Patent Agent/ Patent Engineer
Company: Dunlop Sports Americas
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: August 2, 2022
Roger Cleveland Golf Company, Inc., d/b/a Dunlop Sports America, is
one of the world's leading golf club and golf ball manufacturers,
which markets and sells sporting goods products under the Cleveland
-, Srixon -, XXIO -, Dunlop -, and ASICS - brands. Srixon/Cleveland
Golf/XXIO is headquartered in Huntington Beach, CA, and its parent
company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., is headquartered in
Kobe, Japan. Dunlop Sports America is committed to leading
innovation in the golf equipment industry and making the game of
golf more enjoyable. The successful candidate will play a key role
in this mission in supporting a dynamic and passionate team of
attorneys, engineers, designers and product leaders.
- Interface with R&D and product teams to identify, review
and analyze patentable inventions and prior art.
- Draft and prosecute U.S. patent applications in coordination
with engineers and industrial designers.
- Conduct freedom to operate analyses and advising and executing
on patent strategies.
- Monitor the Company's patent portfolio for patent marking
purposes and potential licensing opportunities.
Special Skills Required:
- Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office (or pending registration)
- BS in engineering or science, preferably mechanical
engineering, physics or material science.
- 2-5 years of patent-related experience.
Language Skills:Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific
and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.
Ability to effectively present information to top management,
public groups and/or boards of directors.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts
such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of
plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply
concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data,
establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret
an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or
diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual
should have some knowledge of international patent classification
systems, basic docketing platforms, patent searching tools and
Microsoft Office applications (e.g. WORD, EXCEL, Outlook and
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is
occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Some travel is required. Some remote work may be available.
Please send your application to:
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