Head of Patents

  • Company:
    Amdocs Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Software Services | Internet/Dot com/ISP

Who are we? If youre a smartphone user then you are part of an ever more connected and digital world. At Amdocs, we are leading the digital revolution into the future. From virtualized telecommunications networks, Big Data and Internet of Things to mobile financial services, billing and operational support systems, we are continually evolving our business to help you become more connected. We make sure that when you watch a video on YouTube, message friends on SnapChat or send your images on Instagram, you get a great service anytime, anywhere, and on any device. We are at the heart of the telecommunications industry working with giants such as AT&T, Vodafone, Telstra and Telefonica, helping them create an amazing new world for you where technology is being used in amazing new ways every single day. In one sentence Build and manage Amdocs patent portfolio to reflect and protect Amdocs core business What will your job look like? Implement IP strategy with respect to defensive and offensive patent filings Identify and harvest patentable ideas from the companys different groups and business units Build stabilized and balanced proven IP portfolio Drive the ongoing activities for managing the existing portfolio including filling, claims response , and granting process Educate & proactively encourage internal novelty of the entire organization to IP related issues Support M&A activities to assess potential patent risks and opportunities Advise management on IP related issues All you need is… Law degree or BSc in Computer science or Engineering or equivalent Must 5 years of experienceas a patent attorney/practicing intellectual property/patent in-house corporate intellectual property – Must Deep knowledge in drafting and prosecuting patent applications along with experience assisting intellectual property assertion reviews Knowledge of intellectual property and information technology law with software knowledge and experience Solid understanding in technologies and specifically in the Telco and Media market as well as a strong business view is a big plus. Registered patent attorney with the US Patent & Trademark Office or equivalent with a National Patent Office a plus. Why you will love this job 1. In this position you will deal with all aspects of patents, for example, filing and portfolio management, improving the quality of Amdocs patents, patent litigation support, and more. 2. A very dynamic environment with interfaces to many teams and functions in the company. 3. You will have the ability to make a significant impact to the business in this position.