Patent Information Specialist

in a biotech company focused on the discovery, design and development of innovative peptide-based medicines

We are looking for a patent information specialist, with some experience in the patent field, preferably within the pharma/biotech industry. If this sounds like you, and you are ready to take on responsibilities with an independent attitude, you are a match for us.​

The Intellectual Property department is responsible for Zealand Pharma’s entire portfolio of patents and trademarks. We are currently a highly experienced team of two Patent Attorneys and one Trademark Manager/IP administrator. Our two overarching goals are to provide exclusivity for our products and analyze and mitigate freedom to operate risks. We work closely as a team being IP responsible for a number of Zealand Pharma projects and we have a close collaboration across the R&D organization.


As a patent information specialist in Zealand Pharma A/S your responsibilities will include:
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Bonding to innovate

Our employees are fundamental to our success, and we continue to be able to attract and retain people with vast experience and talent. We have a unique culture, characterized by excellent teamwork and strong engagement across the organization.

Making bonds is at the core of everything we do. From discovering and developing the best new peptide drugs for patients, to engaging with our partners or connecting with each other.

We bond as a result of our entrepreneurial culture where our people are encouraged to pursue their ideas and turn them into reality. We are curious about each other’s knowledge and expertise.

We bond through curiosity and playfulness as a team, allowing ourselves to challenge common thinking and drive future innovation. Zealand Pharma is a place where everyone is heard and contributes to the success, we all want to experience.

The Zealand Pharma DNA builds on four values: (1) We are bold, (2) We empower people, (3) We work as one team, and (4) We can be trusted.

Let’s bond and be bold

We offer a combined compensation package which includes a base salary, pension, bonus, and a possibility to join our employee share program. We care about our employees’ well-being and offer health insurance, use of massage, fitness, and a range of social clubs and activities

To find out more about working at Zealand, visit

Interested? Please apply no later than February 28th 2024 or as soon as possible. The applications will be reviewed as they come in.

For further information, please contact Senior Vice President, General Counsel Ravinder Chahil at +45 50 60 37 95.

About Zealand Pharma A/S

Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen: ZEAL) ("Zealand") is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines. More than 10 drug candidates invented by Zealand have advanced into clinical development, of which two have reached the market. Zealand’s current pipeline of internal product candidates focus on specialty gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases. Additionally, the portfolio includes clinical license collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim and pre-clinical license collaboration with Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Zealand is based in Copenhagen (Søborg), Denmark. For further information about the Company's business and activities, please visit or follow Zealand on LinkedIn or Twitter @ZealandPharma.

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