Global Patent Attorney, 8+ PQE

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    Corporate & Commercial

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    Melvin Ling

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    22 days ago

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Our client is a global leading chemicals MNC specializing in the agricultural field. They are looking for a seasoned Intellectual Property professional to join their regional HQ in Singapore. This is a high visibility role up to the CEO with a significant level of autonomy and legal decision making power. Reporting into the Global General Counsel with immediate direct reports.

Role & Responsibility:

  • Patent enforcement, litigation and implementing/improving global strategy along with business stakeholders.
  • Liaising with global and regional teams to ensure initiatives and strategies are consistent.
  • Key decision maker in choosing the panel of external lawyers on litigation in key geographies.
  • Keeping business stakeholders up to date on latest developments and case progress.
  • Working with R&D scientists to investigate and protect patent developments.


  • Qualified patent attorney with a technical degree, ideally in chemistry.
  • 8+ PQE gained from either law firms or in-house capacity, preferably both.
  • Proven experience in monitoring, investigating and challenging patent rights through litigation in an international setting
  • Effective communication skills, turning complex legal issues into plain English to explain to non-legal stakeholders
  • Sound legal judgement with demonstrated success in an international collaborative cross-cultural environment

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