Teva Pharmaceuticals Senior Legal Counsel, European IP & Regulatory Litigation in Harlow, United Kingdom
Senior Legal Counsel, European IP & Regulatory Litigation
Date: Nov 25, 2021
Location: Harlow, GB, CM20 2FB
Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals
Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas. We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!
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A day in the life of a Senior Legal Counsel...
We are currently looking for a Senior Legal Counsel in our Teva Harlow site (Essex) to join the European IP & Regulatory Litigation department to support the European business through pan-European regional patent litigation.
Main accountabilities will be:
Working with the patents, commercial and regulatory teams to develop product launch strategies
Developing and managing complex, high value pan-European pharmaceutical patent litigation strategies to advance Teva’s commercial objectives
Building relationships with key business partners and advising on patent litigation and other aspects of the litigation team’s work
Collaborating with global colleagues for parallel product launches and litigation
Investigating and assessing disputes, developing settlement strategies, advising the business and leading negotiations
Developing policy positions in collaboration with global colleagues and advocating for these positions both internally and with external industry associations
Providing policy expertise to internal government affairs and business colleagues
Instructing and managing external law firms and counsel ensuring adherence with strict cost management principles at all times
Preparing emails/memos of advice, drafting court documents, detailed correspondence and settlement documentation
Managing several established dispute resolution processes and pro-actively considering measures to improve the efficient resolution and/or prevention of disputes
Implementing existing and developing further, litigation team policies and processes
Assisting with risk management/dispute prevention initiatives
Do you have...?
Proven experience of international IP litigation within a pharmaceutical/life sciences company or law firm representing equivalent clients
Proven track record of managing a complex and high value/impact caseload and operating with the highest degree of integrity
Business understanding of the pharmaceutical industry
Ability to develop cross functional / cultural relationships
Excellent working knowledge in pharmaceutical patent law
Qualified lawyer from an EU or UK jurisdiction
Excellent communicator and analytical.
Able to convey and discuss IP issues in clear understandable terms
Fluent in written and spoken English
What do we offer you?
Permanent and full-time contract
Bonus scheme + car or car allowance with a new car policy which encourages electric vehicles
25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
Benefits including health insurance, life assurance, critical illness insurance, company pension, gymflex and cycle to work scheme
Programme of Wellbeing initiatives including on-site Creative Rooms, Employee Assistance Programme, Wellbeing Champions
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