Job title: IP Counsel
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Light Industrial
Expertise: Legal
Location: Singapore
Job published: 12-07-2019
Job ID: 32968
Contact name: Sivam Kumar
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Job Description

  • Blue Chip Company
  • Asia Focus
  • Based In Singapore

Headquartered in Singapore and a leader in the integrated solutions and electronics industry, our client is known for its strong people culture. With a presence in more than 25 counties globally, the opportunity now exists to join this dynamic business as their IP Counsel for Asia.

Reporting to the VP of Legal, you will be key in conceptualising and driving the IP Portfolio for the business’ R&D activities. You will be the key advisor on legal issues pertaining to the Group’s compliance with IP regulations and laws and guard against risks involving the group’s products and IP portfolio. You are meticulous, hands on and will coordinate all IP matters handled by external patent or trade make attorneys. Additionally you will ensure that the group is kept abreast and recommend changes to processes or policies that involve IP.

You have a strong technical background in electrical or mechanical engineering and a good university degree. The successful candidate will have at least 3 -5 years of post -qualification experience as a patent agent and a track record of patent drafting and patent prosecution. You possess good business acumen, a strong work ethic and have the ability to relate to a diverse range of people.