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Patent Counsel

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Zuru

Zuru

501-1,000 employees

Develops toys, consumer goods, and BIM software

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$180k - $210kAnnually

Expert

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Category
Intellectual Property (IP)
Legal & Compliance
Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, physics, or a related discipline
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree or equivalent from an accredited law school and admission to at least one bar
  • Around 6 to 10 years of experience in patent prosecution and portfolio management, with a focus on construction or mechanical engineering
  • Experience in a law firm or corporate patent department is preferred
  • Management Experience: Needs experience with running small teams of people in the patent attorney field
  • Worldwide experience: Needs experience in patent protection options for the world and have contacts they can work with in various jurisdictions around the world
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of construction and mechanical engineering principles and practices
  • Registered to practice before the USPTO, IPONZ, or EPO
  • Proven track record of successfully prosecuting patents before the USPTO, IPONZ, or EPO
  • Solid understanding of patent laws and regulations
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and handle multiple projects with competing priorities
Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive patent strategy aligned with business goals in construction and mechanical engineering domains
  • Prepare, draft, and file high-quality patent applications to secure intellectual property rights
  • Conduct and analyze patent searches to provide freedom-to-operate opinions
  • Strategically manage and maintain the patent portfolio
  • Conduct in-depth patent searches and analysis to assess patentability
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify inventions and ensure seamless integration of IP strategies
  • Monitor and analyze competitor activities for potential infringement risks
  • Collaborate with external legal counsel in patent litigation matters
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, changes in patent laws, and emerging technologies
  • Provide internal training and education on patent-related matters

ZURU Group's main product divisions include ZURU Toys, ZURU Edge, and ZURU Tech. ZURU Toys is known for its innovative and automated toy brands distributed globally, while ZURU Edge focuses on disrupting consumer goods categories. ZURU Tech is revolutionizing the construction industry with cutting-edge BIM software and fully automated production systems.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

null, Hong Kong

Founded

2003

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

37%