Intellectual Property Manager

KONUX GmbH Published: September 21, 2017
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The Role

As the IP Manager you will be responsible for KONUX’ patent application portfolio through all stages of the patenting process. You will be the bridge between our engineers and our attorneys in patent application and the granting procedures. KONUX engineers are creative, self-driven and are always looking to innovate and improve, and we are committed to providing them with the necessary resources to take their skills to the next level.

Enabling a Data-Driven World

At KONUX, we are builders, problem solvers and team players. We combine German engineering with Silicon Valley speed and innovation to create the best possible predictive analytics solutions for our customers. Our mission is to help industrial companies improve their decisions on maintenance and performance in a data-driven world. Working with us means opening up new paths with both tech-savvy engineers and creative business pros, and being part of a fast-paced, high-performance environment. At KONUX, stories and experiences are shared, real problems are solved and real products are built.

Your Responsibilities

  • Create all relevant materials for patent applications -  detailed descriptions, drawings, collating other publications
  • Work with external attorneys to write and file patent applications
  • Coordinate with internal resources to expedite patent filings and meet strict deadlines
  • Track the status of multiple applications through the patenting process
  • Create a company wide patent strategy together with the management team
  • Establish and maintain a innovation management process
  • Maintain an overview of the patent landscapes and latest developments
  • Monitor national and international patent applications of competitors

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical/Systems/Software Engineering or a related area)
  • Patent / Intellectual Property Apprenticeship or Patent Engineering Education
  • Full working proficiency in English and German
  • First experience in writing and filing patents
  • Basic understanding of Software, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering concepts and terminology
  • Basic understanding of industrial property rights
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills

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