Patent Agent

US-MA-Billerica
Job ID
2017-4689
Category
Legal

Company Overview and Values

Why work at Entegris?

Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 

People 

Accountability

Creativity 
Excellence

Overview

Entegris is seeking a Patent Agent with strong patent drafting and prosecution skills, to join the IP Department’s IP Portfolio Management Center of Excellence. This position will be located in our Billerica, MA facility, and works with technical and business employees that may be located in any one of our facilities throughout the world.

Responsibilities

  • U.S. and International patent and application preparation and prosecution includes drafting utility, design, and utility model applications and responding to official actions from the patent offices throughout the world (non-U.S. patent work to be coordinated with outside international counsel);
  • Interface with scientists, engineers, business leaders, and IP Counsel to identify inventions, draft applications, and prosecute patent applications;
  • Coordinate with IP counsel on patent prosecution issues that impact global business objectives and provide support in executing portfolio management strategy;
  • Assist or lead IP related work such as patent clearance studies, patentability searches, litigation support, competitor benchmarking, and due diligence projects, as directed by and under the supervision of IP Counsel;
  • Develop expertise in patent analytics in support of an IP strategy;
  • Prepare and present intellectual property training to employees.

Qualifications

To be successful in the role and at Entegris you will need:

  • Bachelors of Science or higher in Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Physics;
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in patent prosecution in the material, mechanical, and/or chemical arts;
  • Knowledge of the PCT process, patent procedural requirements, and USPTO practice, including post-grant proceedings;
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office;
  • Familiarity with PTO practice in Asia countries is a plus;
  • Ability to read and/or understand Chinese, Japanese, or Korean language is a plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects;
  • Ability and willingness to travel (approx. 10%).

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

  • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
  • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!
  • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
  • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

 

At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.

 

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