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Senior Counsel, Patents


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Senior Counsel, Patents

Senior Counsel, Patents
  • Requisition ID: WD95293
  • Position: Full time
  • Open date: 01.11.2016 09:05
  • Functional area: Legal
  • Location:
    Geneva area, Nyon
  • Required degrees: Not Indicated
  • Relocation: Not Indicated

Basic qualifications:
First degree in a Physical or Life Science.

Fully qualified European Patent Attorney.

You will have at least about 6 to 10 years’ experience of patents in the Physical or Life Science field, either in private practice or industry.

You will have excellent written and oral skills in English .

The job further requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and the candidate should enjoy working in a culture that is change-orientated, entrepreneurial and fast-moving.

Candidates must also be able to demonstrate the following personal qualities:

Possess the initiative and experience required to administer a patent portfolio with a minimum of supervision;

Be highly motivated, with the ability to pro-actively organise a challenging workload;

Possess excellent interpersonal skills together with the ability to relate easily at all levels within the organisation;

Be flexible, adaptable and comfortable working within a multicultural, high-achieving company with high standards of ethics and behavior;

Be focused with an attention to detail balanced by sound common sense;

Possess exceptional verbal and written presentation skills;

Be able to demonstrate a commercial approach to their work and an understanding of the needs of the business.

Preferred qualifications:
National patent attorney qualification in addition to EPA.

We are currently looking for a high calibre qualified Patent Attorney, to join the Consumer Healthcare patent group in Nyon, Switzerland (close to Geneva), or possibly in London, to support the research groups based in Nyon.

Successful candidates will face the full range of patent challenges associated with protecting and defending today’s products and the product opportunities of tomorrow; including a high proportion of direct-client, transactional and EPO opposition work.

Successful candidates will be involved in the whole variety of IP challenges you would associate with managing products at all different stages of lifecycle.

To take advantage of this opportunity you will need a first degree in a Physical or Life Science, Patent support of the Consumer Healthcare business will involve experience in the drafting and prosecution of formulation inventions and mechanical inventions.

Ideally, you will have achieved qualification as a European Patent Attorney and may have a national Patent Attorney qualification.


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