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Patent Attorney

posted 4 weeks ago

We are looking for a Patent Attorney 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 two HMOs sold through our partnership with a global ingredient manufacturer, four other HMOs in regulatory development and many new products in pipeline, 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 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:

  • Qualified European Patent Attorney or similar through experience, with a background in Life sciences or food technology.

  • Experienced in patent drafting, patent prosecution, FTO analysis (including sequence searches) and preferably opposition/litigation.

  • Experience in the interplay of patent rights and regulatory is a plus.

  • Experience with trademark and design protection is a plus.

  • Experience with Nagoya protocol is a plus.

  • You can work independently and flexibly but are a team player.

  • You are proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook; experience in Patentin and EPO online filing is a plus.

  • You are fluent in English, multilingual is a plus.


  • You will work closely with the multidisciplinary scientific team and Inbiose’s IP team on all aspects of Inbiose’s IP portfolio.

  • You will liaise and cooperate with external IP agents.

  • You will be responsible for part of the steadily growing IP portfolio.

  • You will support business planning and licensing initiatives.


We 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-Zwijnaarde 82, 9052 Zwijnaarde, easily accessible by bike, car and public transportation.  


Is this the job you are looking for?

Send us your CV with a motivation letter to: Kim Munnecom, Inbiose NV, Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 82, bus 41, 9052 Zwijnaarde or via e-mail to jobs@Inbiose.com

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