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Head of Intellectual Property (IP) Operations EMEA (m/f/d) - Meerbusch

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Must haves:

  • Excellent writing and speaking ability as well as strong negotiation and leadership skills,
  • Business-minded professional, with sound analytical skills and judgment and effective in understanding and advancing business objectives in IP transactions,
  • strong interpersonal skills and the ability to become an integral part of a business team, quickly establishing credibility and developing effective working relationships,
  • ability to identify, analyze and solve problems with minimal direction and make decisions with confidence,
  • ability to execute and deliver in a rapid, fast-paced business environment,
  • highly motivated with desire to deliver outstanding professional work product,
  • comfortable engaging with and advising business leaders,
  • ability to work effectively in a matrix organization, with strong communication skills to build and support teams working across the organization,
  • proactive and self-motivated with ability to think broadly,
  • demonstrated presentation skills,
  • must be able to handle multiple tasks/projects concurrently and manage priorities accordingly,
  • must have a high tolerance for ambiguity,   
  • fluent in English,
  • legal degree from a European University and a minimum of 10 years of broad legal IP experience including IP transactions and IP litigation as well as a minimum of 5 years of people management experience,
  • licensed attorney at law in a European country.

Nice to haves:

  • In-house experience leading an IP team in Europe,
  • experience with disputed IP proceedings (e.g. oppositions),
  • previous experience in the medical device, pharma or healthcare fields,
  • admitted to practice before European Patent Office (EPO), European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) or national IP Office,
  • degree in an engineering, science or technical field.

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