Pipeline Intellectual Property Manager – Non-Profit – St. Louis, MO

Bill and Melinda Gates Agricultural Innovations (Gates Ag One) is seeking a Pipeline Intellectual Property Manager to work in St. Louis, MO

Your Role:

The Pipeline Intellectual Property Manager will support the development and management of a robust intellectual property portfolio for Gates Ag One. This role is responsible for identifying, evaluating, developing and deploying analytic tools for technology to ensure data-enabled insights. The Pipeline Intellectual Property Manager will report to the Director of Intellectual Property and is expected to interact broadly across different teams and functions at Gates Ag One.

What You’ll Do:

Efficiently use a variety of patent office databases, commercial patent databases, technical literature databases, and state-of-the-art search tools as well as developing new or advanced search and analysis tools for the organization

Responsible for identification, evaluation, development and deployment of analytic tools for technology to ensure data-enabled insights.

Responsible for working with our IT group and external solution vendors to design, develop, and implement integrated IT solutions for managing the pipeline of intellectual property workflows

Drive technology assessment and decisions based on intellectual property and technical landscapes

Work closely with Legal and the leadership team to understand technology/patent/competitive landscapes, analyze risk, and help build a robust intellectual property strategy

Use strong analytical skills and judgment to make informed intellectual property decisions including freedom to operate (FTO) and patentability

Communicate effectively in a collaborative environment among discovery partners and the Product and Business Development teams

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Non-Profit
Job Location: St. Louis, MO