In this position, you will be a team member of the group Professionals Industrial or Automotive of the global SKF IA&IP organization and report to the manager of this group.
? Have responsibility for patent portfolios together with IP-Coordinators, apply and contribute to IP strategies, drive corresponding decisions, foster and shape the portfolios,
? Stimulate, clarify and detail out inventions and counsel towards inventors,
? Prepare patent applications and prosecute,
? Steer foreign procedures,
? Analyze 3rd party IPRs and do freedom-to-operate studies particularly for Chinese IPRs and in cooperation with colleagues in IA&IP,
? Handle contracts including IPR, and
? Adjust and cooperate with colleagues in IA&IP.
? University engineering education or equivalent particularly in electronics, mechanics or physics.
? Proven professional IP experience for several years preferably with the qualification as a Patent Attorney or willingness to become a Patent Attorney.
? Ability to work under pressure and performance-oriented.
? Management skills.
? Ability to work in a global team and willing to travel.
? Fluent in English, both in speech and writing, Chinese and preferably passive knowledge of German and/or French.