3 months ago
WiTricity is seeking a Patent Agent/Attorney or a Patent Engineer. The ideal candidate will have either: (i) 1-2 years of patent prosecution experience in a law firm or company as a patent attorney or patent agent OR (ii) 3-5 years of experience as an electrical engineer or physicist with exposure to patent related matters and a desire to work full-time as a patent professional. This position will routinely interact with members of the sales and business development team, R&D personnel, engineers, product managers and other members of the legal team. The individual will be an integral part of the WiTricity legal team, whose primary responsibility will be to assist in the strategic direction and management of WiTricity's intellectual property estate. Responsibilities include:Patent preparation, prosecution and maintenanceAttending engineering and R&D meetings to harvest intellectual property and assist with writing disclosuresThird party patent analysis and product investigationsThe candidate must be able to become an expert in electromagnetism, circuit design, electronics, magnetic induction and wireless power transfer Based on level of experience, additional responsibilities may include:Supervising outside counsel on patent related mattersMaintaining docket of patent mattersSupporting licensing programAssisting with drafting technology and license agreements (for individuals with legal experience) Requirements:Bachelors of Science in Physics or Electrical/Electronics Engineering required; Advanced technical degree a plusLegal degree or law firm experience a plusPatent prosecution experience at a law firm or company preferredStrong interpersonal and team skills, including confidence and credibility in working directly with senior corporate personnel and attorneysStrong verbal and written communication skills in a highly technical environmentAbility to work independentlyEligibility to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office a plus
WiTricity is a dynamic technology company enabling the next generation of wireless power. We work with innovative companies everywhere to incorporate WiTricity wireless power transfer technology into products and solutions across a variety of industries including consumer electronics, medical devices, automotive, military and industrial. WiTricity is seeking new team members who are looking to contribute to our vision of cutting the last cord . Named one of Time Magazine's Inventions of the Year and featured on CNN, WiTricity has captured the imagination of visionaries around the globe. For more information, visit , or follow WiTricity on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.
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