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Assistant Manager (US/IN Patent Prosecution)

Category: Product ID: 4697

Description

About the job

Company Profile:

Hourglass Research is a leading Intellectually Property services firm with offices in San Jose, California and Bangalore, India. The company provides US Patent Drafting & Prosecution, Patent Analytics & Licensing services to multinational companies and startups. We cater to the hi-tech, semiconductor, telecom, software, emerging tech, medical devices, materials, and automotive sectors. Over the past 10 years, Hourglass Research has been consistently chosen by Fortune 500 firms for their US patent drafting and analytics assignments.

Role Overview:

We are rapidly expanding our prosecution vertical. As an Assistant Manager, you will:

  • work with some of the leading technology corporations and assist them in preparing patent portfolios
  • work on cutting-edge technologies and hand-in-hand with inventors to protect inventions
  • get an opportunity to identify problems and strive to resolve the same by independent thinking
  • assist clients worldwide by delivering high quality and strategic services

Job description:

  • Analyze Office Actions and build a strategy
  • US/EP patent prosecution for some of the marquee technology companies in the field of Electronics and Computer Science, with a special focus on Emerging Technologies (Electric Vehicles, AI, ML, Deep Tech, etc.)
  • As we are setting up the vertical, you have a great chance to climb up the ladder and participate in scaling up activities
  • Client interaction: Participate in Attorney calls, discuss prosecution strategies, and communicate project highlights via calls and e-mail
  • Assist and troubleshoot problems on-call with clients

Desired Skillset:

  • Knowledge of USPTO and EPO prosecution guidelines and case laws
  • Ability to quickly understand and grasp technologies in the field of Electronics and Computer Science, with a special focus on Emerging Technologies (Electric Vehicles, AI, ML, blockchain, Deep Tech, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication [an absolute must]
  • Ability to think independently and in a team to understand problems & suggest solutions

Education/Professional Qualification and Work Experience:

  • Bachelors/ Master’s degree in Electrical, Electronics, Communication, Instrumentation or Computer Science.
  • IP Experience: minimum of four years’ experience in US/EP patent prosecution
  • Industry experience: 0-2 years (not mandatory, but preferred)