IP Counsel/Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Updated)

SABICTo help support its ongoing growth, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”) is seeking additional IP Counsel/IP Attorneys for its continuously growing IP team in Riyadh. SABIC’s global legal function already boasts about 190  legal professionals worldwide. You will be primarily responsible for supporting the Lead IP Counsel, KSA, Middle East & Africa and the Manufacturing and Technology & Innovation teams in developing and implementing IP strategy, providing legal and IP counseling and contract support to enhance the value of SABIC technology.  This will include advising on, drafting and negotiating IP agreements and patent portfolio management, patent preparation, prosecution and maintenance, patent litigation and IP due diligence.

SABIC will consider IP counsel/Patent Attorneys with admission to a recognized patent bar (USPTO, European Patent Office, etc.). Both a technical degree and a law degree are essential. Candidates with a chemistry or chemical engineering degree are strongly preferred.  Legal experience from the US, UK or Europe is preferred.  These roles provide ambitious lawyers with a superb opportunity to work as part of a world class legal team in Saudi Arabia and globally with outstanding lawyers across Asia, Europe and the Americas.

You will benefit from an expat package that includes a bonus, housing, transportation, children's school fees and other benefits.

Apply by emailing Elizabeth Williams at elizabeth@ews-search.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

SABIC is one of the world’s leading and most profitable manufacturers of chemicals, plastics, fertilizers and metals. With assets of over $90 billion and around 40,000 employees in 40 countries, SABIC is one of the largest global diversified chemicals company in the world. Developing more than 150 new products every year and backed by more than 10,000 global patents, its significant investment in technology and innovation will continue apace in 2016 and beyond.