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Senior Patent Counsel

Company name

Globus Medical, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 22,2019

Valid Through

Oct 05,2019

Posted on

Apr 19,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Audubon, PA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Patent >> Intellectual Property - Patent - Hard Sciences >> Electrical Engineering
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Senior Patent Counsel
The candidate will work on a wide variety of Intellectual Property matters within the Intellectual Property Department at firm's including: Product Clearance, Patent Filing & Prosecution, Patent Litigation, and Licensing / Due Diligence. Will require working with and through product development, sales, marketing, finance, legal, and administrative groups. In addition, this individual will assist in planning, developing and implementing overall strategy for the IP department at firm's to meet agreed performance plans. Create and execute strategic vision for firm's IP department including IP portfolio planning by area. Create and manage efficient processes for aggressive patent prosecution, clearances and other activities to assist firm's product development efforts. Responsible for timely clearance opinions for product development personnel to ensure timely completion of projects. Working with engineers and managers in product development early on in the development process and providing advice to ensure that the design pathway is clear of existing competitive intellectual property. Responsible for aggressive filing and prosecution of firm's patent portfolio to build significant intellectual property value from inventions. Also responsible for timely filing and approvals on trademarks and copyrights as required. The output of this group will be a steady increasing stream of issued patents and trademarks that will provide the foundation for having the best patent portfolio in the spinal industry. Assisting with pending and future litigations. Work with VP and outside counsel in managing all phases of ongoing litigation. Anticipate and prepare for future potential competitive litigation. Assist in business development efforts of the company by providing input for the successful licensing or acquisition of intellectual property from surgeons, companies, and other entities. Assist management in IP due diligence activities for M&A transactions. Adhere to the letter and spirit of the company Code of Conduct, the AdvaMed Code, MedTech Code, and all other company policies. Ensure Compliance with applicable governmental laws, rules, and regulations, both in the United States and internationally, by completing introductory and annual training and maintaining knowledge of compliance as it applies to role. Represent the company in a professional manner and uphold the highest standards of ethical business practices and socially responsible conduct in all interactions with other employees, customers, suppliers, and other third parties of firm.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 8+ years of experience in product clearances, patent procurement and prosecution, and ancillary areas with growing responsibilities preferably in the medical device field. Litigation, litigation support, and licensing experience also desired. Experience in managing other attorneys and staff desired. Previous law firm and corporate in-house experience preferred. JD, with electrical engineering undergraduate/graduate degree preferred. However, experience with software, medical imaging, and electrical/electro-mechanical medical products with a different technical degree is acceptable as well. Must have passed at least one state bar and the Patent Bar.

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Job Code: SPCJJ0419

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Globus Medical, Inc.
2560 General Armistead Avenue
Audubon, PA 19403

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