Intellectual Property Specialist – Islamic Development Bank , Saudi Arabia

Purpose:
The role is to increase awareness of the economic and social value of domestically created Intellectual Properties (IP) in the developing countries. The role is also expected to facilitate various forums for international IP and innovation specialists to share best practices in promoting IP commercialization opportunities for public and private sector in the developing world context.

Key Accountabilities:
Assists in conducting research about IP in the IsDB MCs and recommends potential exchange of best practices
Support the creation of IPR unit in the Bank
Facilitates the organization of regular forums to increase awareness of the economic and social value of domestically-created IP in developing countries and international IP and innovation specialists to share best practices
Assists in facilitating the exchange of knowledge and best practices in promoting IP commercialization opportunities for public and private sector in the developing world context
Supports IsDB in the cooperation activities with the World Intellectual Properties Organization, on mechanisms to manage structural issues that impacts IP commercialization in the developing world.

Education, Certification & Experience::
Academic and professional qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Law or related field with a focus on patents & IP.
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Intellectual Property and Patents

Languages::
English (Mandatory)
Arabic (Preferred)
French (Preferred)

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