Senior or Principal Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Boston, Mass. or Wilmington, Del. (Updated)

AstraZeneca is seeking a Senior or Principal Patent Attorney. Astra-Zeneca

As a Senior or Principal Patent Attorney at AstraZeneca, you’ll manage a broad IP portfolio across every phase of research and clinical development and advise stakeholders at the highest levels of our business. There are two vacancies which can be based in either Wilmington or Boston, USA – one for an attorney with experience of pharmaceuticals and another experienced in pharmaceutical device IP. In either role, you’ll be able to take advantage of the very best opportunities AstraZeneca has to offer as you enable the development of medicines that will improve the lives of people worldwide.

As a Senior or Principal Patent Attorney your main responsibilities will involve:
• Managing a broad patent portfolio
• Developing IP strategies
• Handling substantive, transactional and defensive issues
• Educating and advising a wide range of stakeholders
• Influencing R&D management and business development

As a Senior or Principal Patent Attorney your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
• A track record of successful pharmaceutical or pharmaceutical device patent work
• An EPA or CPA qualification and extensive post-qualification experience
• Patent Attorney with extensive experience
• Experience of managing external providers
• Strong scientific knowledge
• Outstanding leadership skills

What we will be looking for in you:
We’ll be looking for candidates with excellent communication skills at all levels and strong business acumen. A high level of organization is essential, as is a solid, client-facing approach and a willingness to take on increasing responsibility.

To apply please visit: (updated). AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Info:
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Wilmington, Delaware

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