Provide end to end support to IP Counsel(s), supporting formalities-based activities across the group for all IP topics, including patents, designs, trademarks, and copyrights.
Prepare, file and format patent/design, trademarks, and copyright documents for submission to the UK/SE/EP/PCT & USPTO as required, completing all associated docketing requirements within Danaher’s IP management tool.
Instruct foreign outside counsel as appropriate at the foreign/national stage filing completing docketing activities.
Monitor Platform central IP mailbox, docketing as appropriate and communicating with IP counsel.
Manage the docket(s) of IP counsel as assigned, maintaining due dates, meeting weekly to review.
Using EP/USPTO filing tools prepare documents to accompany official responses.
Support IP Counsel, preparing reports from Danaher's IP management tool and capturing accurate outcomes from committee reviews within the tool
Support integration of and/or divestiture of IP assets resulting from M&A activity.
Audit and update docketing system for data integrity.
Responsible for the management of inventor bonus.
Execute standardized workflows for IP prep and pros system.
Monitor deadlines, ensuring timely completion and escalate as required.
Assist in the development of processes across the Group collaborating with peers.
Draft and obtain signatures on all formal documents (assignments, declarations, POAs).
As required support & lead project initiatives across the organisation.