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Patent Attorney

Winchester, England SO21 2
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Are you a recently or nearly qualified European Patent Attorney and/or Chartered Patent Attorney looking to broaden your skill set to become a more commercial and business focused IP Attorney? Do you want a career where no two days are the same, where you are constantly learning and growing as a commercially focused IP professional? Do you want to be part of a dynamic global IP team, where your growth will be supported and where you will become a key IP advisor to your business clients? Do you want to work on a beautiful 100-acre site in the countryside? If yes - IBM is the place for you.

You will join the UK IP Law team based in Hursley, near Winchester in Hampshire, and provide IP and commercial advice and counsel on a broad range of IP related topics to your clients and other internal stakeholders. You will work with inventors to identify inventions, manage the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, provide freedom of action opinions, participate in patent enforcement and licensing activities and draft and negotiate IP terms in commercial contracts.

By joining the IBM Intellectual Property function, you will become part of a global company which holds Intellectual Property, its protection, exploitation and its practitioners in a prominent position:

  • IBM received a record of 9100 patents in 2018 - marking the 26th consecutive year that the company topped the annual list of U.S. patent recipients;

  • A worldwide portfolio of over 60,000 patents for all technologies ranging from hardware and software to services;

  • Thousands of registered trademarks;

  • A vast catalogue of software and other copyrighted material;

  • World class Intellectual Property licensing operations.

Owing to its history, size, structure and integration within the IBM General Legal organization, IBM Intellectual Property function gives access to large work diversity and numerous opportunities for both long and short term career development to the candidate who is striving to achieve.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Recently or nearly fully qualified as a CPA and/or EPA
  • At least 3 years experience in IP law

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

A successful candidate should

  • possess an excellent degree in either electrical engineering, physics, computer science or a related discipline;
  • be fluent in English;
  • preferably be both a European Patent Attorney and Chartered Patent Attorney or nearly qualified;
  • have excellent social, communication and negotiation skills

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



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Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-06

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