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Intellectual Property Professional

IND, Bangalore, KA, India  |  Engineering  |  ID: REQ-12056


Job Location

IND, Bangalore, KA

Job Posting Title

Intellectual Property Professional

The Challenge

Perform IP analysis and provide legal / technical insights to enable innovation and develop leading major home appliances products for the business

What you will Do

Independently study patent / non-patent literature pertaining to major home appliances / adjacencies across the globe and identify the opportunities / risks for GE Appliances a Haier company and groups of company by means of novelty searches, FTO and landscapes. This role does not involve patent drafting, legal advice and team management

  • Work in a well-coordinated team of attorneys and technologists.
  • Assess competitive position, perform clearance (FTO) analysis for new product introductions and provide relevant conclusions and recommendations to technologists, technology management and legal personnel located across the globe.
  • Support creating and managing strategic and tactical IP assets for the appliances business by means of novelty searches
  • Support developing patent and technology landscapes, identifying “white spaces”, technology roadmaps and Non- patent literature search to conduct technology landscape
  • Support Haier businesses across globe to enhance patent claims, patent interpretation, portfolio enhancements
  • Portfolio assessments and legal tracking

Support validity and invalidity search as needed

What you need to Succeed

  • Overall experience of 4-6 years within IP searching
  • Must to have hands on experience performing
  • 50+ FTO searches in US, CA , EP and WO
  • Novelty searches (100-200)
  • Technology landscapes
  • Must to have strong exposure in at least 2 of the below areas including
  • IOT/Connected: Technology, parts, subsystems, algorithms, software
  • Mechanical: subsystems, mechanism, structure
  • Hydraulics, suspensions, dampers, balancing system, pumps
  • Electrical/electronic: Controls, UI, different motors, compressors, components and circuits, diagnostics, sensors
  • Experience in product domain & knowledge in mechanical/ automobile industry and adjacent to Appliances Technology will be an added advantage
  • Bachelors/Masters degree from a leading institution in Mechanical / Electrical / Computer engineering or a related discipline
  • Hands on experience on Derwent Innovation is preferred and open literature searches is a must
  • Certified on patent analysis by leading global intellectual property training institutes such as WON/GO, PRG will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in python/ R / macros in MS Excel and VB would be a valuable plus

  • Able to work independently and with team as needed with limited guidance and under tight timelines
  • Demonstration of flexibility to accommodate changing business priorities
  • Excellent analytical, presentation, verbal and written communication skills

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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