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Sartorius Intellectual Property Manager (x|f|m) in United States

We are currently seeking an Intellectual Property Manager (x|f|m) for our IPM department in Goettingen (full-time) with the possibility to work remotely on a regular basis.

The owner of this role will be responsible for the filing, prosecution, maintenance, defense and enforcement of Sartorius´ IP rights (patents, utility models, trade secrets) for both of our divisions (Bioprocess Solutions and Lab Products and Services) and for Corporate Research.

Your tasks

  • Cooperate with inventors from Product Development and Corporate Research on assessing the patentability of inventions

  • Collaborate with the Project Management Office (PMO) | project leaders on freedom-to-operate (FTO) analyses before commercial launch of new technology

  • Manage inventor-remuneration systems and payments to be made under applicable national law

  • Prepare in-licensing and out-licensing activities and review IP-related clauses in diverse agreements for both divisions and for Corporate Research

  • Oversee and manage monthly, core-technology focused IP committees within the company via our internal database

  • Facilitate IP training | mentoring for staff from Product Development, Corporate Research, Product Management, Business Development with regards to the IP strategy | internal IP workflow and basics of IP law

  • Manage IP litigation and invalidity actions (oppositions, nullity proceedings, post-grant reviews etc.)

  • Monitor 3rd-parties´ IP filing activities

  • Coordinate with Business Development on assessing the IP potential of new technologies

Your qualifications

  • Academic degree in engineering, physics, software or similar

  • Ideally qualification as German, European or US Patent Attorney

  • Several years of professional experience as an IP Manager in a corporate multinational IP Management environment

  • Very good knowledge of international IP law in terms of prosecution, defense and enforcement of IP rights, including litigation and negotiations of IP-related agreements

  • Very good negotiation and analytical skills

  • Excellent interdisciplinary communication skills as well as intercultural competence to work in a multinational team

  • Team player, ultrafast learner, personal resilience

  • Fluent written and spoken English and German

  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment and the motivation to work in a fast-growing company

Our benefits

  • Life Science & World Health: S ocial added value through passion for shaping the future of tomorrow

  • Open corporate culture: C haracterized by diversity, team spirit and progress

  • People development opportunities: Training, coaching, leadership programs, etc., on a global level

  • Company restaurant: Varied range of food & Italian bistro with ice cream sales

  • Well-Being: Free gym & classes, as well as many health campaigns


Sartorius as a listed company wants to simplify progress in the life sciences and biopharmaceutical industry. This enables scientific findings to be translated into new drugs and therapies faster and more efficiently, and gives more people access to better medicine. Nearly 16,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales sites worldwide are working towards this vision. Would you also like to contribute to our vision? Grow with us and benefit from the advantages of a global player.​ #growwithus

We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

Further insights into our world of work can be found on www.sartorius.com/careers

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