Eine motivierende Arbeitsumgebung
Ein internationales Netzwerk, das in 25 Ländern vertreten ist und mehr als 6.800 Mitarbeiter zusammenbringt
Eine motivierende Arbeitsumgebung
Ein internationales Netzwerk, das in 25 Ländern vertreten ist und mehr als 6.800 Mitarbeiter zusammenbringt
Eine motivierende Arbeitsumgebung
Ein internationales Netzwerk, das in 25 Ländern vertreten ist und mehr als 6.800 Mitarbeiter zusammenbringt
Eine motivierende Arbeitsumgebung
Ein internationales Netzwerk, das in 25 Ländern vertreten ist und mehr als 6.800 Mitarbeiter zusammenbringt
Eine motivierende Arbeitsumgebung
Ein internationales Netzwerk, das in 25 Ländern vertreten ist und mehr als 6.800 Mitarbeiter zusammenbringt

Stellenbeschreibung


Stellenbezeichnung: Patent Analyst (Engineer)
Startdatum 05. 03. 18


Ihre Aufgaben

Interfacing with our numerous internal clients the Patent Analyst provides Intellectual Property support on the business processes of the company and its affiliates. Within the Legal Department (IP team) the Patent Analyst will be collaborating with the engineers and the business operatives, studying the IP related requests and providing initial counsel on the technical elements of the new developments’ exploitation, validity, IP matters and protection strategy etc.

  • Advise and assist internal clients in the matters of new developments and their exploitation:

​- Conduct regular and transverse prior art studies and analysis during or after product conception
- Study and analyze competitors patents and patent portfolios
- Participate actively in the IP studies of the different R&D projects and report on the follow-up of such projects to the IP Manager
- Evaluate and analyze technical documents (drawings etc.),

  • ​​Advise the clients on patentability matters and invention matters:

- Initial evaluation of inventions
- Invention analysis and initial technical analysis for potential patentability
- Prior art studies
- Support Inventors to improve the quality of invention disclosures with added illustrations, pictures, improved disclosure descriptions and/or improved concept development
- Participate in the brainstorming sessions on new concepts, give feedback to the IP team on these sessions and on the results expected
- Support the timely management of invention disclosure/ patent applications to facilitate the completion of the patent applications
- Communicate matters with local teams on IP strategic matters like filing, extension or maintenance decisions, according to internal company procedures and exchanges with the IP team

  • Support internal projects and developments, support and participate in IP strategy matters:

- Assist the IP network to increase the awareness of the R&D teams of IP strategic questions and IP risk management
- Provide technical surveillance of competitors and active patents related to the activity of the company
- Coordinate the matters of filing of patent applications, assume the link between the inventor and IP external Firm for the patent filings
- Support IP Manager and local Global Legal Counsel on evaluating counterfeits and infringements for potential litigation matters (defense/offense) related to IP

  • Day to day tasks:

- Complete, maintain, analyze and use databases – internal and external
- Participate in the IP network exchanges, committees and activities etc...


Key responsibility is to put in place and harmonize the exchanges between the IP team and the local teams on all IP matters, including patent analysis, claims mapping, scope of claims, portfolio analysis, patent valuation etc. Also, being involved in every stage of a project life cycle, support the teams, increase IP awareness and collaboration etc.

Ihr Profil

  • Previous patent analysis or patent searching experience preferred

Ausbildung

  • Engineer
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Engineering background with a comfort with technical products

Qualifikation

  • Top notch analytical and communication skills
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Databases and search tools like Orbit, DIAM’S, official databases – EPO, USPTO, SIPO etc.
  • Patent research and analysis skills
  • High knowledge of patents and IP procedures
  • Excellent relational skills and communication skills
  • Positive
  • Open minded and attracted by international environments

 

  • Fluent English required
  • French highly appreciated
  • Regional mother tongue other than English or French highly appreciated