IP (Patent) Strategist
Breda, 0,5 FTE
Cosun is looking for an experienced IP (patent) strategist to guide the Cosun business groups (Aviko, Cosun Beet Company, SVZ, Sensus and Duynie) and our Innovation teams, in defining their Intellectual Property (IP) strategy as part of the Cosun innovation strategy.
In this position (0,5 FTE), you will join the Cosun Innovation team to contribute in defining Cosun`s IP strategies and building the IP position of Cosun. As our new colleague you will actively engage with the Cosun businessgroups, to determine their opportunities and challenges and translate those into an integrated IP strategy. You will coordinate in a wide range of IP topics such as negotiations around IP in business deals, strategic decisions around innovation, mapping out competition- and business opportunities and acting as a true businesspartner to sales, market & application development and R&D. Will you join us in proactively creating value out of Cosun knowledge?
Using your knowledge and expertise, as our new IP (Patent) Strategist your main responsibilities will involve:
Furthermore you will assist Cosun and its business groups in their cooperation with external patent firms for invention identification, drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications, drafting of office action responses, freedom to operate studies and the drafting of various opinions on patentability and risks assessments including opinions for (in)validity and freedom to operate.
We are looking for a successful candidate that meets the following requirements:
More information about the content of this position can be obtained from Marcel van der Vaart (business development manager - plant based proteins), telephone: 0165-516041 and Andre de Haan (principal technologist), telephone: 0165-584380. Or take a look at our website: www.werkenbijcosun.nl/. This position has an initial duration of 2 years, with the intention to turn it into a long term employment.
We are looking forward to receive our motivation letter and resume. You can send it to Richard Bakx (Cosun HR) via the application form.
Agency calls are not appreciated.