Revlon Consumer Products is seeking a Patent Agent to work in its New York offices. Under the direct supervision of the VP, Patents, provides full range of support on matters involving patents including but not limited to the emphasis on searching packaging and light mechanical technology for freedom to operate. Requires experience with, prosecution and preparation of patent applications. You will be working on product development with the packaging and beauty tools marketing and package engineering groups. In addition the candidates will provide support on chemistry related matters. Some experience in searching chemical formulas would be desirable but not essential. On an as needed basis the candidate will also assist with intellectual property matters and other non-patent intellectual property areas as well.
Filing and prosecuting with VP, Patents, patent applications including: (a) obtaining and evaluating disclosures of invention; (b) working with engineers and scientists on patent matters; (c) preparing under supervision, US and foreign patent applications; (d) prosecuting such applications.
Requires a degree in mechanical, package or design engineering plus 3-5 years experience. Successfully passed the USPTO patent agent exam. Experience reading package or design drawings. Chemical background a plus. Consumer products industry experience is desirable. Ability to communicate effectively with technical, legal, marketing, licensing and management personnel.
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Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: New York, New York