵀᴹ cell-free protein synthesis platform, which is designed to expedite the creation and delivery of high-fidelity vaccines. The company's lead candidate, VAX-24, a broad-spectrum pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, has been granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation, demonstrating its potential in preventing invasive pneumococcal disease. With a culture focused on eradicating or treating invasive bacterial infections, Vaxcyte is leading the industry in developing vaccines with an expanded breadth of coverage, including candidates designed to prevent Group A Strep infections and slow the progression of periodontal disease.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.2B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

San Carlos, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

24%

1 year growth

56%

2 year growth

153%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Legal & Compliance
Requirements
  • USPTO Registration
  • Advanced degree in microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, or other pharmaceutical field preferred
  • 3+ years of pharmaceutical patent preparation and prosecution experience
  • Firm grasp of molecular biology concepts
  • In-depth technical knowledge of bacterial manufacture of proteins and/or polysaccharides is a plus
  • Technical knowledge of chemical conjugation of biologics is a plus
  • Technical knowledge of vaccine discovery and development is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Passion to learn, high integrity, and strong work ethic
  • Outstanding written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office 365
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort level interacting with internal and external teams
  • Vaccination against COVID-19 required
Responsibilities
  • Patent application drafting and prosecution in the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions
  • Provide support in determining inventorship, obtaining and maintaining patent-related documents
  • Identify complex risks and communicate those risks to internal stakeholders
  • Analyse patents, scientific journal papers, and documents
  • Participate in IP diligence and provide other IP support for business development opportunities
  • Maintain the patent and trademark dockets
  • Assist with trademark-related matters working with outside counsel
  • Provide assistance on special projects from time to time
  • Opportunity to work with other attorneys in the department and outside of IP area
Desired Qualifications
  • Technical knowledge of bacterial manufacture of proteins and/or polysaccharides
  • Technical knowledge of chemical conjugation of biologics
  • Technical knowledge of vaccine discovery and development