Patent Search Specialist*

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • Law
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 1.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age: Amongst multiple programs in the pipeline, we are conducting research on a Covid-19 vaccine in our project “Lightspeed” based on our mRNA-technologies. Furthermore, we are pioneers in the development of individualized cancer therapies and in the combat against other diseases.
We aim to achieve life-changing successes for patients by being innovative, passionate and united,so get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people´s lives.

Patent Search Specialist*

As a Patent Search Specialist you will work with the Intellectual Property (IP) team to define and conduct IP-related information searches in a broad portfolio of therapeutic modalities for multiple therapeutic areas. Your main responsibilities are:
  • Communicate with BioNTech IP group to determine the scope and design of searches
  • Conduct IP-related searches which include freedom-to-operate, patentability and patent opposition or invalidity
  • Draft reports that clarify and summarize search results and present the findings to BioNTech IP group
  • Support due diligence work, monitoring competitor patent applications and patent families, and conduct legal status reviews
  • Communicate with BioNTech scientists about relevant scientific and technological developments within the immuno-oncology and infectious disease area

What you have to offer.

  • Scientific degree in a relevant science (Bachelor or Master) with several years of search experience, Immunology highly preferred
  • Exceptionally strong communicator, supportive interpersonal team player, talented at collaborating cross-functionally to communicate complex information to BioNTech IP group and contribute positively to BioNTech‘s culture
  • Technical understanding of pharmaceutical industry technologies (e.g. large and small molecule therapeutics, manufacturing and process development, and drug delivery)
  • Self-starter with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Problem solving skills, particularly in analyzing and refining searches using various search databases, and providing corresponding recommendations to the IP team

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, Margarita Hoffmann will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon).

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race, religion, color, origin, sexual orientation, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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