Johnson & Johnson Careers

Patent Attorney

Shanghai, China

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805636774W

Work with business clients and colleagues in the Johnson & Johnson Law Department to support business and research opportunities while ensuring compliance with legislation, industry guidelines and internal policies.  Conduct freedom to operate studies and advise the business accordingly; participate in the identification of inventions and file and prosecute patent applications accordingly.   Provide strategic proactive and reactive legal advice on a wide range of proposed business and research initiatives and transactions. Help develop strategies to secure intellectual property beneficial to the business and support transactions involving such intellectual property.  Manage outside counsel relationships; lead and serve on project teams and committees to assess and implement projects in the local business and J&J Law Department. 
  University degree in scientific or technical field (preferably life sciences, pharmacy, chemistry, or related fields); member of the Chinese patent bar and preferably Chinese general bar. 5+ years experience in private practice and/or in-house with experience in patent prosecution and counseling research and business clients.  Proven legal and business judgment with an orientation to finding solutions; excellent strategic and analytical skills; desire to work in a fast-paced environment, meet stringent timelines, and handle multiple demands simultaneously; ability to work both independently and as a team player; excellent client relationship, communication and leadership skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people with varying degrees of legal exposure; some travel required as business has multiple sites in China; proficiency in English and Mandarin.
Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Medical Shanghai Ltd. (7055)
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