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Patent Specialist 60-100% (f/m)

The Swiss based Bachem Group is a public, innovation-driven company specializing in the development and manufacturing of pepTides and oligonucleoTides. As a full service provider Bachem offers products for clinical development and commercial applications as well as a comprehensive catalog and exclusive custom synthesis. With 50 years of experience and subsidiaries in Switzerland, the United States, the United Kingdom and Japan, Bachem is the partner of choice for the biotech and pharma industry worldwide.  
Bachem. Leading Partner in Tides 

In order to continue our organic growth, we are constantly looking for talent.

Our intellectual property (IP) team is looking for a patent specialist. The team is the global business partner for IP related questions, is located at Bachem’s headquarter in Bubendorf, and reports directly to the Corporate Executive Committee. It plays a crucial role in achieving Bachem’s strategic business objectives by securing inventions and ensuring freedom to operate.


Your Responsibilities

•    Identify in house inventions
•    Draft patent applications, coordinate prosecution before various offices
•    Act as a liaison between inventors and external attorneys
•    Guide R&D process development with patent searches and analyses
•    Coordinate and contribute to freedom-to-operate analyses
•    Monitor patent applications by competitors
•    Manage trademark portfolio


Your Profile

•    University degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field 
•    Sound understanding of organic chemistry
•    Further education in the IP field, preferably qualified patent attorney
•    Experience in patent searches and preliminary analysis
•    Experience in patent prosecution
•    Full professional proficiency in English, good command of German 
•    Efficient communication, team player
•    Self-motivated, well organized personality
•    You strive for high-quality results in time


We offer exiting, varied work in a highly motivated small team. An opportunityto take responsibility in executing and shaping the IP strategy of our innovation and technology driven, growing company. We are glad to support your further training in line with business needs. Flexible working time models possible, including part time.


Interested? Please submit your application with full supporting documents (motivation letter, CV, testimonials, diplomas) online to Iris Hreinsdottir (Senior HR Business Partner).