Patent Counsel (m/f/d) – Temp. until 19.06.2021

  • Adidas
  • DE - BY - Herzogenaurach
  • 5 days ago

Company Name: Adidas

Location: Herzogenaurach, BY, DE


Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation

To provide patent support for the adidas brand.


Key Responsibilities

  • Patent Clearance, including the research of patents and other prior art (internal searches in database system and external searches supported by outside counsel)
  • Monitoring the patent activity and products of competitor (including monitoring their websites and other literature)
  • Liaising between Technical Departments and Global Legal Innovation
  • Managing the preparation of new patent applications and the formulation and implementation of patent strategies for underlying technologies
  • Assisting in-house attorneys and external attorneys in case of patent litigation
  • Managing and instructing external patent lawyers in regards to new patent applications
  • Handling employee invention law matters


Key Relationships

  • External law firms
  • Departments linked to the product creation process


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  1. University degree with focus on engineering or science (e.g. mechanical engineer)
  2. 2+ years of experience within IP
  3. Fluency in English
  4. IT Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)