Paramount Recruitment

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Patent Liasion


An exciting opportunity has opened for a Patent Liaison (scientist) to support the R&D team with the expansion of their intellectual property (IP) portfolio and the assessment of competitors IP and technology.

As global leaders in liquid biopsy this role will give you the opportunity to work at the forefront of cancer diagnostics. As patent liaison you will provide support to scientists, external patent agents and patent applications. Your in-depth understanding of Molecular biology and ability to review complex documents such as NGS technologies would enable you as patent liaison to assist designing search strategies for assessing Freedom to Operate (FTO) and Art and Literature Searches to map out patent landscapes.

If you looking for a dynamic and innovative company, who focus on the development of ground-breaking technology in a fast-paced and international setting this is Patent Liaison opportunity is for you. To be considered for this role you would ideally be a scientist considering moving into IP or areas such as business development.

Key Responsibilities:
*Assist designing search strategies for assessing FTO and patent landscapes
*Review patents both to determine FTO and to identify new opportunities
*Monitor and analyse the patent applications of competitors
*Monitor and analyse the technologies of competitors
*Assist in evaluating scientific discoveries for patent-ability and prioritising these inventions for patenting
*Reviewing all publications for IP
*Support Scientists writing up invention disclosures describing novel inventions
*Perform Prior Art and Literature Searches to determine patent-ability
*Support external patent agents, attorneys and scientists drafting patent applications
*Provide training for scientists to support searching and analysing patent
*Track patents and patent applications

*In-depth understanding of Molecular biology
*Ability to review complex documents and specifically those describing complex NGS technologies
*Ability to distil key information from complex sources
*Attention to detail

*In-depth understanding of next generation sequencing
*Experience performing freedom to operate analysis
*Experience with capturing inventions and drafting patent applications
*Ability to communicate highly technical information to targeted audiences

In return:
*Flexible working hours
*Open working culture
*Career progression
*Company pension scheme, holiday pay and annual bonus scheme

There are some great benefits available with this position including a competitive salary and the chance to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

To submit an application or for further information on this role or other opportunities,
Please contact me on (+44) 121 616 3740 or email

Keywords: Patent, Scientist, Molecular Biology, FTO, Freedom to Operate, IP, Art and Literature searches, UK,

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Job Reference: PAT001_1563963175

Broadcast As: 143140

Salary To: Negotiable

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Recruitment Consultant: Paula Keville-Spain

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