Intellectual Property Counsel

Employer
Arthrex
Location
Naples
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 07, 2024
Closes
Jul 12, 2024
Practice
Litigation
Position
Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent

Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education. We are a privately held company that strives to accomplish our corporate mission of Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better . We are committed to delivering uncompromising quality to the health care professionals who use our products, and ultimately, the millions of patients whose lives we impact.

Arthrex 2023 Benefits

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Company–Provided Life Insurance
Voluntary Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
Annual Bonus
Wellness Incentive Program
Free, Onsite Medical Clinics
Free Lunch
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Trip of a Lifetime
Paid Parental Leave
Paid Time Off
Volunteer PTO
Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)

Please note, most benefits are for regular, full time employees.



Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for an Intellectual Property Counsel. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focusded on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better.

Main Objective: Responsible for a broad range of IP services in order to protect the organization's legal interests and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Draft and prosecute US patent applications.
  2. Manage patent and trademark portfolios.
  3. Management of outside counsel working on IP–related matters.
  4. Supporting/lead role in the development of patentability, validity, infringement, freedom–to–practice opinions and patent searching.
  5. Frequent interaction with the R&D and product development teams.
  6. Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time.

Education and Experience:

  • Registered US patent attorney, with a minimum of 5 years' experience, well grounded in patent drafting and prosecution, preferably on a world–wide basis.
  • Specific experience in orthopedic or spine industries is desirable.
  • The position will have responsibility for the IP of multiple Arthrex product groups.
  • Must also be a graduate of an accredited law school and a member in good standing of a state bar.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Advanced writing, comprehensive reading, communication and research skills required.

Electronic based legal research experience required.

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

MS Office, PC, printer, copiers and other miscellaneous office equipment

Arthrex 2024 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company–Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Medical Clinics
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.