Role details

Senior Patent Attorney - Chinese Speaking

International   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Based in Shanghai, China
  • Patent Attorney - R&D

About Our Client

Our client is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the world.

Job Description

*Identify, draft, file and prosecute patent applications for all inventions arising from Global R&D : e.g., New Chemical Entities, secondary patents (e.g., additional indications, combinations)
*Coordinate identification, drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications for inventions in the biological field, e.g. Technologies and biological targets.
*Take active responsibility for the patent portfolio of all technologies, targets and projects
*Direct outside council prosecution and opinion services
*Proactively provide critical IP perspective on key decision-making bodies
*Provide IP support to Strategic Alliances, including IP strategies leading to transaction opportunities, evaluation of in-licensing opportunities, negotiation support, contract drafting during active transactions;
*Direct the IP Search & Analytics team to provide integrated search support Disease Areas, Biology Platforms, and Global Discovery Chemistry
*Support litigation for non-product IP litigations (e.g. technologies, research tools) in consultation with CIP
*Persistently partner, challenge and counsel clients on opportunities to protect their inventions
*Continue professional development and contribute to development of IP colleagues
*Maximize effective communication with scientists and leadership;
*Timely review of assigned external publication requests

To apply online please click the Apply button below. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Catherine Guo on +86 21 6062 3043

The Successful Applicant

*Strong scientific background in chemistry
*Expertise in local (China) patent law; Detailed understanding of global patent systems (including but not limited to US, EP, JP and international systems), patent process, documentation and national and international patent office filing systems, - China Patent Attorney or USPTO
*Strong customer-service focus to build and sustain good working partnerships with key stakeholders and project teams
*Effective analytical, presentation and communication skills
*Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team
*Well-developed research and critical thinking skills, and sound decision-making abilities, with attention to detail to produce consistently accurate work
*Strong organization and time management skills with flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness to successfully prioritize and manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
*Interpersonal skills (partnership, influence/persuasion, teamwork)
*Incorporates global outlook and management of product life-cycle into decision making process

What's on Offer

This role offer attractive package, leading R&D and international working environment and work & life balance.

Apply for this job

Click the Apply or LinkedIn button below or contact Catherine Guo quoting job reference 3571410
As you are using an Apple iOS device we are unable to offer you the CV upload function. Please apply with your Linkedin profile below or contact Catherine Guo quoting job reference 3571410