Patent Portfolio Manager – Other – San Francisco, Calif.

Cruise Automation, who creates autonomous driving technology to build a safer and more efficient world, is seeking a Patent Portfolio Manager. Administer Cruise’s patent program, including promotions, incentives, recognition, and training.


  • Update patent guidelines and information
  • Manage the invention intake and review process, including adapting seamlessly to various invention disclosure communication styles
  • Formulate and communicate constructive feedback and intelligent suggestions to inventors on their invention disclosures
  • Perform prior art searches to assess patentability
  • Strategically encourage patenting in key areas by actively maintaining awareness of autonomous vehicle progress and approach at Cruise and in the industry
  • Manage the patent process by driving the workflow for patent preparation and prosecution by outside counsel
  • Create and distribute status reports
  • Forecast and budget patent costs
  • Monitor, maintain, troubleshoot, and improve patent management software

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: San Francisco, California