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Senior IP Attorney
- Prepare and prosecute patent applications - Assess patentability and defensibility of prospective intellectual property (IP) - Manage disputes and litigation concerning IP - Support M&A/due diligence activities; work with Company's business development group to assess potential M&A targets - Support Company's research and development stage-gate process and new product development - Draft agreements related to IP such as secrecy agreements, licenses and joint development agreements - Manage quarterly patent maintenance decisions globally - Prepare and prosecute new trademark applications globally; manage trademark renewals, watches and oppositions globally (including domain names) - Develop global IP strategies - Develop guidelines and practices to assist in compliance - Train personnel in IP legal issues and best practices - Audit activities for compliance with IP Policy - Supervise work performed by outside counsel; process/reconcile invoices for attorney approval/signature
Newly created global company
Fast growing chemical company
- Law degree; attorney in good standing - Degree in chemistry or chemical engineering desired - Registered to practice before the European Patent Office and/or US Patent & Trademark Office - Fluent in English and German - Working knowledge of patent docket database - Five or more years of law firm and/or in-house IP practice providing counsel to global business; major law firm experience a plus - Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as needed - Demonstrated leadership skills; experience in leading teams - Excellent breadth of knowledge and legal experience in U.S. and global IP law practices - Excellent judgement and decision-making skills - Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and networking skills - very good oral and written communication skills
Our client is a global leading speciality chemical company with European headquarters based in Schaffhausen.
Our client is offering a very attractive remuneration package with global career opportunities