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Patent and Trademark Searcher

Posted by: Cochlear Limited

Posted date: 2008-Aug-10

Location: Sydney - North


Patent and Trademark Searcher

  • Global Market Leader
  • ASX Top 100 company
  • Exciting phase of accelerated growth

Cochlear is the global leader in implantable hearing solutions with over 20 years of experience and more than 130,000 recipients around the world. We have set the industry standards through our teamwork, performance, continuous improvement and technological innovations. We are committed to developing the technologies that are necessary to deliver clear, individualized hearing solutions that are designed to meet specific hearing and lifestyle needs.

At Cochlear our goal is to continue set the standards in Design & Development through our teamwork, performance, continuous improvement and technological innovations. Currently, our Intellectual Property/Patents team is seeking a Patent & Trademark Searcher to facilitate activities related to competitor intellectual property monitoring and landscaping.

Key Responsibilites
  • Facilitation of landscaping and competitor risk management activities
  • Formulate and document a suitable patent and trademark watching strategy in collaboration with IP manager and technical staff
  • Implement the watching strategy (including the use of external service providers)
  • Prepare monthly reports for review by technical staff
  • Manage the distribution and return of technical staff reviews
  • Maintain records of upcoming deadlines related to oppositions
  • Assist with administrative work related to oppositions
  • Research and document patent-related family and status information
  • Help with research on general competitor intelligence
  • Assist with trademark prosecution and maintenance work
Key Requirements:
  • Degree qualified or equivalent (Science/Engineering/Technology desirable)
  • Familiarity with on-line searching tools, particularly Derwent World Patent Index
  • Basic understanding of multi-jurisdictional patent and trademark registration systems
  • Intermediate or advanced skills in Word, Excel, Access and Power Point
  • 3-4 years patent industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills
As an employer of choice, Cochlear can offer:
  • Competitive salary package & benefits
  • Opportunities for ongoing learning & career development
  • Free parking at Riverside offices
  • Potential to innovate (11% of our revenue is dedicated to research & development)
  • Professional & Friendly team environment
Make a career move & apply to our Human Resources team today!

Apply now!

Job Title Patent and Trademark Searcher
Job reference NA
Post Details
Posted By Cochlear Limited
Job Function Trademark/Patent Attorney
Start Date
Email jobscochlear.com.au
Location Sydney - North
Closing Date
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Classification Areas of expertise -> IP Administration -> Paralegal
Industry Industry -> Legal
Location Location -> NSW - New South Wales

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