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Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a not-for-profit Section 8, Schedule B, Public Sector Enterprise, under Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation, addressing nationally relevant product development needs. As a Government of India enterprise, BIRAC endeavors to bring professionalism, transparency and efficiency into its functioning while providing support to catalyse the transformation of the emerging Indian bio-economy. It has a very special and unique governance structure and a very carefully developed workforce strategy that includes an enabling work environment, a work culture that is caring, fosters excellence and hires the most talented and professional workforce.

Post : Associate Consultant - IP

Position Code : CON-38
Consolidated Fee : The consolidated fee for Associate Consultant shall be Rs. 75,000/- per month.
Duration : The engagement is contractual initially for a period of one year which is extendable based on performance and organizational priorities.

Essential Qualification : 
• MSc / M Tech in life sciences/ Bio Technology/Pharma/ Agri / Plant sciences from a recognized and reputed institute. 
• Registered Indian Patent Agent. 
Desirable : • PhD in life sciences / Bio Technology / Pharma / Agri / Plant sciences. 
• Degree in Law or Diploma / Degree in Intellectual Property from a recognized and reputed institute.

Experience : Post Qualification between 03 to 10 years with Minimum 03 years of experience in providing IP services to Central/State Government or Autonomous Institutions or Public Sector Undertakings.

Desirable Skills : 
• Demonstrated writing & oral communication skills in English. 
• Demonstrated experience in managing grant programs, including grant proposal review, grantee selection, project monitoring and evaluation. 
• Strong understanding of social innovation concepts and approaches. 
• Excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, manage timelines, and meet deadlines.

Age Limit : Maximum 45 years as closing date of vacancy.

Key Responsibilities
• Conduct IP searches and Analysis - patentability / FTO / Patent Landscape by using IP search tools/databases and scientific information resources, including sequence and chemical structure searching. 
• Working knowledge of Patent searches, analysis & technology mapping. 
• Carry out aspects of IP Management including examination and drafting and coordination with empaneled Law Firms for patent drafting and prosecution of patent applications at different jurisdiction. 
• Render services for implementation of BIRAC’s PATH (Patenting & Technology Transfer for Harnessing Innovations) Scheme. 
• Assist in referred matters related to protection of plant varieties, written representations before the IPO, Appellate Board in India, miscellaneous actions under the relevant act and any other proceeding in India. 
• Provide opinion / advice on any other matters related to IP. 
• Undertake any other tasks in furtherance to the fulfilment of her responsibilities. 
• Protect the secrecy of and avoid disclosure and unauthorized use of the Confidential Information in any forum which includes formal and informal discussion/lectures/publications etc.

Employees of Central / State Govts and or other CPSEs should send a copy of their applications through proper channel in a sealed envelope at below mentioned address:-
Head [Human Resource & Administration]
Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)
5th Floor, NSIC Business Park
NSIC Bhawan, Okhla Industrial Estate
New Delhi-110020

Last date of submission of application : 13th May 2024

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