You will be located in Lund, Sweden and you will report to the Senior Counsel, Legal-IP. The paralegal team supports Lund but also has responsibility for IP-related matters coming out of research in Italy and France, via external agents. Furthermore, there will be an increasing need to support activity coming out of China and India. Paralegal colleagues are also employed in Germany and the USA at the respective research facilities.
Your main tasks will cover the following activities:
❖ Provide formalities in support of the IP function; including docketing, filing and validation of applications.
❖ Take on the role of a ‘Super-User’ of the database system – Patricia.
❖ Support decision forums attended by the key stakeholders.
❖ Process documentation relating to assignments, power of attorney, duty to disclose etc.
❖ Provide IP related reports.
❖ Conduct IP related searches (e.g. for bibliographic information) and competitive intelligence searches and other similar tasks; including administrative tasks required to support the IP function.
❖ Provide wider administrative duties as and when required.