Senior Corporate Counsel, Patents – Large Corporation – Seattle, Wash.

AmazonAmazon's legal department is looking for a talented patent attorney to lead a team that supports Amazon Web Services (AWS), a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com that is blazing new trails as a pioneer in the fast-growing cloud computing industry. Amazon Web Services is at the forefront of the "cloud" computing and service industry providing IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, database, content delivery, message queuing, mobile application developer tools, software-as-service products, and more.

If you have a passion for innovative technology, this is the place for you. You will have significant influence on the development and execution of our patent strategy and will solve cutting edge intellectual property issues. Responsibilities include client counseling, third party IP investigations and actively working with outside counsel to manage filing, prosecuting and maintaining our growing US and foreign patent portfolio. The ideal candidate will become embedded with the builders of our newest technologies, while helping shape the products and services as they come to market.

The successful candidate must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Compensation based on experience and includes equity compensation.

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+years of legal experience (with at least three years at a law firm) as patent attorney
  • Juris Doctor and membership in good standing in at least one state bar is required
  • Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Additional Qualifications

  • Understanding of a wide variety of technology areas including: web services, digital media, virtualization, data storage, database, operating systems, mobile applications, content delivery, and e-commerce
  • Ability to identify effective methods of protecting intellectual property created from software, hardware and internet related products and services
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in communicating business and intellectual property issues with and between developers, engineers and business leaders
  • Ability to be responsible for intellectual property related activities for several business and technology teams, including training the business on patent filing and strategy, idea harvesting, management of patent application preparation and prosecution, addressing third party patent issues, and assisting in patent acquisitions and licensing
  • Ability to assist in-house and outside litigation counsel in patent litigation issues
  • Ability to counsel other Amazon lawyers with intellectual property issues that affect the business
  • Have personally prepared and prosecuted at least 40 patent applications for AWS related technology
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Able to provide advice and counsel to businesses on open source software related patent issues
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, and follow through and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and computer skills
  • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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For more information and to apply online, visit the listing's page on our website: http://www.amazon.jobs/job/243350/senior-corporate-counsel-patents.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Corporate Counsel, Patents – Large Corporation – Seattle, Wash.

AmazonAre you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history with Amazon’s legal department.

If you have a passion for innovative technology, want to help grow the patent portfolio of the world’s largest online retail business, this is the place for you. As a member of the patent group for one or more Business Segment, you will directly interact with the business and technology teams to introduce and protect new and innovative technology. Responsibilities include direct client counseling, third party IP investigations and actively working with outside counsel to manage filing, prosecuting and maintaining our growing US and foreign patent portfolio. The ideal candidate will become embedded with the builders of our newest technologies, while helping shape the products/services as they come to market.

Every day across the world we develop the ideas, the services and the products that make life easier for tens of millions of customers, and make good things happen faster. From providing Earth’s Biggest Selection of products to developing ground breaking software and devices that change entire industries. Amazon is a place of invention and progressive thinking.

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+years of legal experience (with at least two years at a law firm) as patent attorney.
  • Juris Doctor and membership in good standing in at least one state bar is required.
  • Registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of a wide variety of technology areas including: web services, digital media, e-commerce and business method patents.
  • Ability to identify effective methods of protecting intellectual property created from software, hardware and internet related products and services.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in communicating business and intellectual property issues with and between developers, engineers and business leaders.
  • Ability to be responsible for intellectual property related activities for at least one business segment, including training, idea harvesting, patent application preparation and prosecution and addressing third party issues in a fast paced, frugal environment.
  • Have personally prepared and prosecuted at least 20 e-commerce/internet related patent applications.
  • Admitted to the Washington State Bar Association preferred.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills
  • Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact
For more information and to apply online, visit the listing's page on our website: http://www.amazon.jobs/job/260657/corporate-counsel-patents.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Expert – Large Corporation – Portland, Ore.

Nike Nikeseeks a Patent Expert who will research innovation developments for utility patent opportunities; direct drafting and prosecution of utility patent applications by outside counsel, and interface with outside counsel and inventors to finalize utility patent applications.

