Head of IP

PARIS, FRANCE          FULL-TIME

At Eligo, we are passionate about developing new drugs to address unmet medical needs!

Eligo is building a platform technology to produce an arsenal of eligobiotics to target a wide range of bacterial species. With such a capability, Eligo is poised to lead the new generation of precision microbiome engineering companies. To protect our creations and ensure our competitiveness, we are constantly increasing the number of patents we own, while making sure that none of our work infringes on anyone else’s IP.

We are looking for IP experts who will thrive in the rapidly-expanding field of genetic engineering. The ideal candidate has vast experience in this field and has worked with both the European Patent Office and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

You will work with our scientists and executive team to determine appropriate patents or other IP for Eligo, and take the lead in their development.

Responsibilities

  • Translate Eligo’s inventions into well-protected intellectual property
  • Work with and advise the executive team on patent development and submission strategy
  • Work closely with the scientists when crafting patents

Requirements

  • Excellent oral communication and written skills in English and French
  • Excellent legal analytical skills, good business sense, and strong technical background
  • Be able to distill and communicate complex IP matters to non-experts
  • 2-3 years of Previous experience in industry