Contract & IP Associate - Life Science

Location
Oxford
Salary
£22000 to £32000 per annum
Posted
01 Jun 2018
Closes
29 Jun 2018
Ref
J56172
Contact
Christina Giakou
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Contracts & IP Associate - Life Science to join a leading Cell and Gene therapy company based in the Oxford area. As the Contracts & IP Associate - Life Science you will support with IP and contract management including drafting, reviewing and negotiating agreements

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Contracts & IP Associate - Life Science will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for liaising with the Contract Managers and Head of IP & Contracts in order to prepare, despatch and review agreements with other parties (consultancy, services, confidential disclosure, materiel transfer etc.) You will also perform risk assessment and develop strategies for minimising potential risk of the business.

2. Ensure that the IP databases are up to date and manage the approval of publications prior to submission. You will also maintain the Ruby database.

3. As the Contracts & IP Associate - Life Science, you will support with IP attorneys and with IP analysis.

4. You will keep track of the unsigned agreements. This will predominately include the management of the company's extensive patent and trade mark portfolio as well as IP licences and other agreements.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Contracts & IP Associate - Life Science we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a legal qualification, including Law degree, LLM, LPC etc. Experience in a legal support role is essential.

2. Proven experience in generation, review, negotiation and management of basic agreements.

3.Excellent writing and communication skills. Experience working with customers and financial systems is advantageous.

Key Words: Life Science / Law / IP / Intellectual Property / Contacts Assistant / IP Analysis / IP / Contracts Management / Patent Trade Marks / Legal Support

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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