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STEMCELL Technologies

Senior Intellectual Property Officer

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Are you looking for that role that uniquely bridges the gap between cutting edge technology and intellectual property (IP)? If you're a detail-oriented and communicative team player with a primary interest in protecting IP, then this exciting position at STEMCELL Technologies may be for you!

As a member of the Business Development team, the Sr. Intellectual Property Officer works on complex issues to secure and expand the company's IP portfolio by preparing patent applications and leading prosecution activities through to allowance. You will be involved in reviewing and reporting on company and third party IP issues of diverse complexity and tasked with providing guidance on IP matters that align with STEMCELL's business goals. If this sounds like you, consider jumpstarting your career by joining the largest biotech company in Canada!

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Duties and Responsibilities
  • Analyze IP office correspondence and independently identify the most appropriate strategy to address outstanding issues
  • Collaborate with R&D to identify new inventions, provide frequent advice on complex cases, conduct due diligence, and independently prepare complete patent application drafts as required
  • Conduct prior art searches for patentability / registrability and freedom to operate, analyze findings and market trends, report key highlights, and make recommendations to internal stakeholders to inform and influence strategic decision-making
  • Identify potentially new opportunities to expand the company's IP based on product development progress
  • Assess competitor patents and IP to identify potential business opportunities and risks, and share recommendations with the management team
Knowledge and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in an applicable scientific or Engineering field, with a minimum 5 years of relevant experience, or an advanced degree with a minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • A law degree, with a particular interest in Intellectual Property or progress towards obtaining Patent Agent Certification considered an asset
  • In-depth knowledge of the patenting processes to ensure the company's activities align with IP legal requirements
  • Extensive experience drafting patent applications and replying to IP office correspondence
  • Proven ability to comprehend prior art across all fields relevant to the company's business, and to be critical of such prior art
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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists-standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine, and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, STEMCELL is proud to be the largest biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada's Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

The annual base salary for this job ranges from:
$95,200.00 - $142,800.00

STEMCELL determines an individual's pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.

NOTE: STEMCELL'svaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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About STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies Inc is a privately-owned biotechnology company that develops specialty cell culture media, cell separation products and ancillary reagents for life science research. Driven by science and a passion for quality, STEMCELL delivers over 1500 products to more than 70 countries worldwide. STEMCELL helps make sure your research works. We do it in many ways: in the creativity of novel products; in providing consistent, unfailing quality; and by standing with you, in person or by telephone, to provide one-on-one assistance to help you succeed. We do this because we love science as much as you do.

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Technology

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-19

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