Job Opening: UnitedLex

Job Role: Sr. Associate- Patent Preparation

Location: Bengaluru

PQE: 3-5 years

REQUIREMENTS:

• B.E./B.Tech./M.Tech. – Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, or Electrical & Electronics Engineering

• Registered patent agent is a plus.

• LL.B. (Hons.) from a reputable law school, is a plus.

• 3 – 5 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 3 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.

• Supporting senior members of the team in their day-to-day activities.

• Performing other related activities as required.

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