The candidate must possess the ability to interface with colleagues having a wide array of expertise in areas of design, science, and engineering in a continually dynamic environment. You'll report on metrics that monitor the pace and efficiency of the patent procurement process. You'll assist in managing the investigation process by collaborating with the Innovation, Product, Trademark, Litigation and Patent groups. You'll provide for intellectual property protection of relevant Nike products and innovations and consult with outside attorneys.

You'll maintain a high level of awareness of all current Nike development projects, production techniques, and materials relating to Nike products. You'll manage and maintain the system of obtaining timely disclosures of new technologies and IP strategic plans from Nike footwear teams. You'll provide these teams with strategies for managing information dissemination with regard to such patents.

  • Bachelor's degree in science or engineering
  • At least 7 years' patent application and/or prosecution experience preferred
  • Technical background recognized by the Patent Office for registration
  • Member of the Patent Bar
  • Understanding the patenting process
  • Understanding of quality control procedures, manufacturing processes and production techniques
  • Strong understanding of research methodologies and how they relate to manufacturing and product development
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies
  • Strategic planning skills helpful
  • Must have a high level of engineering skills and knowledge

We're interested in learning more about you and appreciate you taking the time to apply online.

Nike, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) that strives to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: http://jobs.nike.com/search/patent-expert.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Portland, Oregon

Sr. Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – St. Louis, Mo.

Sigma-Aldrich Sigma-Aldrichis seeking a Senior Patent Attorney to work in its St. Louis, Mo., offices. The successful candidate will be an experienced patent attorney responsible for supporting active research, development and licensing programs. The position includes a variety of responsibilities such as capturing invention disclosures, performing and managing prosecution, analyzing third-party patents, and conducting due diligence related to potential acquisitions.

Essential Job Function

  • Experience in intellectual property licensing and litigation.
  • Management of worldwide patent strategies.
  • Align a growing, worldwide patent portfolio with a dynamic business, including the capture and review of invention
  • disclosures and the preparation of recommendations for the Intellectual Property Review Committee.
  • Independently draft and prosecute patent applications of particular importance to Sigma’s business and manage domestic
  • and foreign outside counsel in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
  • Advise on the acquisition, development, and commercialization of third-party technologies and related intellectual property
  • matters.
  • Experience in conducting and drafting FTO and patentability searches and opinions.
  • Advise on third-party patent claims against products and technologies.
  • Support patent licensing and enforcement activities.
  • Provide information and training to internal groups as required regarding patent protection procedures and programs.
  • Provide such other patent, licensing and intellectual property support as may be assigned.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a patent attorney in a top-tier law firm, and, preferably some experience working in-house.
  • Juris doctor degree.
  • Admission to a state bar and USPTO.
  • Masters degree or PhD in chemistry or material science.
  • Self-initiative and ability to work with minimum of direction under pressure.
  • Superior communication, organization and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications.

Sigma-Aldrich offers a highly motivational and rewarding working environment with attractive salary, benefits, retirement, relocation and incentive packages including tuition reimbursement. Sigma-Aldrich fosters the growth of employees in a culture of respect and dignity with ample opportunity for career advancement. Sigma-Aldrich is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Contact
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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and High Technology company whose biochemical, organic chemical products, kits and services are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostics and high technology manufacturing. Sigma-Aldrich customers include more than 1.3 million scientists and technologists in life science companies, university and government institutions, hospitals and industry. The Company operates in 35 countries and has nearly 9,000 employees whose objective is to provide excellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to accelerating customer success through innovation and leadership in Life Science and High Technology. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit its website at www.sigma-aldrich.com.

Sr. Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – San Francisco, Calif.

Logo Dolby Laboratories is seeking a Senior Patent Counsel. Be part of the exciting future of entertainment and add your talents to those of an amazing team. For more than 40 years Dolby has led the way in developing innovative entertainment products and technologies used by consumers and professionals worldwide. Innovations from Dolby can be heard in consumer audio and video products, entertainment software, and professional sound applications, including music recording, broadcasting, and sound for motion pictures.

