Patent Engineer – Large Corporation – New York, New York, United States / Burbank, California, United States

The Walt Disney Company, a large corporation, is seeking a patent engineer to work in New York or California


  • Conduct patent mining sessions and work with engineers to identify patentable inventions
  • Communicate inventions to members of the company’s intellectual property community for approval
  • Conduct patentability searches
  • Draft invention disclosures on behalf of engineers
  • Prepare drafts of patent applications (software & hardware), assist in patent licensing and litigation matters
  • Perform patent portfolio analysis and prepare reports for management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the patent field
    Proficiency with USPTO systems (PAIR, PatFT, EFS Web)
  • Understanding of U.S. patent laws
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing with engineers and developers, attorneys, staff, and external contacts
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a heavy workload in a dynamic and complex environment to meet deadlines and daily requirements, while maintaining exceptional accuracy
  • Ability to provide quality client service to both internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and with others in a cooperative, enthusiastic and friendly manner to accomplish position functions and participate in team efforts
  • Ability to network with technical teams to mine for patentable inventions and to lead invention brainstorm sessions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Admission to the US Patent & Trademark Office
  • Patent Agent experience

Required Education:

  • BA/BS in an engineering discipline (electrical preferred, will also consider computer science and mechanical)

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: New York, New York, United States / Burbank, California, United States