The Information Analyst conducts patent and literature searches for patent attorneys relating to new biological entities (NBEs) and associated platforms. Proactively provides patent alerts with context, synopsis and analysis of real-time events that impact strategic decision-making. Implements processes for providing effective and efficient delivery of information products and services to patent attorneys.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategies to localize, search, acquire and prepare NBE scientific and patent relevant data from internal and external data sources
  • Analyze the acquired data and support our patent attorneys as they support R&D, including prior art searches, patentability searches and freedom to operate (FTO) patent searches.
  • Set up patent watches and patent monitoring activities, and maintain access to searching databases. Evaluate, select, and where necessary develop technologies and systems to ensure a further progression of the information services.
  • Present the acquired information as basis for relevant business decisions. Serve as the internal scientific contact person for the business area of biochemical, molecular biological and bio-sequence search and analysis.
  • Interfaces with Global Patent Information Services, Global Patents/Legal Services, R&D, and other key business partners.


  • BS degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or Immunology, or related scientific discipline is required, Master’s degree or PhD degree is preferred.
  • Fundamental, apt knowledge of current information Technology
  • Experience in sequence retrieval in online databases and in performing and analyzing sequence homology searches.
  • Knowledge in R&D relevant areas and in patent law in the field of pharmaceuticals would be a plus
  • Very good analytical skills and combinatorial intellectual capacity
  • Autonomous, flexible, goal- and strategy oriented ability to work
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present ideas, conceptualized approaches, as well as key results and findings, in a way that clearly relays information/knowledge in a concise format.
  • Highly effective team player

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

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