Senior Intellectual Property Manager

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About the job

  • London, UK
  • Competitive USD / Year

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide IP support to the company with new product launches and IP queries.
  • Review regulatory and patent landscape of products and identify opportunities
  • Conduct the IP review of new product launches (NPL) to ensure freedom to operate
  • Conduct IP due diligence evaluations of in-licensed products
  • Provide support in building and implementing IP strategies. Liaise with external counsels and lawyers in litigation strategies.
  • Drafting and filing of oppositions. Liaise with external attorneys’ oppositions managed by them.
  • Prosecution of Company European patent applications at the European Patent Office (EPO).
  • Monitor competitors’ launches, dossier registrations and IP strategies.
  • Support the maintenance of the internal Patent database and trackers.
  • Perform basic IP training for new employees and product-specific IP sessions for NPL and Portfolio teams.

Skills & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, or related field
  • In-depth knowledge of European Patent Law; partially or fully Qualified European Patent Attorney
  • Experience in a similar position in a pharmaceutical company
  • Knowledge of EU regulation on medicinal products
  • Ability to support the Company’s internal teams with valuable and clear data analysis.
  • Advanced analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrable business and commercial awareness
  • Experience of working independently and as a part of a team