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Company

Polyplus-transfection is a biotechnology company that develops, markets and sells innovative solutions for the delivery of nucleic acids in research, bio-production and therapeutics.

Polyplus-transfection supplies its proprietary range of reagents for the transfection of genes, oligonucleotides and siRNA through a worldwide distributor network since 2001. The headquarters are based in Strasbourg, France, with subsidiaries in USA and Asia.

To reinforce their team, they are currently looking for a talented and motivated Patent Engineer.

Role

As the Intellectual Property (IP) expert, you ensure IP generates maximum value by driving the definition & execution of the IP policies and strategies. Reporting to Polyplus-transfection the head of IP & Legal Affairs, you will have the following tasks:

  • Help to capture innovation from our R&D teams
  • Patentability search
  • Freedom-to-operate analysis
  • Communicate with external patent firms
  • Assist in the preparations of patent office responses,
  • Assist in the drafting of new patent applications
  • Manage oppositions: offensive and defensive

Profile

  • University Degree in Sciences (Master or PhD) with a specialization in chemistry, biochemistry or biology.
  • Diploma on Invention patent from the Center for International Intellectual Property studies (CEIPI, University of Strasbourg) and a minimum of 3-5 years experience in Intellectual Property
  • Strong abilities in scientific/technical drafting
  • Excellent analytical skills in order to understand complex problems
  • English & French: Fluent spoken and written (mandatory)
  • High organizational skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively and constructively interact with various functions at all levels of the organization
  • Sense of responsibility, enthusiasm, diplomacy and determination to learn are a must

Offer

  • A welfare, open-minded and flexible work environment in a very high-level qualified team
  • Permanent contract, Full time job
  • Location: Illkirch-Graffenstaden

Please send your cover letter and CV at jobs@polyplus-transfection.com

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