Senior Patent Attorney

PQE: 7 years +
Term: Permanent
Department: Intellectual Property
Office: Riyadh
The role

We are currently looking to recruit a Senior Patent Attorney in our Riyadh Office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Background in life sciences, preferably chemical engineering
  • +7 years of experience in patent procurement and  prosecution
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Experience in clients management
  • Experience in team management
  • Business development acumen
Skills and experience
  • Preparation of patent applications for filing in the Middle East, US, EP as well as under the PCT
  • Prosecution of patent applications regionally and internationally, including preparation of responses to office actions
  • Assist in patent litigation cases, including patent infringement, invalidation and oppositions
  • Managing patent portfolios
  • Preparing patentability, FTO and validity opinions
  • Assist the Partner & Head of Patents in managing the patents team and clients
  • Drive business development activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The department

Al Tamimi's Intellectual Property Practice has always been a pioneer in developing the practice of law and pushing its boundaries whether before Trademark, Copyright and Patent offices, or through enforcement agencies or Courts. The Department provides advice on Data Protection and Privacy, Consumer Protection, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance. Our strength and expertise extends to IP registration, portfolio management and enforcement, regulatory affairs and consumer protection, IP audits and due diligence and data privacy.

About Al Tamimi & Company

Al Tamimi & Company has unrivalled experience, having operated in the region for over 30 years. Our lawyers combine international experience and qualifications with expert regional knowledge and understanding.

We are a full-service firm, specialising in advising and supporting major international corporations, banks and financial institutions, government organisations and local, regional and international companies. Our main areas of expertise include arbitration & litigation, banking & finance, corporate & commercial, intellectual property, real estate, construction & infrastructure, and technology, media & telecommunications. Our lawyers provide quality legal advice and support to clients across all of our practice areas.

Our business and regional footprint continues to grow, and we seek to expand further in line with our commitment to meet the needs of clients doing business across the MENA region.

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