Intellectual PropertyJob #: 266238 Exp.: 6+ Years
Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as an Intellectual Property Counsel for Diagnostics
This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As an Intellectual Property Counsel:
You will be an integral part of the laboratory diagnostics business and drive decisions concerning IP issues together with the business leadership, R&D organization, business development, strategy and legal department.
You will develop and drive the implementation of an IP strategy for the business line, including the preparation, filing and prosecution of patents, trademarks or copyright applications internally and via outside counsel.
You will ensure freedom to operate by implementation of appropriate defensive IP measures and by providing expert legal advice in connection with product IP clearances and patent investigations
You will actively support IP litigations and M&A transactions (and associated due diligence activities) for the business line as necessary.
This position may best suit someone having the below traits, and who would like to develop one’s career with Healthineers:
You have excellent inter-personal communication skills and a keen ability to interact effectively.
You can work effectively in a fast-paced, small-team environment with a willingness to expand skill sets.
You can successfully complete projects and assignments and provide support to R&D and business leadership, in a global environment.
You have outstanding organizational skills and can manage multiple competing demands.
You are a creative problem solver.
Required skills to have for the success of this role:
Juris Doctor from an accredited institution, with admission to practice in a U.S. state and before the USPTO.
Undergraduate or graduate degree in molecular biology, biology, or biochemistry from an accredited institution. Experience and/or background in in vitro diagnostics technology is strongly preferred.
Minimum of 6 years as a practicing attorney specializing in intellectual property, including IP-related contract work, with at least 2 years in an in-house legal department.