29 days old

Associate Counsel, Global IP

Mylan Inc.

For Us, It's A Mission

At Mylan, we mean it when we say we work every day to provide access to high quality medicines to the world's 7 billion people. If you are unconventional, relentless and passionate. If you believe in doing what's right, not what's easy. If you are a doer and have a passion for serving others, we want to talk to you.


Make a Difference

At Mylan, each person has the ability to make a difference. From the providers who sell and market our products, to the producers who develop and manufacture them and finally to our business partners who support the providers and producers, we all have a mission critical role. Here's how this role will help:

  • Work with product development teams as well as other cross-functional partners including portfolio, regulatory, procurement/sourcing, commercial, etc. to develop a strategy to enter markets as early as possible for every potential Mylan product.     
  • Work with internal IP global colleagues and outside patent counsel (as necessary) to develop invalidity and non-infringement positions with respect to competitor/third party patents. 
  • Regularly monitor: (1) the status of competitor or other third-party patents and applications in assigned regions/countries and advise as necessary on the impact of such to Mylan; and (2) competitor/third party patent infringement litigations or other patent proceedings and advise on the impact of the same on Mylan's products and/or development activities.
  • Counseling development teams towards the development/procurement of IP with respect to Mylan's innovative products including patentability analyses, brainstorming with development teams and drafting/prosecuting patent filings as necessary (with outside counsel assistance as necessary).  Policing Mylan IP for infringement by third parties. 
  • Assist Counsel on due diligence investigations of companies and/or products in which Mylan is interested.  
  • Provide support to the Mylan Litigation team as necessary with respect to IP-related litigation.  
  • Assist Counsel on trademark clearance and procurement matters as necessary.      
  • Review and interpret IP laws, rulings and regulations as necessary. 


Mylan hires only the best. People who thrive in a culture of innovation and empowerment. People who are active learners and have a positive attitude. People who are leaders and know that by working together we can run faster, reach higher and achieve more. By doing so, we will continue to set new standards in health care. Here are the minimum qualifications and essential functions for this position:  

  • A Juris Doctor degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience is highly preferred.  A minimum of 3 years of experience working in a law firm or in-house Intellectual Property team(s) is required.  Related experience and/or education may be considered.
  • A license to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is required. 
  • A strong background in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical arts (e.g., medical devices) as well as providing patent counsel and/or opinions related to mechanical inventions is required.
  • Advanced degree(s) in science or engineering such as organic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, mechanical engineering or chemical engineering are preferred.  
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge, complete understanding and wide application of legal principles, theories and concepts in the IP field.  Working knowledge of industry practices.  General knowledge of other related disciplines. Special knowledge and experience in area of IP.  
  • Proficiency in speaking, comprehending, reading and writing English is required.

Why Mylan?

If you want to be part of a global health care company that is making a difference and changing lives, Mylan may be the place for you. With a workforce of more than 35,000 worldwide, we can make a difference. We encourage you to visit Mylan.com to learn more about our unconventional culture, our approach to doing business and how we plan to set new standards in health care.


Mylan offers competitive salary, excellent benefits and an environment conducive to professional growth and advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability or protected veteran status. Mylan is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 


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