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10Yrs -15 Yrs       Gurgaon     Openings: 1

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Our client is a leading Indian multinational and one of the very few global leaders in its field. A high-tech manufacturing company with a large telecom products, software and services footprint, they have now moved aggressively into upstream product and solution development within the industry. 

The company is now a key player in the country’s technology infrastructure modernisation initiatives and is growing rapidly through both expansions and acquisitions

The Job:

Lead the IPR function, IP development, competitor/market intelligence and IP risk management across businesses to effectively influence market dynamic.

Purpose of the role & key responsibilities:

  • Develop sustainable high-quality innovation pipeline in partnership with business and technology team in a BU
  • Responsible for delivering / enabling / supporting BU-centric patent portfolio development
  • Review of invention disclosures, patent search and analysis
  • Drive and prepare Evidence-of-Use charts and analysis for licensing
  • Preparing technical and IP responses for patent litigations, in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Synthesize intelligence and suitably update/educate business/function/technology teams, as required
  • Ownership of patent portfolio management for BU


Required competencies and experience:

  • Overall 10-14 years, relevant 10+ years of experience.
  • Ability to learn and quickly adapt to business priorities
  • Expertise in patent search, analysis and EoU charts
  • Extensive experience in telecom, mechanical, or optics
  • Preferably must be a Registered patent agent   
  • Post-graduation in Intellectual Property will be an added advantage