|Intellectual Property Counsel|
Company: Leica Biosystems
Location: New York, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/13/2022
Expire Date: 07/13/2022
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Construction, Mining and Trades, Engineering, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Legal, Manufacturing and Production, Sales, Science, Counseling, Research & Development, Medical
Intellectual Property Counsel|
About Leica Biosystems
Leica Biosystems (LBS) associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, youre helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.
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The Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel acts as the primary IP legal resource for the Imaging portion of the Advanced Staining and Imaging business unit and the Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning strategic business unit (BUs) with a particular emphasis on digital pathology, imaging technology, software, and artificial intelligence in the cancer diagnostic industry. This position will work directly with engineers, scientists, marketers, and others involved in research and product development on IP matters as well as sales and the global Leica Biosystems IP/Legal Team.
The IP Counsel will develop an in-depth understanding of the Companys intellectual property, products and business, and will possess the ability to evaluate and balance both legal and business factors when providing legal advice. Based on a degree in Electrical or Biomedical Engineering or Computer Science (or comparable discipline), this candidate will demonstrate a broad knowledge base in areas appropriate for an experienced in-house IP Counsel at a medical technology company.
The successful candidate will have hands-on IP experience in the medical imaging, digital pathology, and artificial intelligence software space with demonstrated success in giving practical, pragmatic, cost-effective, straightforward legal advice to in-house clients. This individual values idea sharing and has a growth mindset, works well in a team environment, and is willing to try new or different approaches to problem solving, development, and IP management. This individual will have experience working on or leading a global team and communicating effectively with business partners. This individual understands the importance of operating with a global mindset and models global and cultural sensitivity.
Travel: Approximately 30% travel Domestic and International. Subject to adjustment dependent on company travel policy post COIVD-19 pandemic.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stand, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, bend, talk and hear.
While performing the duties of this job, most work is in an office environment setting. Lighting and temperature are adequate. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department or unit. This job description may be changed at any time.
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a pageDiversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.
Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable law.
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.