Our company philosophy encourages creativity, collaboration, and the desire to perceive things differently. We offer a unique and rich array of benefits, including a flexible work schedule and an assortment of health coverage options. We are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be an experienced patent attorney responsible for supporting active research, development and licensing programs. The position includes a variety of responsibilities such as capturing invention disclosures, performing and managing prosecution, analyzing third-party patents, and conducting due diligence related to potential acquisitions.

Job Functions

  • Align a growing, worldwide patent portfolio with a dynamic business, including the capture and review of invention disclosures and the preparation of recommendations for the invention review committee.
  • Manage domestic and foreign outside counsel in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.
  • Draft and prosecute patent applications of particular importance to Dolby’s business.
  • Advise on the acquisition, development, and commercialization of third-party technologies and related intellectual property matters.
  • Advise on third-party patent claims against products and technologies.
  • Support patent licensing and enforcement activities.
  • Provide information and training to internal groups as required regarding patent protection procedures and programs.
  • Provide such other patent, licensing and intellectual property support as may be assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a patent attorney in a top-tier law firm, and, preferably some experience working in-house.
  • Juris doctor degree.
  • Admission to the California State Bar and USPTO.
  • Masters degree in electrical engineering with an emphasis on digital signal processing or bachelors degree with equivalent experience, especially in the area of audio and/or video signal processing.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Self-initiative and ability to work with minimum of direction under pressure.
  • Superior organization and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in intellectual property licensing and litigation.
  • Experience in standard bodies and patent pools.
  • Management of worldwide patent strategies.

Contact
Apply online by using this link: https://careers-dolby.icims.com/jobs/2341/sr-patent-counsel/job?mode=apply&iis=Job+Boards&iisn=Patentlyo.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: San Francisco, California

Now Dolby is defining high-definition audio and systems for delivering breathtaking digital cinema. Our long-standing commitment to research and development enables our focus to remain on solutions that work today and are prepared for the future. That’s what keeps us on the leading edge of the industry.

Patent Attorney/Agent – Large Corporation – Bothell, Wa.

Seattle Genetics Seattle Geneticsis seeking is a patent attorney or agent with 4-8 years of prosecution experience in organic chemistry or peptide chemistry, and preferably antibody-drug conjugates.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft and prosecute patent applications involving organic chemistry and antibody-drug conjugates
  • Collaborate with research personnel to develop and execute patentability strategies for new chemotypes and antibody-drug conjugates
  • Conduct patentability and freedom to operate studies for new chemotypes and antibody drug conjugates
  • Supervise external patent counsel
  • Requirements (technical skills, key characteristics, education, etc.):
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • For attorneys, member of a state bar and eligible to be admitted to practice in Washington state
  • 4-8 years of organic chemistry prosecution experience
  • BA/BS in organic chemistry or related degree; advanced degree preferred
  • Ability to independently draft and prosecute patent applications
  • Substantial experience in domestic and foreign patent prosecution
  • Familiarity with patentability and FTO searches
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills
  • Large IP law firm training preferred
  • Seattle Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact
Apply online by using this link: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SEAGEN&cws=4&rid=1293.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Bothell, Washington

Patent Search Analyst – Small Corporation – Evanston, Ill. (or telecommute)

Cardinal Intellectual Property Cardinal IPis seeking Patent Search Analysts to add to our team! This role will be responsible for conducting patentability, infringement, validity, freedom to operate, clearance, and landscape searches for our private clients, as well as performing search work through our government contract and rendering opinions* based on the search results. As an Analyst, you are free to work from home or a remote office.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently conduct patentability, validity, infringement, freedom to operate, clearance and landscape searches
  • Prepare written opinions based on search results for Patent Cooperation Treaty International Patent Applications

Education and Experience

  • In the following technical areas a minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required: Computer and Information Sciences; Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Biomedical Engineering; Life Sciences; Physical Sciences
  • In the areas of Biotechnology and/or Chemistry a minimum of a Masters Degree is required (PhD and/or JD preferred)
  • Current high need areas are in the Mechanical, Biomedical, Electrical, Chemical, and Computer arts.

