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