Becton, Dickinson Interventional (BDI) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 65,000 people across 50 countries around the world. Founded more than 100 years ago, BDI pioneered many devices that are cornerstones of modern healthcare. BD - PI is the vascular division within BDI and focusses on interventional products for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), end stage renal disease (ESRD), and Cancer.
We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness, respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded.
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Becton, Dickinson & Company is seeking a patent attorney with 5-10 years legal experience to be located at its Peripheral Intervention business unit in Tempe, AZ. The general responsibilities include managing the IP work including patent preparation and prosecution, freedom to operate analysis and diligence. This position reports to the Associate General Counsel, IP and is a dedicated, full-time position to support a leading medical device company’s growing global IP practice. The successful candidate must be able to work independently, develop and maintain strong relationships with the business and R&D communities.
The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position.
Patent attorney with engineering background, preferably in mechanical or biomedical, and one to five years patent prosecution experience in a law firm or in-house legal counsel.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls and office equipment. The associate frequently is required to talk and hear. The associate is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. Becton, Dickinson and Company is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.