Other Qualifications

  • JD is a plus, but not required
  • Prior art searching experience is a major plus
  • Proficiency in database searching
  • Excellent attention to details, analytical and critical thinking, - proof-reading abilities, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively alone

Cardinal Intellectual Property is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal or State law.

*Please note: these opinions are not legal opinions. Cardinal IP is a legal services company, not a law firm.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Evanston, Illinois (or telecommute)

Cardinal Intellectual Property is a patent search and services company. Our staff includes scientists, patent agents, attorneys, and former patent examiners who conduct thorough, in-depth patent research and analysis. We also provide intellectual property monitoring services for areas ranging from docketing, to trademarks and copyrights to competitive intelligence, litigation and licensing. Our offices are located in downtown Evanston, only a few blocks from Northwestern's campus and close to the Davis Street el stop. You can visit our website, www.cardinal-ip.com, for more information about our company.

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Seattle, Wash.

The Boeing Company The Boeing Companyis seeking a Patent Attorney to work in its Seattle, Wash., offices. As a member of the Patent Bar, and in the development and management of a global patent portfolio for the enterprise, directs and approves key decisions regarding patent preparation and prosecution, European oppositions, foreign filing country selection, termination of prosecution, appeals, and portfolio pruning. Evaluates invention disclosures from across the enterprise. Oversees new patent preparation and prosecution work with domestic and foreign outside counsel, including review and revision of work product. Makes decisions regarding prosecution and claim scope based on technical merits, business value, and overall adequacy of available protection. Efficiently manages a large docket of domestic and foreign pending prosecution matters. Revises U.S. applications for filing under the PCT or in foreign countries. As a subject matter expert, serves as a mentor and a lead and is sought out by teammates to provide guidance and insight on patent prosecution matters.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Do you have a minimum of ten (10) years of patent prosecution experience as a registered practitioner?

Typical Education/Experience
Technical bachelor's degree and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 12 or more years' or a PhD degree with typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

Other Job Related Information
The anticipated work location will be Seattle, WA. This position will involve occasional travel. Registration to practice before the USPTO is required. Technical background in electrical engineering is preferred. Advanced engineering/science degrees, as well as business and law degrees, and related work experience will be given appropriate consideration.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: http://ad.au.doubleclick.net/clk;274722391;101334010;l?http://jobs-boeing.com/seattle/intellectual-property/jobid4940427-ip-portfolio-development-%EF%B9%A0amp;-management-5-jobs?ss=paid.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Seattle, Washington

Patent Coordinator II – Large Corporation – Melville, N.Y.

Canon USA, Inc. Canon U.S.A., Inc.is currently seeking a Patent Coordinator II to join our Corporate office in Melville, NY. This position will support patent attorneys in day-to-day patent prosecution activities as well as provide general office support as needed to the Intellectual Property Division's Senior Director.

Responsibilities

  • Provide patent prosecution administrative support, includes working with patent attorneys/agents to file formal papers
  • Maintain/update patent database as needed
  • Correspond with clients as needed
  • Assist in preparing routine legal documents and reports
  • Provide other administrative support as needed

Qualifications

  • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent, plus 2-5 years of patent prosecution administrative support experience.
  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic MS Office skills (Word, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat

Canon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://jobs-cusa.icims.com/jobs/4796/patent-coordinator-ii/job.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Melville, New York

Canon U.S.A., Inc., headquartered in Melville, New York, is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2013, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the tenth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past three years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. Canon U.S.A's extensive product line and digital solutions enable businesses and consumers worldwide to capture, store and distribute information. †Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office

Patent Agent – Large Corporation – Rockleigh, N.J.

Crestron Crestronhas an opening for a Patent Agent. Candidate must be admitted to the USPTO.

