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Patent Specialist

Bachem is a listed technology-based company focused on peptide chemistry. The company provides a full range of services to the pharma and biotech industries. It specializes in the development of innovative, efficient manufacturing processes and the reliable production of peptide-based active pharmaceutical ingredients. A comprehensive catalog of biochemicals and exclusive custom syntheses for research labs complete the service portfolio. Headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in Europe, the US and Asia, the group has a global reach with more experience and know-how than any other company in the industry. Towards its customers, Bachem shows total commitment to quality, innovation and partnership.

Our growing intellectual property (IP) team is looking for a patent specialist. The IP team is located at Bachem’s headquarter in Bubendorf and reports directly to the Corporate Executive Committee. It provides services to all sites and is the global business partner for IP related questions.


Your Tasks

·        Support R&D process development with patent searches and analyses

·        Coordinate and contribute to freedom-to-operate analyses

·        Act as a liaison between inventors and external attorneys

·        Monitor patent applications by competitors

·        Help to identify in house inventions

·        Assist in patent prosecution


Your Profile

·        University degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field

·        Sound understanding of organic chemistry

·        Further education in the IP field

·        Experience in patent searches and preliminary analysis

·        Experience in patent prosecution

·        Full professional proficiency in English, good command of German is an advantage

·        Efficient communication, team player

·        Self-motivated, well organized personality

·        You strive for high-quality results in time



We offer - an interesting, varied work in a highly motivated small team. A chance to take responsibility in executing and helping to shape Bachem’s IP strategy. We are glad to support your further training in line with business needs. Flexible working time models possible, including part time.


Are you interested? Please contact Mr André Karrer (Senior HR Business Partner)

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