IP Manager

Job Title: IP Manager 

Location: Cambridge, CB5 8PB 

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Bespak’s in-house Innovation team consists of around 40 colleagues working in partnership with our customers to bring new ideas to the market and create a new generation of drug delivery devices. At the Innovation Centre we get to see our designs go from early concept stage right through to manufacture for patient use. 

As our new IP Manager you will work with colleagues across Bespak to develop and deploy our IP Strategy. You will proactively manage Bespaks patent portfolio and will continue to improve the IP Processes. 

Our IP Manager will work with Project Leaders across Bespak (and possible Consort Medical Group) to identify patentable concepts. You will explore potential licensing opportunities and will enhance in-house IP visibility and accessibility. 

About you 

Degree educated in an engineering related subject you have significant working knowledge of IP Processes and experience working with patents. You have great communication skills, are a “people person” able to build effective, positive relationships and have a “can do” attitude. 

You can demonstrate experience of compiling and submitting documentation associated with applications, patent searches and FTO. 

Ideally you have experience working in the Drug Delivery Devices field, working in compliance with Medical Devices Directive (93/42/EEC, as amended 2007/47/EEC) and US FDA 21 CFR 820, 803, 806. 

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel that they can be their real and authentic selves whilst being treated with dignity and respect. We are always happy to explore flexible working and we are a proud member of the disability confident employer scheme. We are an equal opportunity employer who will review your application based solely on your skills, experience & potential. 

What we offer you 

We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer. 

We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our colleagues including 28 days holiday plus statutory holidays, 8% employer contribution to pension scheme, private medical insurance, group life assurance, employee share schemes and an active well-being programme. 

Great locations as well as a positive, people-focused culture with charity and social activities a part of everyday life. It all contributes to creating a working environment which is friendly, supportive and nurturing. 

Millions of patients all over the world rely on what we do 

Bespak is the name behind some of the most widely used and trusted inhalation devices in the world. We are a global market leader providing pharmaceutical companies around the world with inhaler and auto-injector technologies and development and manufacturing services. 

Our values 

Integrity > Respect > Team Work > Results Driven > Customer Focus 

The culture at Bespak is driven by five core values. Integrity drives mutual Respect. Integrity and Respect are the basis for Team Work. Integrity, Respect and Team Work promote a Results Driven and Customer Focused culture. 


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