IP Counsel – Corporation – Anderson, SC

TTI Consumer Power Tools, Inc d/b/a TTI Power Equipment (“TTIPE”) is seeking to fill an in-house Intellectual Property Counsel position located at its Anderson, South Carolina office. TTIPE is a global leader in quality consumer and professional power tools and outdoor products, designing and developing products under brands including RYOBI, HART, and RIDGID. We offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including tuition assistance, 401(k), medical/dental/vision coverage, vacation, and holidays.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage product clearance and patent application preparation and prosecution.
  • Advise TTIPE business and engineering personnel in matters of product clearance, patentability, and related strategies.
  • Conduct invention mining and brainstorming sessions with TTIPE personnel.
  • Conduct patent clearance and patentability searches.
  • Manage portions of TTIPE’s patent portfolio.
  • Conduct competitor monitoring.
  • Participate in IP Steering Committee Meetings.
  • Provide support in patent licensing, enforcement, and controversy matters.
  • Contribute to optimizing processes and procedures.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Licensed to Practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience as a patent practitioner in a law firm and/or corporate setting.
  • Juris Doctorate from a nationally accredited law school and active member of a state bar and in good standing.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects in a fast-pace environment.
  • Proficient time management and organizations skills.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication and advocacy skills.
  • Self-motivated, takes ownership, and has a proper attention to detail.
  • Limited travel.

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Additional Info
Employer Type: Large Corporation
Job Location: Anderson, SC