Intellectual Property Manager

Location Tokyo
Discipline Legal & Compliance
Job type Permanent
Salary negotiatable based on eperience
Reference 36046


A biotechnology company.



  • Formulate patent strategies, discover inventions, compile new applications, and review specifications (including checking translations)

  • Interim processing of pending patent applications and handling of prosecution.

  • Communicate with patent and law firms (with the opportunity for direct communication with U.S. firms)

  • Patent searches (FTO)

  • Trademark application and prosecution and management of technical information

  • Negotiation of IP license agreements with other companies and organizations, review of agreements

  • Other general corporate legal matters



  • Intellectual property person of a company doing persona flow cytometer

  • Experience in intellectual property at manufacturers of optical systems and measuring equipment

  • Practical experience related to patents (5 years or more)

  • Experience in drafting specifications and responding strategically to the Patent Office

  • Master's degree in science or higher, or equivalent knowledge

  • Business-level English & Japanese