Our client, a leading law firm is seeking a 7 yr + PQE Patents lawyer to join their Intellectual Property team.
The ideal candidate will have:
Background in life sciences, preferably chemical engineering +7 years of experience in patent procurement and prosecution;
Excellent written and communication skills;
Fluent in English;
Experience in client management;
Experience in team management;
Business development acumen.
If this looks like the job for you, please apply and attach a cover letter outlining your relevant experience, notice period and current salary.Skills and experience required:
Preparation of patent applications for filing in the Middle East, US, EP as well as under the PCT;
Prosecution of patent applications regionally and internationally, including preparation of responses to office actions;
Assist in patent litigation cases, including patent infringement, invalidation and oppositions;
Managing patent portfolios;
Preparing patentability, FTO and validity opinions;
Assist the Partner & Head of Patents in managing the patents team and clients;
Drive business development activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia