Patent Counsel, Stevenage (UK), Hertfordshire
Who are we?
Galvani Bioelectronics is a “one of a kind” therapeutics R&D company formed in 2016 by GlaxoSmithKline and Verily Life Sciences to pioneer a new class of therapies for chronic disease through peripheral neuromodulation with mechanistic precision. Since its inception, Galvani is driving a parallel pursuit towards clinical validation of novel therapeutic targets and the development of the miniaturised, electronic devices that lie at the heart of these revolutionary new therapies. With long-term commitments from its parent companies, Galvani has a rare opportunity to herald in a paradigm shift in medical practice and contribute to improved lives of millions of patients.
We are recruiting a patent counsel with a mechanical, electrical and/or biomedical engineering background to support our product development team. In this role, you would join a fast-paced team designing and developing neuromodulation devices with a full-range of patent services. This means you would play a central role in invention harvesting, patentability analysis, patent drafting and prosecution, portfolio management, patent defense and enforcement, evaluation of 3rd party opportunities and risks, as well as managing outside patent counsel and other legal consultants as required. You would work flexibly and across sites in a matrix environment, communicate effectively with clients, collaborators and contractors, and provide well-reasoned advice to capture and protect the value of investment in R&D in this early stage enterprise.
For this position, as well as having a degree in mechanical, electrical and/or biomedical engineering you will be a qualified European patent attorney with prior patent experience in a law firm and/or corporate setting. You’ll be both a self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal, negotiating, analytical and problem-solving skills. Ideally, you will have prior experience in the medical device, including neuromodulation device, field.
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