Responsibilities are expected to include the following

  • Preparing strategic, high quality patents protecting Crestron's products and services
  • Actively participating in Crestron's invention disclosure review process to help assure that Crestron's best inventions are identified and patented
  • Working closely with Crestron engineers to identify and protect inventions that are important to Crestron
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship

Skills and Education Requirements

  • BS degree in an Engineering discipline (e.g., Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering), or Computer Science
  • Master Degree Preferred
  • Candidate must have 5+ years of patent preparation experience, preferably in the Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Engineering, or Computer Science fields.
  • Candidate must have personally prepared 10+ original patent applications in the past 24 months.

Contact
Apply by emailing Miriam Thomas at: miriam.thomas@crestron.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Rockleigh, N.J.

Crestron is the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Offering integrated solutions to control audio, video, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate boardrooms, conference rooms, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes.

Patent Docket Paralegal – Large Corporation – Phoenix, Ariz.

ON Semiconductor On Semiconductoris seeking a docket specialist to support its Intellectual Property (IP) legal department. Position will work closely with corporate inventors, in-house and outside legal counsel, the US patent and trademark office, and other patent and trademark offices around the world.

Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to the following)

  • Track critical information for a growing worldwide patent and trademark portfolio in a docketing database
  • Docketing new invention disclosures
  • Docketing new patent applications
  • Docketing pending patent applications
  • Preparing reports for docketing meetings
  • Preparing for annuity review meetings, and other patent related presentations
  • Knowledge of and implementation of rule changes that impact docketing procedures

Requirements

  • 5+ years patent docketing experience in a corporate environment or law firm
  • Expert knowledge of all phases of domestic and foreign patent prosecution, patent procedures, deadlines, and rules
  • Proficient with patent docketing software, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. Able to quickly learn other software programs
  • Able to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player

Contact
Apply online by using this link: http://tinyurl.com/l6zsffl.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Phoenix, Arizona

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) is driving innovation in energy efficient electronics, empowering design engineers to reduce global energy use. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power and signal management, logic, discrete and custom solutions to help customers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, LED lighting, medical, military/aerospace and power supply applications. ON Semiconductor operates a responsive, reliable, world-class supply chain and quality program, and a network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and design centers in key markets throughout North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions.

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Wayne, N.J.

Maquet Maquet is seeking a Patent Attorney who will report directly to the General Counsel and will (i) provide patent drafting and prosecution services, assuring protection of the company’s legal rights and ability to market and sell its products, and (ii) review and draft contracts for the company (both general business related and intellectual property related).

Requirements

  • Patent prosecution, including the preparation, filing, and prosecution of new patent applications.
  • Draft and review business contracts, including supply and manufacturing agreements, purchase agreements, licenses, etc.
  • Supporting counsel in the preparation of intellectual property related legal opinions on issues such as freedom to operate, ownership, infringement, and validity.
  • Supporting patent related due diligence in commercial transactions such as acquisitions, divestitures, and licensing.
  • Communicate effectively with R&D on patent matters.

Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Bar (NJ or NY preferred).
  • Undergraduate degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or physics strongly preferred.
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
  • A minimum of three year's patent prosecution experience. Experience reviewing and drafting contracts is a plus.
  • Must be familiar with patent related case law and have experience in analyzing the patentability of inventions and the validity of patents, and drafting related opinions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) is essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate comfortably at all levels within business clients, and with multinational personnel from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and locations.
  • Be highly motivated, with the ability to pro-actively organize a heavy workload and demonstrate excellent analytical abilities.
  • A flexible and proactive approach to problems and demands, with the ability to thrive on challenge and react quickly and positively to a fast-moving and challenging environment.
  • A record of providing legal services in a timely, accurate, and professional manner.

MAQUET is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact
For a full description and to apply, please visit: https://career2.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=681&company=Getinge&username=.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Wayne, New Jersey

Patent / IP Attorney – Large Corporation – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (“SABIC”)SABIC is seeking high caliber Patent Attorneys to join its global legal function in Saudi Arabia.

