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Senior IP Attorney

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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 Senior IP Attorney

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

·         You will strategically advise US based business of Ultrasound in all IP related issues in a manner that promotes trust, teamwork and inspires confidence

·         You will interact directly with business leadership of that business and report to the Head of the Imaging Technology team

·         You will be viewed as a business partner and will be expected to contribute to the success of the business by actively driving IP processes and strategies and providing practical IP legal advice to meet the objectives of the business

·         You will implement patent strategy and participate in ensuring a pro-active patenting policy, with a view to detect inventions at an early stage and ensure timely and appropriate protection commensurate to their strategic value while pro-actively working with engineering to safeguard protection of intellectual property rights and manage outside counsel for both domestic and foreign filing and prosecution of patent and trademark applications

·         You will support in complex IP litigations and coordinate with all relevant stakeholders in the business, investigate and render legal advice in connection with third-party IP claims and actively support M&A transactions and associated due diligence activities for the business line

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

·         You have experience in IP prosecution, counseling, litigation, product IP clearances, patent investigations, and IP-related agreements and familiarity with software licensing, open source, copyright and trade secret issues

·         You have good PC skills (MS Office software like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams and Outlook)

·         You will be working with our latest technology and therefore you are willing to learn about new software and hardware solutions and pro-actively work to safeguard protection of intellectual property rights for these solutions

·         Willingness to be an integral part of the business and to advise on and drive business decisions concerning IP aspects (patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret) together with the business leadership, R&D organization, business development, strategy and legal department for the business

·         Willingness to drive the implementation of an IP protection strategy for the business line together with relevant partners in the business organization to secure rights to proprietary technologies including management of preparation, filing and prosecuting of patents and trademarks and copyright applications internally and via outside counsel, ensure freedom to operate for the business by implementation of appropriate defensive IP measures and by providing expert legal advice in connection with product IP clearances and patent investigations, support collaborations with external business partners by actively negotiating IP-related agreements and legally advising internal business stakeholders for the business

·         Willingness to ensure that R&D, business units and other legal functions are fully aware of the significance of intellectual property matters, including providing intellectual property training to the business

·         You have very good inter-personal communication and presentation skills and having a strong drive for results with the ability to work well both in team and independently

Required skills to have for the success of this role

·         JD Degree in Law from an accredited institution and admitted to practice law in a US state and before USPTO and familiarity with IP law in EP and CN

·         Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Engineering or Physics from an accredited institution, with preferred experience and/or background in the medical diagnostic field

·         7 to 10 + years of experience as a practicing attorney in the IP field of law in an international company or working with international teams

·         Willing to travel up to 25%

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full vaccination for COVID-19 for our U.S. employees, contractors, and business partners, where local conditions allow, who:

1) Are customer-facing (e.g., those required to visit a customer/business partner site or interact in-person with customers at any conference or meeting) OR

2) Come on-site, whether regularly or occasionally, at any Siemens Healthineers location.

(Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons)

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 https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/careers

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit: https://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/about

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

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Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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