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Patent Assistant/Paralegal

Beijing, China
Corporate Shared Services

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Job Description

Date: Jun 19, 2018

Patent Assistant/Paralegal Job stage 3
       
Ericsson Overview
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment & services to mobile & fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, & more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business & society, we are working towards the Networked Society, in which everything that can benefit from a connection will have one. At Ericsson, we apply our innovation to market-based solutions that empower people & society to help shape a more sustainable world.

We are truly a global company, working across borders in 180 countries, offering a diverse, performance-driven culture & an innovative & engaging environment where employees enhance their potential every day. Our employees live our vision & core values. They share a passion to win & a high responsiveness to customer needs that in turn makes us a desirable partner to our clients. To ensure professional growth, Ericsson offers a stimulating work experience, continuous learning & growth opportunities that allow you to acquire the knowledge & skills necessary to reach your career goals.


Unit description
To meet the demand of our growing patent licensing business, the IPR & Licensing is building for the future. In addition to securing freedom-of-action for Ericsson on the telecom market, substantial revenues are created through Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Ericsson currently has some 39,000 granted patents and more than 100 patent-licensing agreements in place.

You can be part of the team that is responsible for protecting the IPR of Ericsson's innovative technologies and products. IPR and Licensing offers interesting career opportunities in this very challenging and exciting area.


Job Summary:
We are now looking for a Patent Assistant/Paralegal to assist the Patent Professionals in the Patent Organization. You will ensure that the administrative part of Patent Portfolio Management, i.e. filing and prosecuting patent applications, is performed in accordance with our internal policies and patent law. You will collaborate with Patent Professionals, Inventors, Patent Unit Managers, Outside Counsels / Law firms, Licensing department.

Responsibilities and tasks:
 In this role you will handle:
• Filing of a patent application (First and further filing)
• Patent Prosecution and, docketing of terms and office actions,
• Patent Finance


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:
• Fluent English
• Minimum 3 years of experience on a similar position
• Patent Process knowledge
• Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge


Preferred Qualifications & Experience Requirements:
• Higher degree in Law, Administration or similar would be an advantage
• Knowledge Sharing & Collaboration Skills
• Coaching & Mentoring Skills
• Project Management Skills
• Change & Improvement Management Skills

 

 

 

 

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

 

Primary country and city: China (CN) || || Beijing || SharedServ

Req ID: 247504