Jul 25, 2022

Job Description

CVM is one of the biggest franchises in Sandoz Region Europe (almost $ 1bln) with great potential to grow due to coming LoEs. Our aspiration is to be #1 in Europe among CVM players.

Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives? Join Sandoz!

A division of Novartis, Sandoz is a global leader in Generic and Biosimilar medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Supporting IP counsel in providing key input creating and driving IP strategies for first-to-market (and last to exit) launches of a generic product in worldwide markets, taking into account timelines, competition, cost and risk/benefit evaluations
• Providing input on IP contract terms and performing IP due diligences.
• Includes directing, Identify and protect inventions, but also constantly review and consider whether to continue with our patent rights
• Maintain and improve professional expertise
• Demonstrating curiosity and willingness to learn

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis ist bestrebt, ein hervorragendes, integratives Arbeitsumfeld und ein vielfältiges Team aufzubauen, das die Patienten und Gemeinschaften, denen wir dienen, repräsentiert.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Technical degree (B.Sc. or higher) in relevant subject (Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biology) and Either Technical degree (B.Sc. or higher) in relevant subject (Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biology)
• Fluent English, competency in a second language preferable
• At least 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical or chemical research, or in patents
• Demonstrated track record of learning and applying past experience to new situations
• Willingness and ability to seek formal qualification as a patent attorney or lawyer

You’ll receive: (optional)
Competitive salary; Performance based annual bonus; Work/life integration; Eligible to Sandoz pension plan; 30 working days' holiday per calendar year; Subsidised on-site cafeteria; Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Holzkirchen train station; Additional benefits.

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2020 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.

How will we do this? We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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Global Legal SZ
Holzkirchen (bei München)
Legal & Intellectual Property & Compl.
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Associate IP Counsel (m/w/d)

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