Intellectual Property Counsel for Diagnostics

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as an Intellectual Property Counsel for Diagnostics

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As an Intellectual Property Counsel, you will be responsible for:

  • You will be an integral part of the business and drive decisions in our diagnostics business concerning IP issues together with the business leadership, R&D organization, business development, strategy and legal department.
  • You will develop and drive the implementation of an IP strategy for the business line, including the preparation, filing and prosecution of patents, trademarks or copyright applications internally and via outside counsel.
  • You will ensure freedom to operate by implementation of appropriate defensive IP measures and by providing expert legal advice in connection with product IP clearances and patent investigations
  • You will actively support IP litigations or M&A transactions and associated due diligence activities for the business line as necessary.

This position may best suit someone having the below traits, and who would like to develop one’s career with Healthineers

  • You have excellent inter-personal communication skills and a keen ability to interact effectively.
  • You can work effectively in a fast-paced, small-team environment with a willingness to expand skill sets.
  • You can successfully complete projects, assignments and support of R&D and business leadership in a remote environment. 
  • You have outstanding organizational skills and can manage multiple competing demands.
  • You are a creative problem solver.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited institution, with admission to practice in a U.S. state and before the USPTO.
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry from an accredited institution.  Experience and/or background in medical diagnostics preferred but not required.
  • 5 to 8 years of experience as a practicing attorney experienced in intellectual property, including in prosecution, counselling, clearances and IP-related agreements.
  • Willing to travel up to 10%

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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