Patent Counsel Biology f/m

Posted 15 Nov 2023

Molsheim, Bas-Rhin - France

Req Id 269791


Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join our company as Patent Counsel based at our site in Molsheim, France.


Your role:


As a member of our Patents Life Science team you will interact with our R&D, business, legal and patent teams worldwide advising on IP matters identifying opportunities, risks and solutions in support of the company’s business objectives – requiring a strong business orientation and solid understanding of our technologies including for example products in food and beverage pathogen testing such as the Assurance® GDS system, or for pyrogen testing such as the PyroMATTM system, or granulated and ready-to-use culture media.


You will play an active role in managing our company’s IP portfolio through drafting, filing, prosecuting and defending patent applications and patents. Some travel (domestic and/or international) may be required.


Who you are:


  • Minimum of 3 years of patent law experience, especially in drafting and prosecuting biology and/or life science cases, preferably as in-house counsel.
  • Qualified or in process to be qualified as European Patent Attorney; qualified as French IP Counsel advantageous.
  • Minimum of a master / diploma degree in a biological science or comparable.
  • Fluent in English and French required; knowledge of German is advantageous.
  • Self-motivated, attentive to details and possessing keen time management skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Quick adopter of digital tools and technologies for patent practices

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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