Sanofi Group Senior Patent Prosecution Support in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Responsibilities:

  • Work with and support patent attorneys with all aspects of patent management;

  • Communicate with attorneys, collaborators and outside counsel;

  • Draft SOPs and procedures; review or validate –work of internal and external colleagues and partners, if necessary.

  • Participate in projects as assigned when needed; and oversee administrative aspects of portfolio management.

  • Independently execute the following tasks and responsibilities: review and prepare patent applications for filing with USPTO and WIPO via e-filing; prepare and review formal documents, such as declarations, assignments and powers of attorney for submission to the USPTO, WIPO and foreign Patent Offices, initiate, prepare and review IDSs, preliminary amendments, instructions and other submissions in response to actions issued by Patent Offices; generate and monitor attorney dockets to ensure all deadlines receive attention; maintain patent files, documents and online shared folders; prepare queries, reports and dockets from Memotech;

  • Lead, train or direct other internal and external resources, if necessary.

Provide administrative back-up to other Operations team members when needed, such as facilitating travel/meeting plans; organizing and reviewing expenses; answering department

Experience & knowledge required

A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree in legal, business or any other related field is preferred. Apart from these educational requirements, a plus will be considered a paralegal certification from an ABA approved program. At least five years of experience in the patent administration/support field is required. A paralegal certification could count as 2-3 years of experience Competency with a commercial docketing software and willingness to learn, Memotech. Knowledge of US, PCT and general foreign filing processes, rules and regulations. Familiar with Private PAIR and PCT-Safe Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly with Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Sharepoint Workspace

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life