Job Opening: UnitedLex

Job Role: Consultant

Location: Bengaluru

PQE: 5 years


  • B.E./B.Tech./M.Tech. – Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, or Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Registered patent agent.
  • LL.B. (Hons.) from a reputed law school, preferred.
  • Active bar registration is a plus.
  • 5 – 8 years’ experience directly handling and managing global patent practices at a top tier law firm/IP service provider or as an in-house patent agent/attorney.
  • At least 5 years of experience in preparing patent applications.
  • Excellent understanding of US, EP, and India patent laws.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other professionals in the legal department and business teams.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and direction.
  • Ability to resolve ambiguities and provide legal guidance in uncertain situations.
  • Strategic thinking to drive efficiencies and provide business advice and solutions.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent judgment and analytical skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks – dynamic, and action-orientated, which meets deadlines and makes it happen.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with onsite and/or virtual global teams.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and related software programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working for a global in-house patent function.
  • Drafting provisional/non-provisional patent applications for filing in major jurisdictions, including (but not limited to) US, India, EP and PCT.
  • Understanding invention disclosures and preparing claims, figures, and detailed description.
  • Co-ordinating with partner law firms for patent drafting and filing activities.
  • Reviewing work products of junior team members.
  • Mentoring and training team members for drafting patent applications.
  • Supporting the Senior Consultant – Patent Preparation in his/her day-to-day activities.
  • Counselling business colleagues on risk and patent strategy, adapting to a variety of communication styles and needs.
  • Creating and delivering training to in-house clients.
  • Performing other related activities as required.

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