Job Description

Managing intellectual property matters in China involving patents, trademarks, designs and unfair competition, false advertising, copyright, trade secrets and idea theft:

·         Monitoring, searching and analyzing Chinese patent publications of COMPANY and competitors for potential infringements

·         Documenting and keeping track of infringing activities in the marketplace of COMPANY patented products and coordinating legal action against infringers through COMPANY’s attorneys.

·         Prepare in-house legal opinions related to freedom to operate, ownership, infringement, validity, etcetera.

·         Work directly with in-house senior patent attorney, patent engineers and paralegals at COMPANY, Germany.

·         Work with outside Chinese patent attorneys concerning defense and enforcement litigation of patents and trademarks in China.

·         Strong attention towards COMPANY patent and trademark portfolio

 Essential skills:

  • BS / MS electronics engineering degree, electronics engineering technology degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Must have outstanding written and verbal English or German communication skills.
  • Experience with Chinese trademark and patent law.
  • High-level of proficiency in computer programs: Word, Excel, Outlook and online patent databases.