Head of Patent



Postion : Head of Patent Portfolio 

Location : EU

Place of work : Hybrid

Salary : Depending on your profile


Position key : In this role, you will be responsible for maximizing the competitive impact and business relevancy of a patent portfolio, defining a portfolio strategy in alignment with a business unit strategy.


For our client, world leader in chemicals, we are looking for the future talent as Head of Patent Portfolio.


Head of Patent

Your key responsibilities :




• Influence at executive level in Business Unit to set up IP priorities and strategic direction for the patent portfolio.

• Accountable for the successful delivery of a IP strategy against legal, business and technical KPIs in alignment with priorities set by the Business Unit.

• Define with peers relevant corporate KPIs for patent portfolios and map BU-relevant portfolio as per KPIs and business critical innovation domains.

• Set at defined frequency IP strategic roadmaps based on business ambition, innovation streams, competitive landscape and third party collaborations for each innovation domain.

• Set up implementation of patent lifecycle management with prioritization aligned with product lifecycle management.




Your skills for this opportunity : 





• PhD or MSc in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field, Patent Attorney with 15year+ as in house IP counsel with strong connection with business stakeholders 

• Track record of strategic thinking and strong business acumen acquired through a variety of experiences and roles in industry 

• Extensive track record of cross-functional team work 

• Excellent communication skills across all levels, ability to translate complex content into contextually meaningful messages with a business perspective & terms for executive audiences


Do you recognize yourself in this description? We look forward to receiving your application