IP Associate, Chemistry

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Account Management
  3. Switzerland
Lausanne, Switzerland
Posting date: 11 Jan 2021
This vacancy has now expired

A Swiss Biotech company is looking for an Intellectual Property Associate with a speciality in Chemistry to join their team in Lausanne. The talented individual will be responsible for managing the patent portfolio covering chemistry related inventions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage IP portfolio for chemistry-related inventions and technology platforms (patent drafting and prosecution including the coordination with inventors and outside patent counsels)
  • Perform the Freedom-To-Operate analysis
  • Monitor competitors, drive competitor IP watch
  • Proactively identify and assess potentially patentable inventions as well as support inventors in related activities.
  • Perform landscape analysis for new projects
  • Support Oppositions, Infringement assessments and Due Diligence negotiation
  • Develop awareness on IP among staff

Skills and Requirements

  • PhD or MSc. in medicinal or organic chemistry is requirement
  • At least 2 years' working experience in managing patent portfolios
  • covering chemistry-related inventions
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesise, analyse and communicate key information
  • Strong interpersonal skills for building networks with key experts and ensuring the interface with internal departments
  • Ability to adapt priorities to meet company needs while maintaining effectiveness
  • Leadership and project management skills
  • Team player
  • Good spoken and written English are required

To Apply

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