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Computer Science Attorney / Electrical Engineering Attorney in Milpitas, CA

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Company name

Western Digital Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Computer Science
Electrical Engineering

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Milpitas, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 16,2018

Posted on

Jan 22,2018

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Intellectual Property Attorney The candidate will assist inventors in submitting invention disclosures. Will lead invention review board and determine patent application filing priorities. Manage outside counsel who prepares and prosecutes patent applications. Develop strategy for a portfolio of firm’s global patent assets. Work collaboratively with business leaders, engineers, and other members of the legal department on IP issues. Perform IP due diligence, risk assessment, and freedom-to-operate analysis. Counsel internal clients on intellectual property matters. Analyze patent infringement, validity, and related issues. Must have 5+ years of patent prosecution experience at a reputable law firm. In-house experience is a plus. Should have JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school and current member of at least one state bar in good standing. Registration to practice before the USPTO is required. Computer science, electrical engineering, physics or comparable degree is needed. Experience asserting and enforcing patents is desired. Experience working with outside counsel and partners in foreign jurisdictions is must.

Additional info

Req ID: JR-0000037241

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Western Digital Corporation
951 Sandisk Dr
Milpitas, CA 95035