In-house Patent Attorney / Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Sydney, Australia

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About ResMed

ResMed (NYSE:RMD) changes lives with award-winning medical devices and cutting-edge cloud-based software applications that better diagnose, treat and manage sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic diseases. ResMed is a global leader in connected care, with more than 3 million patients remotely monitored every day. Our 6,000-strong team is committed to creating the world’s best tech-driven medical device company – improving quality of life, reducing the impact of chronic disease, and saving healthcare costs in more than 120 countries. We are pioneering the future of healthcare with smart devices and digital solutions.

We are currently seeking applications from driven Patent Attorneys/Patent Counsel to join our high performing in-house Intellectual Property team based in Sydney. We are seeking applications from candidates in all locations who are looking for the opportunity to live in or relocate to one of the world’s most vibrant and beautiful cities.

Let’s talk about the role:

As a resourceful and highly collaborative world class IP professional with a strong personal commitment to quality you will work with local and global teams internally and externally. Your day to day interactions will be with inventors, designers, management and outside counsel, giving you the opportunity to grow and expand within your role as ResMed increases its impact in existing markets and enters and disrupts new ones.

In the role, you will have the opportunity to work on:

  • IP Portfolio development: Drafting and Prosecution of patents, designs and trademarks.
  • Provision of Independent Legal Advice on the scope and validity of IP rights, including IP Freedom–to–operate.
  • IP Licensing.
  • Contentious IP matters
  • IP Intelligence – Analysis, strategic advice in relation to market and competitor activity.

At ResMed the way that the successful candidate interacts and operates is of paramount important to success in the role. The role is technically centric but requires collaboration, engagement, learning agility and curiosity. This role requires the ability to connect the dots, link business strategy, hunt for opportunity and make and build business connections.

Let’s talk about you:

Our ideal candidate will live and breathe IP. At ResMed we all have a passion for our craft which means when we look for new people to join our team they must be highly immersed in their field and in striving to do things better.

You will be a fully qualified AU, US or European Patent Attorney, and have at least 5 years post registration experience. A degree in Biomedical engineering or similar is preferred.

You will be highly professional and conduct yourself with an impressive level of personal and professional ethics. Importantly, you will be highly engaging and have the ability to take people with you and execute IP strategy from scratch. This means you will probably be highly commercial and have the ability to translate IP language to actionable business outcomes in a simple and concise way.

Why join ResMed?

This role offers an ambitious and talented IP Counsel the opportunity to work for a dynamic and future focused organisation. This is a world class opportunity, filled with excellent career development opportunities, an engaging working environment and the genuine opportunity to help people through the work that you produce. Join ResMed, and help us leave the world better than we found it.

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Sydney, Australia