Intellectual Property Protection Specialist
      (ref. no. 2021.08.0001)

      Location: Basel, Switzerland

      This position requires a talented chemist with a thorough knowledge of Organic Chemistry and a genuine interest in Intellectual Property Protection. Experience in patent drafting and understanding of patent prosecution process is a plus.


      • Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy or related discipline


      • Strong organic chemistry background 
      • Understanding of the patent law and patent prosecution processes
      • Analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Self-managing skills and attention to detail 
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • English proficiency
      • Experience in patent-related activities, preferably in drafting patent applications directed towards small molecule therapeutics will be a plus

      Duties and responsibilities:

      • Drafting patent applications with guidance from a patent attorney
      • Performing and reporting prior art searches
      • Building and executing patent strategies
      • Monitoring competitor’s IP-related activities 
      • Supporting IP due diligence analysis
      • Working closely with the external patent attorney and the team members
      • Training and instructing the team members on aspects of IP protection

      We offer:

      • Employment in a quickly growing biotechnological enterprise
      • Stock option plan
      • Private healthcare
      • Subsidy to sport activity package
      • External and internal trainings in hard and soft skills as well as participation in conferences

      We retain the right to contact only selected candidates.

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