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Bayer IP Scientist - Plant Biotechnology (Chesterfield, MO in St Louis) in St. Louis, Missouri

IP Scientist - Plant Biotechnology (Chesterfield, MO in St Louis)


The primary responsibilities of this role, Intellectual Property (IP) Scientist - Plant Biotechnology (Chesterfield, MO in St. Louis), are to:

  • Proactively monitor research progress and identify patentable opportunities;

  • Coordinate interactions among research scientists and patent attorneys;

  • Search patent and technical databases;

  • Conduct FTO evaluation and IP landscape assessment;

  • Provide support to patent preparation and prosecution and draft patent applications;

  • Plan, prepare and deliver IP education to research scientists;

  • Manage IP clearance for external presentation, publication, collaboration sharing, and material transfer.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with at least three years of research experience OR Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Plant Science, Plant Biotechnology, Crop Physiology, or another closely related scientific field of study;

  • Self-motivated to succeed individually as well as on a team level;

  • Work and deliver under stringent timelines;

  • Demonstrate ability in critical and analytical thinking and attention to detail;

  • Work effectively with diverse stakeholders;

  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills with ability to clearly express complex scientific concepts in written and oral presentations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and knowledge in IP and U.S. patent laws and practice;

  • US Patent Agent or preparing for Patent Bar Exam;

  • Experience in plant biotechnology, technology evaluation and transfer.

Domestic relocation may be available for this role.

Position based in Chesterfield, MO (St. Louis area)



Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Location: Chesterfield || United States : Missouri : Chesterfield || United States : Missouri : St. Louis

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 414989

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com