You will be primarily responsible for supporting the Business, Manufacturing and Technology & Innovation teams in the Middle East & Africa, in developing and implementing IP strategy, providing legal and IP counseling and contract support to enhance the value of SABIC technology. This will include advising on, drafting and negotiating IP agreements and patent portfolio management, patent preparation, prosecution and maintenance, patent litigation and IP due diligence.

SABIC requires both a technical degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or life sciences, and a Law Degree. Admission to a recognized bar (USPTO, European Patent Office, etc.) is essential. A minimum of 5 years’ legal experience is required, ideally from the US, UK or Europe.

These roles (located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) provide ambitious lawyers with a superb opportunity to work as part of a world class legal function across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. In addition, you will benefit from an expat package that includes a bonus, housing, transportation, children's school fees and other benefits.

Contact
Apply by emailing Elizabeth Williams at elizabeth@ews-search.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

SABIC is one of the world’s leading and most profitable manufacturers of chemicals, plastics, fertilizers and metals. With annual revenues of $50 billion and around 40,000 employees in 40 countries, SABIC was estimated by Forbes in 2011 to be the second largest global diversified chemicals company in the world. With significant investments in technology and innovation planned for 2013 and beyond, the Company is poised to continue its rapid global expansion. To help support this growth, it is now recruiting a number of high caliber Patent Attorneys to join its global legal function which already boasts 100 legal professionals worldwide.

Patent Attorney – Large Corporation – Rochester, N.Y.

Carestream Health, Inc. Carestream Healthis seeking a patent attorney to support its medical imaging equipment and software products, with primary responsibility for digital product development and technology innovations, such as the Carestream DRX-1 System and the Carestream DRX-Revolution Mobile X-ray System. The attorney will be located at Carestream’s Rochester, New York office.

Responsibilities

  • Draft patent applications
  • Prosecute patent applications, both in the United States and internationally.
  • Manage outside counsel involved in international prosecution.
  • Provide legal counsel regarding patentability of new products and technologies.
  • Provide legal counsel regarding infringement and validity issues.
  • Provide advice on product and technology development in light of the competitive IP landscape.
  • Review and analyze competitor patents and competitor technology and provide analysis for developing both defensive and offensive IP strategies.
  • Provide support for patent litigation.
  • Assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures relating to intellectual property.
  • Keep current with case law and other legal developments.

Qualifications

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.
  • Minimum of B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics
  • Minimum of 4 years experience as a patent attorney, including experience in patent preparation and prosecution and counseling on infringement and validity issues.
  • Admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Admission to one state bar; preferably admitted to New York or eligible for admission via reciprocity.
  • Preference to candidates local to Rochester, New York.
  • Ability to travel to Carestream’s U.S. and non-U.S. sites, such as Paris, France; and Shanghai, China.
  • Ability to work with people at different management levels within the company.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer skills (especially experience with databases).
  • Experience with patent search databases and tools.
  • No remote work arrangement.

Contact
Apply online at our website: www.carestream.com/careers.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Rochester, New York

Patent Attorney / Agent – Small Corporation – Baltimore, Md. / Washington, D.C. Area

Vorbeck MaterialsVorbeck Materials is seeking a patent agent or attorney to manage and expand a growing patent portfolio and to perform other IP-related duties. Duties include:

  • Drafting, filing, and prosecuting patent applications in the USPTO.
  • Collaborating with outside counsel, foreign associates, and external partners.
  • Developing and implementing IP strategies for the company.
  • Working closely with R&D and product development groups to identify and develop inventions.
  • Providing support for licensing activities.
  • Managing a trademark portfolio in conjunction with outside counsel.

Applicants should have a minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications and should be familiar with domestic and foreign requirements. Applications must be registered with the USPTO. Attorneys must have a JD from a recognized law school and a state bar admission. At least a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or a related field is required. An advanced degree is preferred.

