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Our client, a world leader in the development of digital display technology, has exclusively engaged Solutus to assist in hiring a Senior IP Counsel to support the expansion and maintenance of the company’s patent/IP portfolio. Our client has developed and continues to develop a robust patent portfolio related to its unique digital printing and display technologies. It is building a talented and top-notch team that is developing, optimizing, and commercializing these technologies and processes. Our client is looking for a talented IP professional with strong patent prosecution and patent strategy experience interested in working in a fast-paced environment alongside a great team recruited from among Silicon Valley’s top companies.
The successful candidate will
Manage and implement the company’s invention capture and other patent-related processes and policies;
Draft and prosecute the company’s patent applications (US and foreign patent offices, especially Asia Pacific region);
Manage outside counsel in the drafting and prosecution of the company’s patent applications (US and foreign patent offices);
Participate in the management and mining of the company’s patent portfolio;
Counsel colleagues on patent portfolio and strategy; and conduct patentability and freedom-to-operate reviews as needed.
The successful candidate, depending on seniority level and experience, may manage a small team of other patent professionals. In addition, the successful candidate may review and assist in the drafting and negotiation of nondisclosure and other agreements involving the licensing of intellectual property and assist on other legal matter as necessary.
The successful candidate will possess:
A bachelor’s or higher degree in physics, chemistry, material sciences or an engineering field;
A license to practice before the USPTO;
7-10 years of industry or law firm experience in a patent prosecution and patent portfolio management role;
Strong verbal and written skills;
The ability to collaborate with internal clients and counterparties;
The ability to convey complex information to internal clients and external parties; and experience in developing and implementing policies and procedures.
Our client’s culture is informal, fast-paced, friendly, collaborative and inspired by the company mission. The successful professional will be a team player who has the ability to independently identify legal and other issues potentially impacting the business. This is a phenomenal opportunity to join a company that offers interesting and meaningful work in a rapidly growing environment. Compensation is attractive with excellent benefits and working environment.
Solutus has been selected as the exclusive representative on this desirable search. Interested candidates, please submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Resumes submitted directly to our client will be forwarded to Solutus for review and evaluation.
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