Intellectual Property CellEmployment Type
Permanent, Full TimeJob Purpose
Support leads in developing strategic roadmap related to IP by identifying and evaluating options for early market launch for strengthening global market presence and penetration thereby assisting in accomplishment of company’s vision or goalsAccountabilities
I. Support product development by providing timely IP inputs to relevant stakeholders (RA, R&D etc.) to ensure smooth product launch
II. Provide insights in patent litigation and opposition to align with product strategy in a cost effective manner
III. Undertake due diligence of products to apprise stakeholders about key patent rights to identify acquisition or early launch potential.
IV. Identify new product opportunities for driving portfolio selection and evaluate innovative ideas to identify new opportunities for patent protection/ development for differentiated product
V. Conduct patent search in order to determine patentable inventions and consequently file and prosecute patent applications for augmenting and bolstering patent estate.
VI. Prepare invalidation strategies and formulate basis for patent challengesEducation Qualification
Masters of Pharmacy (M. Pharm) or PhD in Pharmacy preferably with a Diploma in Intellectual Property LawRelevant Work Experience
Masters of Pharmacy (M. Pharm) or PhD in pharmacy with 6 -9 years of relevant experience preferably with a Diploma in Intellectual Property Law.Additional Skills
- Should have relevant techno-legal experience with respect to regulated markets
- Should have in-depth knowledge of Patent laws of India, US and Europe.
- Should have an eye for detail and acumen for Paragraph IV filings in USA.
- API experience is preferable
- Biosimilars experience is preferable