Title:  Senior Director, Brand Patent Strategy and Portfolio Management

Date:  Sep 19, 2023
Location:  Sun - Princeton - Corporate Office
Company:  Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc (USA)

Sun Pharma, Princeton, New Jersey (ON-SITE - Hybrid: 3 days in office; 2 days remote)

Senior Director, Brand Patent Strategy and Portfolio Management




To formulate effective IP strategies to have strong and enforceable branded portfolio of Sun and its entities to ensure stronger and extended LOE for commercial and late stage branded products with the objective of achieving the business target and building potential for sustained revenue growth Globally.


Area of Responsibility:


Provide strategic inputs for effective patent filing and prosecution and evaluate strength of our IP branded portfolio.


Look for potential scope of strengthening and extending LOE (Loss of Exclusivity) for our branded portfolio.


Take adequate steps to ensure FTO for our branded products including licensing of IP


Constantly monitor competition and implement effective patent filing strategy for our Branded Portfolio.


Recommend business based on regulatory, IP, marketing and legal inputs for our branded portfolio.


Keep business appraised of latest changes in IP, Regulatory, pricing and other legal aspects to help business take most informed decision.


Recommend business effective LCM strategies for our branded portfolio


Look for opportunities to generate revenue from our non -core IP assets.


Evaluate strength of our IP portfolio and recommend business way forward.


Suggest and implement additional regulatory exclusivity strategies, patent linkage and patent enforcement options for our branded portfolio globally.


Work closely with R&D, Clinical, Operations, Marketing, Legal, Regulatory and outside law firms to provide necessary IP guidance and advice for our branded portfolio.



Education and Job Qualifications:


US Patent Attorney with PhD or Masters in Pharmacy, Science, Pharmaceutical Technology with at least 10 years of experience from a Pharmaceutical Company or Law firm.




Minimum 10 years of experience working in Pharma/Life Science