Providence Health & Services Technology Transfer Licensing Associate in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Technology Transfer Licensing Associate to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Provide subject matter expertise on protecting and commercializing Providence's intellectual property to all research programs at Providence as part of the hub model for shared research services.

  • Be responsible for assisting the Senior Manager with system-wide technology transfer activities.

  • Have duties that include managing components of the pre and post-transactional technology transfer activities, and documenting all activities in the Inteum database.

  • Review, draft, and negotiate incoming and outgoing non-confidential and material transfer agreements.

  • Educate the Providence community on intellectual property matters.

  • Evaluate the commercial potential of inventions.

  • Perform market research and web-based patent searches.

  • Identify potential licensees.

  • Prepare non-confidential summaries of inventions for marketing purposes.

  • Track licensee compliance with both financial and non-financial contractual terms of the license through the Inteum database.

  • Manage and track external legal counsel intellectual property activities.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2 years of work experience in intellectual property management or technology transfer.

  • Experience drafting and negotiating intellectual property agreements such as material transfer agreements (MTAs) and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)

  • Familiarity with the research process, preferably gained through bench research experience is helpful.

  • Familiarity with the patenting process, preferably gained by managing a patent portfolio, is helpful.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate degree in business, science, or law

  • Familiarity with the Inteum database

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Information Technology

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 168256