You will apply your strong writing and patent prosecution skills to protect our intellectual assets and to help us expand our global patent portfolio. You will learn about cutting edge modeling and analytical technologies that help make our software a leading tool for many types of technical computing tasks. We are looking for motivated, energetic, confident, and critical thinking attorneys to help shape the direction of our patent portfolio and to work on all matters patent related, as part of our legal department.
Work closely with inventors to obtain patent protection for a wide range of technologies
Participate in the invention disclosure process, including prepare provisional and utility patent applications and prosecute pending applications before the USPTO
Work with outside counsel including reviewing patent applications and patent prosecution workproducts
Contribute to developing and managing our patent portfolio
Work with developers and management generally on patent-related matters
Assist with implementing improvements to MathWorks’ patent processes
Qualifications Required / Preferred
A technical background in computer science/engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or applied mathematics. Masters degree or higher a plus
JD degree from an accredited law school and membership, in good standing, in a state bar
Patent Bar membership, in good standing, with a minimum of 4 years of patent prosecution experience at a law firm, or a mix of law firm and in-house experience.
At least 3 years experience with software patent preparation and prosecution
Excellent analytical, communication, writing, and editing skills
Effective at multitasking
Critical thinking and excellent oral communication skills
Exposure to MATLAB® and Simulink® software and to software patent litigation a significant plus
Apply online by visiting this link: http://matlab.my/Tvh76R.