Resources & Opportunities

Foundation for Advancement of Diversity in IP Law

This page contains job opportunities, resources, and upcoming events for scholars, trustees, and others who are interested.


March 2023

Job Opportunities

Special Counsel, Intellectual Property-Regular Full-Time Professional. Seattle, WA. Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is seeking a Senior Counsel to join BMS’ cell therapy research and development center in Seattle, WA or San Diego, CA. The attorney will support clients across multiple functional areas to build and leverage BMS’ intellectual property interests, with a focus on cell and gene therapy products. Responsibilities include providing strategic counsel on all facets of intellectual property law, including procurement, enforcement, freedom to operate, and business development, as well as legal counsel to the Research & Early Development organization. The attorney will work closely with clients in various functions in a dynamic, growth-oriented environment and will collaborate with other in-house and outside attorneys to accomplish BMS objectives.

VP and Assistant General Counsel for IP-Regular Full-Time Professional (Hybrid) Washington D.C. This position is responsible for helping shape NAB’s legal and policy positions and legal filings on issues related to radio and television copyright and intellectual property matters affecting the broadcasting industry, assisting with NAB’s corporate intellectual property, privacy and trademark matters and performing general legal work as assigned and based on the Organization’s needs.

Legal Counsel, IP Litigation, Washington D.C. We are looking for a patent litigator with great judgment and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage the day to day progress of patent cases. You will be a self-starter who can quickly learn Apple's patent litigation docket and practices, identify and manage risks and exposures, and find strategic opportunities for resolution.

IP Legal Specialist- A leading national hospital is collaborating with Sparks Group in their search for an independent IP Legal Specialist to join their organization.  This is a fully remote opportunity with monthly in-office reporting for their downtown Washington DC location.

IP Strategy Senior Lead. Remote. Activities contributing to the design and development of products, solutions and systems. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components Impacts the team's ability to achieve service, quality and timeliness of objectives. The role is subject to operating policy objectives. There is a high level of autonomy within the role. High levels of operational judgment are required to achieve outcomes required.

Upcoming Events

February 22, 2023 (4:00pm-5:30pm)

FADIPL Board of Trustees Meeting via ZOOM

March 1, 2023 (4pm-5:30pm)

FADIPL Executive Committee Meeting

April 12th-14th 

ABA-IPL Annual Meeting (Washington D.C.)

March 30, 2023 (4pm-5:30pm)

FADIPL Board of Trustees Meeting



Foundation Program Manager
Daniella Opabajo