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  • Patent Counsel

  • Location: England, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 806410/001
  • Managed by: Ben Simmons
This vacancy has now expired.

A international pharmaceutical company seeks a mid level experienced Patent Counsel to join their growing team.

You will manage a portfolio of products and provide the necessary IP advice in relation to the business, including strategic and risk assessment for the company. You will also conduct and analyse searches, provide freedom to operate opinions, provide validity and non-infringement opinions in relation to specific patents, and non-infringement strategies for third party patents.

The role will involve working internationally to identify European opposition opportunities, and draft, file and handle oppositions and appeals before the EPO. This position will also cover managing the prosecution of the companies patent portfolio.

Ideally requiring...

  • Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related field

  • Proven post qualification experience, ideally in Pharmaceuticals or a related field

  • Have excellent project management, communication and presentation skills

If you are a commercially minded, pragmatic, business advisor with excellent experience and an infectious enthusiasm for your area of work, then we are interested in hearing from you.

Please contact Ben.Simmons@LaurenceSimons.com or 0207 645 8509