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European Patent Attorney (Temporary Position 2 Years)
We are seeking a qualified or partly qualified European patent attorney with a strong bioscience background. As a member of our group responsible for biopharmaceutical products you will advise our scientists on the patenting of inventions in the biotech field. You will secure patent protection, freedom to operate and market exclusivity during the life cycle of Roche's products in close collaboration with the members of all functions involved.
Handling of invention reports and drafting of patent applications in close collaboration with Research & Development; reviewing of planned publications
Responsibility for patent aspects of large molecule projects and products, including prosecution, defense and enforcement of patent rights
Patent portfolio management, supporting the decision making process for worldwide filings, maintenance and abandonment of patent filings
Performing freedom to operate analyses
Evaluate contract terms related to IP and coordinate with the Legal and Licensing departments on the drafting and negotiating of same
A strong bioscience background, preferably with PhD, and a broadly based interest in science and technology
You are a qualified or partly-qualified European Patent Attorney or have an equivalent training
English language skills, knowledge of additional languages, in particular German will be an advantage
Strong interest in patent law and interdisciplinary matters with a will to broaden horizons in this field and taking pleasure in a variety of intellectually stimulating work
Well-developed analytical and writing skills; strong business acumen
The ability to work to tight deadlines and to handle several projects simultaneously
A well-structured, reliable and precise style of work
You are a team player with finely honed interpersonal skills
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