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Patent Associate I

Company: Nitto Denko Technical Corporation
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Position: Patent Associate I Reporting To: Sr. Patent Attorney Position Objective Become and active integrated member of the Nitto Denko Technical (NDT) Intellectual Property (IP) department by supporting intellectual property related activities under the supervision of the Sr. Patent Attorney. Tasks include support of patent drafting and resolution of patent-related issues and support of development activities to addressing general in-house counsel-related issues as well as issues related to intellectual property. Work as part of a closely integrated IP team advising scientists, other company counsel, vice presidents, and the president, on IP matters. Major Job Functions Independently draft patent applications for patent attorney review and approval. Execute prior art searches to support patent drafting activities. Constructively review and comment on other patent applications during different phases of prosecution. Draft and/or support office action responses and other prosecution actions, foreign and domestic. Perform technology surveys to support development areas. Responsibilities include searching art in response to scientists queries and providing feedback to scientists to shape development activities.

Perform Export Administration Regulation assessments regarding current and/or future technical performance prior to possible regulation subject activity as necessary. Direct, coordinate, and optimize work with outside counsel and other business units. Review intellectual property agreements and provide feedback on legal ramifications to supervising counsel as well as key stakeholders. Monitor the intellectual property docket and support patent prosecution activities by coordinating completion of patent prosecution tasks by stakeholders and inventors.

Education, Licensure and/or Experience Must have sufficient education and/or training to be able to meet the scientific and technical training requirements for admission to the Examination for Registration to Practice in Patent Cases before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (i.e., Patent Bar).
Bar licensure or recent passage of Bar Examination, preferred ability to practice law in California.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to articulate legal positions with other members of the company.
Strong Microsoft Office skills including the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and/or PowerPoint Preferred Qualifications

Preferred technical education is at least: (1) Masters of Science or equivalent in a science or technology related discipline from an accredited school or university or (2) Bachelors of Science or equivalent in a science or technology related discipline from an accredited school or university with 2-3 years of practical experience in a related field. Science or technology related disciplines should be in engineering, material sciences, biological sciences, physics, chemistry, or related fields.
Preferred to have taken Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Patent Prosecution, or related course in law school with a passing score.
Preferred admission as a patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Physical Job Requirements: This occupation setting can be in a remote office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keypad. Job duties may also involve writing. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to able to read electronic documents.

Disclaimer: This job description reflects managements assignment of essential job duties; and nothing in this herein restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Company Description Nitto Denko Technical Corporation (NDT, www.ndtcorp.com) is a subsidiary R&D center and a member of NITTO DENKO Group (www.nitto.com). The mission of NDT is Creating New Technologies for the Business Centers of Tomorrow. Founded in 2000, NDT now has three research divisions with over 50 scientists. Our primary focus is on cutting edge technologies that will provide practical solutions for leading industry sectors such as Opto-electronics, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, and others. Our long-term vision, multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team of researchers makes NDT a vibrant and exciting center of new ideas and brilliant technologies.

NDT provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy status, military status, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NDT complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Learn more about what we do at www.ndtcorp.com.

Keywords: Nitto Denko Technical Corporation, Oceanside , Patent Associate I, Other , Oceanside, California

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