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IP Clerk (Patent Docketing)

Местоположение Миссиссога, Онтарио, Канада Идентификатор вакансии R-193721 Дата публикации 05/08/2024

IP Clerk

Hybrid Work- on average 3 days/week from office

Minimum 1 day from our Mississauga office and 2 days from our Mississauga or Downtown office

AstraZeneca is shaping the future of healthcare by expanding our global presence and harnessing innovation to make an even greater impact on society and the planet. As part of this vision, we are thrilled to announce the establishment of a new Legal Operations Centre in Mississauga, Canada. This state-of-the-art hub will centralize our Legal operational functions, including IP operations, promoting collaboration, knowledge sharing, and the integration of cutting-edge technology. Situated in a region renowned for its healthcare focus and proximity to top-tier talent and research facilities, our new centre is set to become a
cornerstone of AstraZeneca's 2030 Bold Ambition. Join us in this exciting new chapter as we build sustainable, digitally enabled workplaces designed to inspire and empower our teams to deliver life-changing medicines to the world.

Protecting our intellectual property is at the core of AstraZeneca’s future success. Join our team as a IP Clerk where you will provide essential and specialized support relating to the filing, procurement, and maintenance of patent applications and patents throughout all phases of US, European, and international patent prosecution. You will be part of a collaborative, close-knit team that takes pride in its meticulous attention to detail and expertise in patent procurement.

Typical Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the daily docketing of all patent-related correspondence received from foreign agents, outside counsel, and patent offices worldwide, including the US Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office.

  • Process all outgoing correspondence related to AstraZeneca’s patent portfolio and update our docketing system accordingly.

  • Maintaining our electronic patent prosecution files in our document management system.

  • Work on docketing-related projects as required or requested by the IP group.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • At least 2 years of patent docketing experience, including US and international patent docketing experience.

  • Knowledge of US and foreign patent prosecution processes.

  • Proficiency in industry-standard docketing systems and document management systems.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Proficiency in Outlook, Adobe, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams (or similar videoconferencing system).

  • Ability to work in a paper-free, open-space environment.

  • Proactive, flexible to change and varying workloads, able to work well under pressure.

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to foster a positive and energized working environment.

Recognizing the importance of individualized flexibility, our ways of working allow employees to balance personal and work commitments while ensuring we continue to create a strong culture of collaboration and teamwork by engaging face-to-face in our offices 3 days a week. Our head office is purposely designed with collaboration in mind, providing space where teams can come together to strategize, brainstorm and connect on key projects.

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion and providing a workplace that is free from discrimination. AstraZeneca is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Such accommodation is available on request in respect of all aspects of the recruitment, assessment and selection process and may be requested by emailing AZCHumanResources@astrazeneca.com.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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