This is a Patent Engineering (PE) position working with the IBM patent portfolio, with the goal of monetizing the portfolio through patent licensing and sales.
In this role, the patent engineer will review and understand the inventions described in patents, understand technologies and products, and match applicable patents with target products and technologies.
This role will focus on software-related technologies. Experience with hardware is a plus. Candidates must be able to work independently as well as work with the team.
The candidate should be a team player, have good verbal and written communication skills, have experience with software products and concepts, and be willing to dig into the details.
A basic understanding of patents is desirable. Note that this is a technical role and not a legal role. Candidates should not expect that this will lead to a position with IBM Legal.
Specifics : Review patents and understand the documented inventions.Identify patents that are relevant to a specific technology, company or product.
Create client presentations.Work with clients to find patents that meet their needs (e.g., for licensing or sale).Follow processes related to work products.
Review a patent and determine its relevance and importance.Work with team membersMust be located at a major IBM US site. RTP is the preferred site.
All work is remote currently.