Patent Attorney in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Legal
Date Posted: 4/5/2021

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Work closely with in-house attorneys and agents

* Provide advice to the Business Units' engineering and marketing leadership regarding patentability and infringement risk for new product development
* Evaluate, develop, and implement patent filing and searching strategies for new products
* Serve as a liaison between in-house engineering and marketing teams, global subsidiaries and affiliates, and outside counsel
* Counsel and coach engineering and marketing personnel regarding patent issues
* Present patent risks and updates for new projects to management in a clear and concise manner, with ability to provide practical legal advice upon which effective business decisions may be made
* Participate in recurring new product development meetings to stay informed on changing product design features, assist engineering teams with understanding the patent landscape, and harvest strategic inventions for patent protection
* Monitor competitor portfolios to offer strategic advice to the business
* Chair and prepare necessary materials for IP Review Committee to inform leadership of patent risks, opportunities, and developments
* Analyze offensive and defensive infringement positions, send and respond to patent notice letters, and support IP litigation
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