Description: Directs outside counsel in connection with the Patent prosecution and maintenanceprocesses. Identifies opportunities to strengthen and realign patent Novellus applications and patents with technology shift and anticipated industry trends. Educates Novellus inventors in ways to increase the quantity, quality and strategic focus of invention disclosures. Coordinates with inventors and patent attorneys during the preparation of new patent applications. Attends design reviews, brainstorming sessions and other Business Unit gatherings in order to capture IP and protect the business' technology roadmap. Also serves as a resource on IP coverage, prior art and other relevant IP-related information, as well as reviews and analyzes the competitive IP landscape for key Business Unit technologies and supports the company's patent litigation process.
Knowledge: A broad knowledge and scientific understanding of Novellus' products, competitors and customers.
Experience: Typically requires patent legal experience and a JD.
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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: San Jose, CA