Sr. IP Manager-SHANGHAI
Position: Sr. IP Manager
Direct Supervisor: Legal Director, IP
Location: Beijing or Shanghai
JOB SUMMARY 工 作 简 介
To manage and support patent and intellectual property (IP) activities within China
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES 主 要 职 责
·Develop working relationships with AZ and external partners in support of AZ IP strategies and business
·Proactively monitor, participate and contribute to IP policy development through multiple channels such as legal communities, KOLs, industrial associations, government bodies and academics
·Proactively create, identify or leverage opportunities to promote, advocate and shape pharmaceutical innovation
·Monitor and map competitive landscape; report and advise on implications for AZ products;
·Manage and support key IP activities in China, including contributing to IP proceedings & prosecution
·Advise on patent applications in or entering the National Phase in China
·Direct outside counsel in litigation, prosecution and other legal services
·Proactively provide critical IP perspectives on key decision-making bodies at AZ China
·Provide IP support in transaction opportunities, evaluation of in-licensing opportunities, negotiation support, contract drafting during active transactions
·Liaise with external and internal partners, including Global IP, and
·Develop, manage, implement and provide training for AZ China’s IP policies and SOPs
REQUIREMENT 要 求
·Strong customer-service focus to build and sustain good working partnerships with key stakeholders
·Effective analytical, presentation and communication skills
·Strong organization and time management skills with flexibility, creativity, resourcefulness to successfully prioritize and manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
·Strong collaboration and partnership skills, including demonstrated ability work with lead cross-functional teams across different business areas and levels of the organization.
·Strong critical thinking skills to identify, analyze, evaluate and resolve issues quickly.
·Strong, demonstrated oral communication skills and ability to work with people of different backgrounds
·Willingness to learn about different areas of the business and different legal and regulatory frameworks based on the needs of a particular project
·Flexibility, creativity and the ability to cope with change in a fast-paced environment and evolving company
·Demonstrated ability to work independently and exercise good judgment
·Qualifications as attorney/patent bar-exam or equivalents
·Experience in legislative development, public-interest advocacy
·Strong oral communication skills in Chinese and English
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.