We are on a mission to bring tasty, safe, sustainable cultured meat to the world.
Gourmey is France’s pioneering cultivated meat company. We create delicious and sustainable restaurant-grade meats directly from animal cells.
We are looking for a mission-driven, motivated, and passionate patent attorney to roll out the Patent strategy of the company.
Reporting directly to the Head of Legal & IP, you will work in a team of three and will highly contribute to the IP policy of Gourmey.
What you will be doing:
Challenge and roll out patent strategy.Identify innovations & technical competitive advantages of Gourmey, and evaluate protection relevancy.Conduct IP studies in close collaboration with R&D teams.Draft Patents and procedures in interaction with our external patent attorneys.Manage patent portfolio.Be an active partner in developing an IP culture internally (training, tools…).Depending on profile: manage IP-related contracts, at least NDAs.Depending on profile: manage trademarks portfolio.
M.Sc. and/or Ph.D. in (Industrial) Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioprocessing of Stem Cell Biology, Food Chemistry, Food Science, or a closely related discipline.European and/or US Patent Attorney.At least 5 years of experience in the IP field, either in a patent law firm or in the industry, preferably the biotechnology or the food industryStrong analytical and writing skills, and critical thinking skills. Capable of taking a step back.Comfortable with patent databases and patent drafting.Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, while working autonomously.Fluent in both English and French, both written and spoken. We are an international team, but for this specific role, French is a must-have.Passionate about Gourmey’s mission to bring to market delicious & sustainable foods through innovation.Willingness to collaborate with all team members, to upskill on other areas of IP.Enthusiastic, with a strong work ethic and self-motivation; a sense of ownership and responsibility to drive outcomes. A positive, can-do attitude.
What we offer:
A competitive salary and participation in Gourmey’s ESOP (Employee stock option plan).Plenty of room for personal and professional development in a fast-growing startup, building the future of food through cutting-edge technologies and entering its next phase of growth. A dynamic, caring company culture and a fantastic work environment with our labs located in Paris.