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Technology transfer and IP Commercialisation Specialist @EPO

  • 12 April, 2021
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Your qualifications:

  • Diploma of completed studies in science, engineering, or business at master’s level or – in exceptional cases – equivalent professional experience
  • Generally, an excellent knowledge (at least C1) of one official language (English, French and German) and ability to understand the other two. In exceptional cases, excellent knowledge (at least C1) of one official language and working knowledge (at least B2) of another. In such cases, the willingness to learn the third language and to reach Level B2 within a set time frame would be required.
  • Citizenship of one of the member states of the European Patent Organisation


Key Information

Job group: 4
Grade: G7 to G10 (net (basic) monthly salary* for this vacancy: EUR 5 676,87 and 8039,41, depending on experience)
Duration of contract: Five years
Career path: Technical
Location: Vienna
Application deadline: 20.04.2021
Interviews planned for: Calendar week 18

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Assistant Director, Intellectual Property (IP) Advisory, Financial Advisory @Deloitte

  • 6 April, 2021
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Assistant Directors within IP Advisory are responsible for managing advisory engagements as well as managing the relationship with clients.
You will have engagement management accountability and be responsible for ensuring deliverables are of a high quality and are delivered to the client on time and to budget. You will typically lead multiple teams of consultants working on parallel engagements, delegating effectively and using your interpersonal skills to guide, motivate and develop team members. You will be required to manage your own time and the time of others. Working closely with the senior leadership team, you will help to develop and train the more junior team members.
A significant responsibility will be towards supporting business development initiatives, developing new leads and opportunities, often through internal networking, and participating in specific campaigns. You will drive new initiatives while coordinating fully with the rest of the team. In addition, you will have responsibility for some aspects of operational management of the business.

Key responsibilities: 
•    Manage multiple engagements and engagement teams, ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality deliverables and managing engagement profitability
•    Ensure the successful onboarding of clients and engagements, managing risk and independence concerns
•    Provide oversight over engagement execution, acting as a go-to person by clients and colleagues
•    Proactively identify client needs and lead the preparation of adequate engagement proposals
•    Actively support a wide range of business development activities and campaigns to identify new leads and develop opportunities
•    Participate in client presentations and contribute to the negotiation process
•    Actively support the IP Advisory team’s talent management and recruitment activities, and where appropriate acting as a People Leader
•    Actively support the operational management of the IP Advisory business
•    Contribute to the strategic development and direction of the practice
•    Develop and manage an internal network to connect IP Advisory services to other service lines within Deloitte
•    Mentor junior members of the IP Advisory team
•    Manage diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution

Location: Reading office; Cambridge Office
Travel within the UK and overseas should be expected.

Work pattern: This is a permanent opportunity on a full-time basis.

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Associate/Senior Associate Intellectual Property Advisory, Financial Advisory @Deloitte

  • 6 April, 2021
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IP Advisory Associates provide support to the consulting activity of the senior team, undertaking IP analysis, technology and market research, and preparing reports on the IP portfolios of clients and companies active in their sector. Our Associates are encouraged to expand their experience by working with the more experienced team members on IP-centric transactions, such as IP divestitures, acquisitions, licensing and certain M&A mandates.

Associates receive on the job training, often rotating across different types of engagement, as well as frequent mentoring from senior team members and the leadership team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking market and technology research to understand the client’s competitive position
  • Assisting clients in identifying and documenting their innovation(s) with a view to ensuring it is protected effectively, through the most appropriate IP mechanisms to support the client’s strategy and drive enterprise value
  • Searching and analysing patent and non-patent data to find prior art, patents for acquisition or commercialisation opportunities for client’s own patents
  • Developing marketing collateral and valuation models for a wide range of IP portfolios, including patents, trademarks, designs, database rights, knowhow and trade-secrets, in support of licensing or sale negotiations or acquisition programs
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution

Location: Cambridge, UK  Click here for more information

Location: Reading, UK  Click here for more information

Work pattern: This is a permanent role, on a full time basis.