Kimberly-Clark has well-known family care and personal care brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Andrex, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, Poise and Depend, we hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position globally in more than 80 countries. You can imagine the patents that come out of an innovative company like this, innovation that has allowed the firm to survive for over 150 years!
Kimberly-Clark is seeking a Patent Facilitator on a Senior level for their Roswell GA campus just north of Atlanta. The full position description and a way to apply is here:http://bit.ly/17375-SrPatent.
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The hiring manager has a preference for those people that have engineering or science education and has managed the process end-to-end from patent art search to helping with submissions and doing maintenance. It is not necessarily on the level of a Patent Agent or for someone who has managed a team. This is an individual contributor role with room to make this job his or her own .
Here is how one excellent candidate that the hiring manager reviewed described his experience:
• Mapped patent coverage on 34 GE products to support infringement analysis and litigation
• Co-developed “Patent Strength vs. Product Value” analysis technique
• Corporate Intellectual Property subject matter expert
• Established invention review prioritization system to assure protection of highest value inventions
• Monitored competitor patent portfolios to assess impact to key technology development efforts
• Licensing negotiation team member – patent portfolio subject matter expert
• Patentability assessments and prosecution including prior art searches, invention definition, application reviews and Office Action review/responses
• Developed and delivered corporate Intellectual Property training
If your career sounds like it covered a lot of these points and you have a Bachelor’s degree, then send me your resume for review. I promise to get back to you with my assessment of your fit. Please send that to Dorothy.Beach@KCC.com and thanks for your interest!