Contact
Apply by emailing us at: ip@vorbeck.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Baltimore, Maryland / Washington, D.C. Area

Vorbeck Materials Corp. is a U.S.-based technology and manufacturing company established in 2006 to develop products using Vor-x®, graphene, which is made using Vorbeck's patented graphene technology that was initially developed at Princeton University. Vorbeck launched the world's first commercial graphene product with the introduction of Vor-ink™, a graphene-based conductive ink for electronics applications. Vorbeck also develops and manufactures products using Vor-x® graphene for use in elastomer and plastic composites, high-performance fibers, anti-corrosive coatings, and batteries. Vorbeck's aim is to use graphene as the basis for innovative technologies that break performance barriers and create higher-profit solutions for clients compared to conventional products. Vorbeck Materials is the first and only company to receive EPA approval for the commercial production and sale of graphene-based products.

Patent or Technical Analyst – Small Corporation – Portland, Ore. (Telecommute)

GTT GroupGTT Group, an intellectual property services firm in Downtown Portland looking to engage one or more individuals with expertise in one or more of the following subject areas:

  • Wireless Telecommunications (3G/4G/LTE, etc.)
  • Software Development (Mobile Applications or Desktop Applications)
  • Computer Hardware Design
  • Enterprise Data
  • Internet Technology
  • Semiconductors (Chip Design/Fabrication/etc.)

Selected candidates will be hired as consultants on a project-by project basis. We are especially interested in speaking with patent professionals with a background in one of the listed subject matter areas.

Experience analyzing patent claims and preparing claim charts is a plus. Willingness to work with and support patent analysts is a must.

Contact
To apply, please respond by email to this advertisement at: hiring@gttgrp.com. Please attach a resume including any relevant experience. In the body of your email, please describe your most relevant experience and describe your general availability to work on consulting projects.

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Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Portland, Oregon (Telecommute)

Patent Paralegal – Large Corporation – Wooster, Ohio

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Patent Paralegal in Wooster, OH to support the Patent Group. This position is responsible for providing day to day support to Patent Attorneys.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Cost tracking of attorneys' expenses and assistance with budgeting
  • Reporting of new inventions and prosecution expenses and maintenance fees
  • Preparing and filing formal documents with USPTO
  • Organizing Patent Committee Meetings
  • Organization of paper and electronic files not stored in the database
  • Comprehensive deadline tracking including individual to-do lists
  • Creation of database queries for diverse reporting requests
  • U.S. and PCT application filing and prosecution support
  • Management of dockets
  • Data entry and retrieval from IP databases

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in patent administration
  • Experience with docketing, database management, license agreement
  • Extensive experience with USPTO forms and electronic filing
  • Experience with electronic filing of PCT applications with the USPTO
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Fluency in German is an asset

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: https://schaefflerus.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=43540&lang=en&sns_id=#.UwIgKI37VQY.mailto.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Wooster, Ohio

Patent Subject Matter Expert – Large Corporation – San Jose, Calif.

logoNXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. We are seeking a Patent Subject Matter Expert.

Candidate responsibilities:

  • Bridge the gap between patent analysis team members and the technical team
  • Perform detailed investigations to determine mappings of patent claims to corresponding products/solutions through reverse-engineering
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of semiconductor design and fabrication review search results on patentability, validity, freedom-to-operate and infringement
  • Work with in-house and outside technical experts in development of infringement positions and defense against third party patent infringement claims
  • Keep current on industry practices to assist in the aforementioned responsibilities

Candidate Profile:

  • Exceptional technical analysis skills
  • Sound technical expertise with respect to the design and/or fabrication of semiconductors is a MUST
  • BSEE is required. MSEE or PhD is highly desired
  • Reverse engineering experience/ knowledge is considered an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong customer facing skills and professionalism

Contact
Apply online by visiting this link: http://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_nxp/external/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=26742&localeCode=en-us.

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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: San Jose, California

Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries.

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent – Large Corporation – Palo Alto, Calif.

