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Head of Patent Roche Information Solutions, Senior Patent Attorney

Company: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Gruppe
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

The PositionAre you a patent attorney with experience in digital solutions and looking for a meaningful role? Are you a leader who can build and share an inspiring vision, who can coach teams to be better, who is a catalyst for change and world class performance, who is able to build a sound IP strategy together with different stakeholders and who knows how to create the architecture that enables their network to be best in industry?We are offering a unique and exciting opportunity for a senior patent attorney to enable, coach, lead and inspire people.Roche Diagnostics created a new business area charged with building and commercializing a portfolio of integrated digital products, solutions and services along the healthcare continuum. Our focus is to bring decision support solutions that enable confident healthcare decisions, by unlocking insights from data and digitalization (e.g. diagnostic algorithms, clinical decision support) as well as orchestrating disease management to improve care along the patient journey.In this role, you will be part of our Group Patents organization. You will support the Roche Information Solutions (RIS) organization and can be based from a remote location if willing to travel as needed. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the global Patent Department of RIS across the sites
  • Leading all employees of the RIS Patent team in line with the Roche leadership principles
  • Develop and implement the IP strategy and operating model in line with our ambitions
  • Oversee and control the budget of the department
  • Protect and further the strategic goals of RIS and Roche Diagnostics by identifying and mitigating Intellectual Property (IP) risks
  • Provide and coordinate IP advice and protecting IP in the form of patents, copyrights and trade secrets; Oversee patent proceedings before authorities and collaborate with General legal on litigation
  • Coordinate and foster collaboration with relevant Roche Legal, R&D, compliance, licensing and other teams
  • Actively contribute to the strategy, goals and global performance of RIS and the Diagnostics DivisionWho you are
    • You have 10+ years experience as a patent attorney
    • You bring hands-on expertise and experience in dealing with IP for digital solutions
    • You have a degree in physics, software development, engineering, chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field
    • You have the ability to explain complex IP issues to partners from various professions
    • You have advanced skills in setting up sound patent strategies with view to current and future business needs/opportunities
    • You have good knowledge of domestic and international laws, regulations, and processes, particularly US aspects
    • You have experience in navigating a heavily matrixed environment
    • You are able to lead and coach a team, catalyzing their performance to deliver collective value beyond their individual contributions
    • You can build trusted relationships through authenticity, accountability, and respect for others
    • You are solution-driven and courageous
    • You can deal with concepts, ambiguity, and complexity skillfully and comfortablyRemote option available for this roleWho we areAt Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.Unless entitled to a reasonable accommodation under applicable law, employees are required to be fully vaccinated againstCOVID-19 in accordance with customer requirements, the company's health and safety obligations and/or applicable law or guidelines. Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability and need an accommodation in connection with the on-line application process, please email us at.Job Level:Manager with direct reports

Keywords: F. Hoffmann-La Roche Gruppe, San Francisco , Head of Patent Roche Information Solutions, Senior Patent Attorney, Legal , San Francisco, California

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