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Job Title: Patent Counsel - Patent Portfolio Management Team Legal ( ID: A6131 )
Career Category: Patent/ip Law
Posted Date: 2011-03-24
Location: San Diego, California
The successful candidate will serve as an attorney on the portfolio management team.

Responsibilities will include:
- Leading or participating in specific portfolio review and analysis projects including analyzing standard specifications, developing review strategies and project plans, and performing detailed claim analysis;
- Patent portfolio search and analysis including analyzing search requirements, developing search criteria, executing searches, and analyzing search results to identify relevant IP;
- Patent portfolio classification including reviewing patents, applications, and invention disclosures and classifying the respective cases in accordance with an internal patent classification system and process;
- Providing legal and technical advice and general client counseling on patent portfolio related matters including IPR declarations, on-going portfolio reviews and analysis, etc;
- Participating in IPR evaluation process including invention disclosure evaluation, etc.



- 2-10 years of experience in patent practice.
- JD and at least one state bar registration is required
- Electrical Engineering background is strongly preferred.
- US Patent and Trademark Office registration is required.
- Experience in wireless technologies, multimedia technologies, and/or software development/architecture/tools is strongly desired
- Strong analytical and project management skills
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Experience in patent searching and analysis is strongly preferred, but not required.
- Good understanding of open source licensing issues is also desired, but not required.
- Experience in portfolio management and classification is strongly desired.
- Experience in doing detailed portfolio analysis including claim analysis is strongly desired.
- Good understanding of standard development, standardization process, and IPR policy and declaration issues is a plus.



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