Director, Legal Counsel – Canada IP

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Director, Authorized Counsel – Canada IP

Date: Mar 7, 2024


Toronto, Canada, Ontario, M1B2K9

Firm: Teva Prescribed drugs

Job Id: 54671

Who we’re

Collectively, we’re on a mission to make good well being extra inexpensive and accessible, to assist tens of millions all over the world take pleasure in more healthy lives. It’s a mission that bonds our individuals throughout almost 60 international locations and a wealthy, numerous number of nationalities and backgrounds. Working right here means working with the world’s main producer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of lots of the merchandise on the World Well being Group’s Important Medicines Record. Right this moment, at the least 200 million individuals all over the world take one in every of our medicines each single day. A tremendous quantity, however we’re at all times searching for new methods to proceed making a distinction, and new individuals to make a distinction with.

The chance

The Director, Authorized Counsel – Canada Mental Property will likely be answerable for creating and implementing IP technique for Teva’s generic merchandise for the Canadian market, will advise senior R&D and business colleagues, and can handle Canadian IP litigation (revolutionary and generic).

The place is situated at Teva Canada headquarters in Toronto or Montreal, Canada.

The way you’ll spend your day

Key Obligations

  • Develop and implement generic IP technique for Teva merchandise within the Canadian market 
  • Decide patent certification, exclusivity and carve-out technique and ways for ANDS submissions in Canada 
  • Offering portfolio administration and R&D with clearance recommendation for generic merchandise and advise Business/Launch Groups on potential product launch dates
  • Supporting value-generating enterprise initiatives with patent dispute danger, avoidance, and backbone recommendation
  • Handle Canadian patent litigation (revolutionary and generic), help in improvement of claims and defenses 
  • Oversee exterior counsel, together with work product, price range, and invoices
  • Take part in and/or lead varied authorized duties/initiatives throughout the better Worldwide Markets setting when wanted
  • Collaborate with different regional and world Authorized, Business, Portfolio, Regulatory and R&D leaders to make sure alignment and consistency in technique and operations
  • Foster the “Authorized Tone” for our moral behaviour, integrity, compliance requirements and insurance policies 
  • Set up and keep sturdy relationships with regulatory authorities to remain knowledgeable about adjustments and advocate for the corporate’s pursuits.
  • Different initiatives and duties as required/assigned

Your expertise and {qualifications}

  • Legislation diploma (JD or LLB) from a good Canadian and admitted to follow in at the least one province (admission to Ontario or Quebec most popular). Diploma in life sciences-related subject an asset.
  • A minimal 8 years’ expertise in mental property, in non-public follow or a mixture of personal follow and in home counsel.
  • Prior expertise in pharmaceutical patent opinion work is crucial
  • Expertise litigating Canada NOC circumstances required. Observe report of profitable achievements and development. Most well-liked: 
  • Have to be a member in good standing of a provincial bar in Ontario and/or Quebec
  • Sturdy communication abilities
  • Wonderful abilities in drafting and modifying authorized paperwork
  • Self-starter, superior organizational and problem-solving abilities with the power to prioritize workload and handle a number of duties
  • Capability to work below stress, balancing a number of initiatives in a fast-paced setting
  • Data of healthcare, Market Developments, Regulatory, Opponents & Buyer Insights

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