Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd

MinION is a pocket-sized portable device used for real-time biological analysis. It is adaptable to the analysis of DNA, RNA, or proteins. MinION's simple workflow allows end-to-end experiments in many environments.

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PromethION combines MinION's simplicity of use with greater workflow flexibility through scale and a modular design. Increase throughput by analysing the same sample simultaneously in multiple flow cells, or run different samples concurrently.

The GridION system, currently in development, is a scalable real-time analysis system designed to analyse single molecules such as DNA, RNA and proteins.

Metrichor provides a cloud-based platform for real time analysis of data from nanopore devices. Applications available through Metrichor will expand with the ultimate goal of enabling the analysis of any living thing, by any user, in any environment.

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Vacancy for Patent Attorney (Bio)

Geographical Location: Oxford
Salary: Competitive
Employment Type: Full Time

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Job Description

The Role….

We are seeking an experienced (2-3 yrs PQE)  European Patent Attorney to join our IP team who will be responsible for a substantial and rapidly growing portion of our biochemistry IP estate.

The successful candidate will have a background in biochemistry but will also be someone who is comfortable with interacting with scientists/mathematicians/ engineers from other disciplines within the company.

The Details…..

Reporting to the Head of IP, this role will provide substantial flexibility in growing and shaping the patent portfolio in alignment with the business strategy as well as helping shape the future direction of the IP department.

Responsibilities include the prosecution and management of the IP estate, drafting of applications, management of relationships with external collaborators as well as other IP related aspects such as agreements and competitor monitoring. You will work closely with the internal R&D dept. and corporate team, external counsel and licensors.

What We Are Looking For…..

The ideal candidate is someone who is dynamic, self-assured, and able to work independently.

The Patent Attorney will have exceptional technical and commercial awareness with excellent communication, team working, patent prosecution/ drafting and project management skills.

We welcome applications from those with an industry or private practice background.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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