Our client, a mid-sized pharmaceutical company, is seeking to add a Patent Attorney or Patent Agent to its department. The Patent Attorney or Agent will work with the company’s Associate General Counsel of IP and be responsible for drafting and managing global patent portfolios directed to The company's products. In addition to working on all aspects of patent prosecution, including drafting patent applications and responding to Office Actions, the position will work closely with R&D colleagues to monitor the progress of The company's in-house research and development, evaluate freedom to operate with respect to third party patent rights, evaluate potential in-licensing or acquisition opportunities and advise research groups on a variety of IP issues, including assessment of third party patent rights.

Responsibilities:
This position provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of IP issues in a growth-oriented pharmaceutical company. Responsibilities include drafting new patent applications and responses to US and foreign office actions, collaborating with outside US and foreign patent counsel handling patent prosecution matters including appeals, and assisting with IP due diligence for licensing agreements and patentability and freedom to operate studies.

The position requires a JD degree from accredited law school, admission to at least one state bar, and admission to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A BA/BS in chemistry, molecular biology or related degree is also required; advanced degree preferred.

The company is also willing to consider a Patent Agent for this position. In that circumstance, the JD is not required, but the candidate must be admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. A BA/BS in chemistry, molecular biology or related degree is also required; advanced degree preferred.

Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of biological/chemical/ pharmaceutical patent prosecution experience. Candidates must also demonstrate a full understanding of U.S. patent law, and knowledge of European patent law, including patentability, prosecution, validity, infringement and litigation. Strong background in drafting/filing of patents as well as prosecution experience is also must.

The successful candidate will also be detail-oriented, independently motivated, and have the ability to interact with clients and co-workers in a professional, approachable, and positive manner.

Contact
Apply by emailing us at: info@edgelaw.com.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Palo Alto, California

Patent Counsel – Large Corporation – Multiple Locations

Hewlett-Packard Company Hp has an opening for a Patent Counsel.

The Patent Development Group in HP's Office of the General Counsel (OGC) manages one of the largest patent portfolios in the world, which covers a wide range of technologies including PCs, printers, servers, storage, networking, enterprise software, enterprise services, and technologies originating in HP Labs. The successful candidate for the Patent Counsel position will support the Patent Development Group's efforts to build and maintain a high quality patent portfolio that supports the goals of HP's dynamic business. In particular, the successful candidate will be responsible for personally drafting and prosecuting strategic, high quality patent applications, while supporting the department in a number of other activities critical for its success. This position will offer significant promotional opportunities throughout the OGC and the chance to build a career with HP as an IP attorney.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate's responsibilities in the Patent Counsel role are expected to include the following:

  • Managing highly strategic patent applications throughout the patent lifecycle by collaborating directly with colleagues in HP's inventor community, personally drafting and prosecuting high quality patent applications for strategically important inventions, and interacting with worldwide patent offices to secure valuable patent coverage
  • Actively participating in HP's invention disclosure review process to help ensure that HP's best inventions are identified and patented
  • Analyzing pending patent applications to determine their value to HP and to formulate a global filing strategy
  • Assisting patent portfolio managers with analysis of HP's patent portfolio, including preparation of claim charts
  • Actively engaging in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for promotional opportunities
  • Participating from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters

Qualifications
The successful candidate is expected to possess the following qualifications and abilities:

  • A BS degree and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science
  • A JD degree from an accredited university and admission to a state bar
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Admission to the USPTO
  • 1-6 years experience as a patent attorney
  • Preference for candidates who have personally drafted at least 10 patent applications
  • Ability to work with clients in a team-oriented partnership to help them arrive at elegant solutions to their problems
  • Flexibility to accept new and different challenges in a fast paced, high tech environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • A positive attitude, creative spirit, passion for IP law, and strong motivation to excel

Contact
Apply by visiting HP's website (http://jobs.hp.com) and searching "Patent Counsel".

Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Preferred locations for this position are Herndon, Virginia; Houston or Plano, Texas; Palo Alto, California; Downers Grove, Illinois; Berkeley Heights, New Jersey; Vancouver, Washington; and Boise, Idaho.