IP Paralegal, Biotech, 60k

Excellent opportunity for IP paralegal with a biology background!

Your new company

Our client is a biotechnology startup focused on developing gene editing therapies for a range of genetic diseases. They are seeking an IP Paralegal to join them. The IP Paralegal will provide support to the global team in managing the company's intellectual property portfolio, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

Your new role

  • Assist in preparing and filing patent applications, responses to office actions, and other documents with the USPTO foreign patent offices.
  • Conduct patent searches and analyze patent landscapes to support IP strategy.
  • Maintain accurate records of patent and trademark applications, including deadlines and status updates.
  • Assist in managing the company's trademark portfolio, including conducting searches and filing applications.
  • Assist in drafting licensing and collaboration agreements.
  • Conduct legal and factual research on a range of intellectual property issues.
  • Coordinate with outside counsel and internal stakeholders to ensure timely and effective management of IP matters.
  • Provide guidance and support to scientists and other stakeholders on IP matters.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Master's degree or above in biology or pharmacology is a must
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as an IP paralegal, preferably in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent command in both Mandarin and English

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or for further information and a confidential discussion on this role or to find out about more opportunities in the in-house legal space, please contact Natalie Kwok at Hays on +852 2230 7948 or email natalie.kwok@hays.com.hk.



Job Type
Scientific and R&D
2 months guaranteed bonus

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Natalie Kwok, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: 22307948

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