This is to inform our readers that there are vacancies at Lawyer’s Collective for a Legal Officer & a Technical Officer. More details about the positions follow.
Location: New Delhi
Date of joining: June/July 2015
Contract duration: One year (extendable)
The Legal Officer will work with the Affordable Medicines & Treatment Campaign (AMTC) team on drafting and filing Patent Oppositions. The work profile also includes making appearances at various patent controllers’ offices for pre and post grant patent oppositions. The Technical Officer will work with the AMTC in identifying medicines of public health relevance and its corresponding patent applications. The work profile also includes researching the chemistry of the relevant medicines, formulating patent opposition strategies, doing prior art/invalidation search and drafting and filing patent oppositions.
For Legal Officer
Bachelor’s degree in law with sound knowledge of Chemistry & Patent Law.
For Technical Officer
Doctorate or Masters in Medicinal chemistry / pharmaceutical chemistry / biochemistry /
organic chemistry or other related disciplines & sound knowledge of Patent Law.
For Legal Officer: 0-3 years experience in litigation/research.
For Technical Officer: 5-6 years experience in research in relevant field.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Spoken and written English; spoken Hindi.
Basic computer skills; Grasp over MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Please send in your CVs to [email protected]