Intellectual Property Counsel

Applied Materials, Inc.
Santa Clara
Dec 04, 2023
Dec 10, 2023
Contract Type

Intellectual Property Counsel page is loaded Intellectual Property Counsel Apply locations Santa Clara,CA time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R

Key Responsibilities

  • Counsel management and technologists of client business groups on IP matters involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights
  • Analyze IP landscapes, perform IP risk assessments and develop IP sustainability strategies
  • Actively develop and manage a global patent portfolio (including patent budget management) to protect key differentiating aspects of Applied's technologies, including m anaging out s i d e counsel on patent drafting and p rosecution, i m p r oving quality, scope and breadth of patent applications & claims, and tracking patent budget and spending
  • Develop programs to protect IP and accomplish business goals including providing training to management and engineering teams

Functional Knowledge

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school
  • Bar Admissions: U.S. (CA or other state) and USPTO Registration Numbers
  • B.S. in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry or Materials Science
  • 3+ years of legal experience in law firm and/or in–house legal departments with a focus in the following areas: (a) Patent portfolio development and management in the US and foreign jurisdictions, particularly Asia; and (b) Knowledge of IP law in Asian countries, including China, Korea and Taiwan
  • Regarded as the technical expert in their particular field
  • Demonstrates in–depth and/or breadth of expertise in own discipline and broad knowledge of other disciplines within the function

  • Experience related to IP enforcement and litigation, including claim construction, patent invalidity, infringement and damages. preferred

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence

  • Strong business and technology acumen; capacity to understand the business and technology quickly
  • Understand how to translate business needs into IP portfolio development & management
  • Passionate, proactive, highly motivated self–starter
  • Ability to work independently on a wide variety of tasks and drive results
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple competing tasks/projects at the same time
  • Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to create specific action plans based on general guidance and deliver results
  • Ability to see the big picture and identify and design–out problems from the outset; continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong customer focus, both internal and external
  • Ability to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries, and with a diverse group of colleagues and internal clients in multiple countries
  • Ability to lead and ability to perform as part of a team
  • Flexible, personable and enjoys a dynamic corporate culture
  • or levels, to adopt a different point of view
Qualifications Education: Doctorate Degree Skills Certifications: Languages: Years of Experience: 7 – 10 Years Work Experience: Additional Information Travel: Yes, 10% of the Time Relocation Eligible: No

U.S. Salary Range:

$176,000.00 – $242,000.00

The salary offered to a selected candidate will be based on a number of factors including location and level and will vary depending on confirmed job–related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation such as participation in a bonus and a stock award program, as applicable.

Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Us

Applied Materials is the leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Our expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, our innovations Make Possible a Better Future.