Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”) is seeking IP Lawyers/Patent Attorneys/Patent Agents/Patent Advisors at Entry Level, 2+ or 4+ PQE.
You will be primarily responsible for supporting the Lead IP Counsel, KSA, Middle East & Africa, Manufacturing and Technology & Innovation leaders in developing and implementing IP strategy, providing legal and IP counseling and contract support to enhance the value of SABIC technology. This will include patent preparation, prosecution and maintenance, drafting and negotiating IP agreements, patent litigation and IP due diligence.
SABIC will consider IP counsel, Patent Attorneys, and Patent Agents but a chemical, chemical engineering or life sciences education and background is essential. Legal experience from the US, UK or Europe and admission to a recognized bar (USPTO, European Patent Office, etc.) is preferred. SABIC will also consider Saudi nationals that have a chemical or chemical engineering degree that are interested in becoming patent practitioners.
These roles provide ambitious lawyers with a superb opportunity to work as part of a world class legal function across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. In addition, you will benefit from an expat package that includes a bonus, housing, transportation, children's school fees and other benefits.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to Elizabeth Williams at EWS on Elizabeth@ews-search.com or call EWS for a confidential discussion on + 971 55 211 1189. Any direct applications will be sent to EWS for their consideration.
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”) is one of the world’s leading and most profitable manufacturers of chemicals, plastics, fertilizers and metals. With annual revenues of $50 billion and around 40,000 employees in 40 countries, SABIC was estimated by Forbes in 2011 to be the second largest global diversified chemicals company in the world. With significant investments in technology and innovation planned for 2013 and beyond, the Company is poised to continue its rapid global expansion. To help support this growth, it is now recruiting a number of high caliber IP professionals to join its global legal function which already boasts 100 legal professionals worldwide.