Manager, Intellectual Property Office

Date Posted: Feb. 1, 2022
Number of the position: 1

Job Discription

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at FIMECS. Join us as a Manager, Intellectual Property Office in our Shonan site.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a manager working on the Intellectual Property, you will be empowered to lead making patent strategy, patent search, as well as to prepare, file, prosecute, and maintain of own patents:

OBJECTIVES:

We are searching for a manager to join the Intellectual Property Office within the Research Department. We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated talent to lead for making patent strategy, patent search, as well as to prepare, file, prosecute, and maintain patent applications in cooperation with outside patent counsel. The successful applicant should be capable not only experience of patent prosecution but also understanding of patent strategy in pharmaceutical research area in particular substance patent of drug.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Create a patent strategy in cooperation with outside patent counsel
  • Accumulate and analyze patents related to FIMECS business
  • Prepare, file, prosecute, and maintain the patents
  • Register and maintain a trademark
  • Search patents

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS (Essential):

  • BS degree with 5 or more years of patent work experience in industry, ideally Pharma
  • Experience of preparation of patent applications including Markush Claim and patent prosecutions for a substance patent in corporation with outside patent counsel and researchers.
  • Understanding patent strategy of pharmaceutical companies for protecting drug candidate.
  • Business level of oral and written English skills to deal with English patents.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication/report skills to discuss and decide the strategy in cooperation with not only outside patent counsel but also FIMECS researchers.
  • Conducting primary searches for novelty investigation, patent search and literature search, as well as full level of those searches and Freedom to Operate investigation in managing an outside search company

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Patent attorney
  • Lawyer
  • Certified Specialist of Intellectual Property Management
  • Written foreign language skills to draft patent clams or draft instructions in patent prosecution for foreign patent applications
  • Experience working in start-ups, such as small biotech.

WHAT FIMECS CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Health & Wellness programs
  • Generous time off for vacation
  • Sign-up Stock option
  • Annual stock option program

LOCATIONS

26-1, Muraoka-Higashi 2-Chome, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 251-0012, Japan

WORKER TYPE

Employee

WORKER SUB-TYPE

Regular

TIME TYPE

Full time by flexible working hours

SALARY

5.2-7.1M JPY (+ overtime payment) per year depends on experiences, capabilities, skills, and DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

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