Patent Counsel Globus Medical
The Patent Counsel will work on a wide variety of Intellectual Property matters within the Intellectual Property Department at Globus including: Patent Filing & Prosecution, Product Clearance, and Due Diligence. This position will require working with and through product development, sales, marketing, finance, legal, and administrative groups. In addition, this individual will help plan, develop and implement overall goals and strategy for the IP department at Globus to meet agreed performance plans.
Leadership: Proven self starter that is capable of owning a project with limited supervision. Ability to execute efficient processes for aggressive patent prosecution, clearances and other activities to assist Globus product development efforts.
Patent Filing / Prosecution: Responsible for aggressive filing and prosecution of Globus patent portfolio, domestic and foreign, to build significant intellectual property value from inventions. Also responsible for timely filing and approvals on trademarks and copyrights as required.
Product Clearance: Eventual responsibility for timely clearance/FTO opinions for product development personnel to ensure timely completion of projects. Working with engineers and managers in product development early on in the development process and providing advice to ensure that the design pathway is clear of existing competitive intellectual property.
Due Diligence: Assisting management in IP due diligence activities for M&A transactions as requested.
At least five years of experience in domestic and foreign patent filing and prosecution, in analyzing commercial product and drafting clearance/FTO opinions. Preferred experience also includes exposure to litigation and ancillary transactional areas with growing responsibilities preferably in the medical device field.
Proven leader with strong self-starting skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Multi-tasking abilities required for successful job completion.
Well organized, detail oriented and a team player capable of working in a deadline dictated environment.
Ability to adequately represent and reflect company philosophy as part of the legal team to the appropriate personnel.
J.D. with engineering undergraduate. Engineering degree in biomedical or mechanical preferred.
Must have passed at least one state bar and the Patent Bar.
Ability and willingness to travel occasionally.
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