European Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

GE - General Electric

Amersham, UK or Uppsala, Sweden

Role Summary:

This role will provide an opportunity to work with a cross-functional team on specific aspects of patent strategy across GE’s Biopharma business. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting patent applications and prosecuting a global patent portfolio, including acting as the European representative before the European Patent Office for European applications.

Essential Responsibilities:

This role will also encompass:

  • general IP counseling;
  • managing idea generation;
  • opposition work;
  • freedom-to-operate reviews;
  • licensing and enforcement.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • European Patent Attorney;
  • Technical background in electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering, software, physics or equivalent;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Capable of devising innovative IP strategies.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, practices and procedures relating to patent procurement in Europe, US and Asia;
  • Technical experience working in the life sciences or healthcare sector, advantageously: in bioprocessing; fluidic; and/or electromechanical control fields;
  • Experience acting as European representative before the European Patent Office;
  • Experience prioritizing competing demands to make real time decisions/recommendations in a fast-paced environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly identify & prioritize issues, develop process-driven solutions, and effectively communicate with a wide range of people;
  • UK-Qualified Patent Attorney (not essential, and not applicable for employees applying from Sweden).

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