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Intellectual Property Director

Location: Singapore, Singapore Salary: competitive
Sector: Clinical Research, R&D, R+D/Project Management Type: Permanent

Real Staffing Group is supporting the recruitment of Intellectual Property Director for a fast growing, leading innovator in the diagnostic space.

The Intellectual Property Director is responsible for developing a rich portfolio of Intellectual properties (IPs) to be embedded in the lines of products.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Drive enterprise-wide initiatives for filing and maintaining patents.
  • Devise strategies for IP licensing.
  • With the intent to file for patents and facilitate the reviews of Technical Disclosures, solicit Technical Disclosures submission from various R&D teams
  • Working with Legal Counsels and external patent lawyers to prepare, file and defend domestic and foreign applications of patents and trademarks.
  • Provide guidance to senior management on licensing and business transactions involving intellectual property.
  • Actively pursue the enlarged usage of the patents, within the Company as well as external licensing to partners, to enhance the Company's business values.
  • Provide periodic training to internal staffs regarding the protection of intellectual property.

Job Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, science, engineering or related field and at least 2 years in technology transfer.
  • Experience in commercializing the technology and intellectual property protection
  • Good biomedical, biochemistry, molecular biology technical foundation
  • Understand the technical complexities of the IP
  • Good stakeholder management skills to engage engineers, scientists and senior management.
  • Big picture thinking and good business sense.
  • Familiar with IP filing & regulations.
  • Fluent in technical communications in both Chinese and English
  • Experience in commercializing the technology and intellectual property protection.
  • Good knowledge of Singapore and China laws regarding technology transfer and intellectual property.
  • Understanding of technology commercialization processes

Real, a trading division of SThree Pte Limited (Registration Number: 2007.20126E | SThree Pte Limited Licence Number 16S8216 | Real Licence Number 53132073A)

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International Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International 2016

Life Sciences and Healthcare Recruitment Company of the Year by Recruitment International 2016

Best Overseas Operation by Global Recruiters 2017

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