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IP paralegal

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We are looking for an IP paralegal to join the Inbiose team in Ghent, Belgium.

About Inbiose:

Belgium‐based Inbiose develops biotechnological processes using the proprietary Glycoactives platform to produce specialty carbohydrates such as human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). We are committed to make these complex sugars available to a large set of industries such as infant formula, dietary supplements, functional food & beverages, pet food, .... to meet the global demand for healthy and sustainable food and feed ingredients. With many products in various stages of regulatory and sales development Inbiose is poised for high growth in the coming years. The company has been established in 2013 as spin‐off from UGent University and has grown into a more than 50 FTE organisation. At our core we are entrepreneurial, value integrity and ownership mentality and are committed to high ethical and safety standards. More information about Inbiose can be found on www.inbiose.com.

 Your profile:

  • You have a background in molecular biology, pharma and/or biochemistry or have a professional bachelor in Business Management Law (rechtspraktijk) or similar

  • You are interested in admin tasks related to legal and IP in different jurisdictions

  • You have an eye for detail, are able to work in a structured way

  • You enjoy investigating and digging deeper to find answers and/or solutions

  • You have affinity for legal proceedings and its rules and deadlines

  • You can work independently and flexible, but are a team player

  • You are proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, knowledge of drawing software is a plus

  • You are fluent in English, multilingual is a plus


  • You will work closely with the multidisciplinary scientific team and the IP team on the Inbiose patent strategy and build up the internal intellectual property expertise

  • You will liaise with external IP agents

  • After an initial period of training, you will be responsible for all administration of the IP/legal department

  • If desired/interested, you can be involved in (sequence) searching and competition monitoring

  • You will be responsible for keeping our databases up-to-date and monitoring our deadlines

Our offer:

An interesting job with a lot of variety and responsibilities in a dynamic young team of collaborators in a field with a lot of future; You will be working at the Technologiepark 82, 9052 Zwijnaarde, easily reachable by bike, car or public transportation.

We offer an extensive training, under supervision, in line with your level of knowledge and experience to become a fully experienced IP paralegal. This training program may last several years and contains both on‐the‐job training and if desired classroom trainings, in‐ and/or outside Belgium. This training program aims at providing you a profound understanding of all administration relating to intellectual property rights and more in particular patent rights.


Is this the job you are looking for:

Send us your CV with a motivation letter to:

Kim Munnecom, Inbiose NV, Technology Park 82/41, 9052 Zwijnaarde or via e-mail to jobs@Inbiose.com

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