Chicago office of our client seeks patent prosecution attorney with 6+ years of experience. The ideal candidate can prepare and prosecute patent applications, write opinions, and conduct freedom to operate studies relating to a wide range of technical work. Should have technical background. The ideal candidate will be fluent in Japanese. Will preferably have some transferrable business and is admitted to the USPTO and Illinois Bars.
Senior Counsel, Patents
Duties: Report to Deputy General Counsel - Controversies and will run the Patents team to manage, grow, protect and enforce global patent portfolio and provide support to the business and R&D teams. Responsible for actively managing outside counsel retained to represent in patent office proceedings, as well as patent enforcement in state and federal courts and other forums.