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"Never have I worked with a more professional, customer-service oriented, and well-organized group of people. Landon IP offers an extremely positive environment in which we all can thrive and I’m thrilled to be part of this team ."

Kathy Dalton
Search Manager

Landon IP is a dynamic, growing company and is always in need of qualified, enthusiastic individuals to join our team. Please forward your resume and cover letter to careers@landon-ip.com. In your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of Landon IP and what area of the company interests you the most. We have office locations in Alexandria, VA, USA; Southfield, MI, USA; London, United Kingdom; Tokyo, Japan; and Shanghai, China.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

    Job Description

  • Strategically perform searches relating to patentability (novelty), validity, freedom-to-operate and infringement
  • Communicate effectively with customers in determining the scope of searches and draft informative reports that clarify and summarize search results
  • Maintain proficiency with commercial patent databases and other proprietary databases that disclose technical publications.
  • Conduct long-term patent landscape studies to identify trends in a technology field, deliver competitive intelligence and identify potential research and licensing opportunities
  • Perform Evidence-Of-Use studies by analyzing products currently used in the market that may be infringing on a patent of interest
  • Perform qualitative analysis of patents and patent portfolios from a legal, technical and business perspective
    Job Requirements
  • Previous patent examining or patent searching experience preferred
    • Bachelors Degree and experience in one of the following areas:
    • Electrical Engineering: Semiconductor structure and manufacture, solid state memory, nanotechnology devices and fabrication, electrical circuits and components.
      Electrical Communications:
    • Cellular, mobile and wireless communications; networking; CDMA, OFDM, digital communications; computer engineering degree preferred; OR
    • Video/audio encoding, image compression technologies, signal transmission and processing.
    • Medical Devices: Surgery, prostheses, bio-electrical devices (MRI, ultrasound, etc.).
      Mechanical Engineering:
    • Complex thermal-fluid systems, complex thermodynamics and refrigeration systems, complex fluid mechanics, and turbo-machinery; Complex HVAC systems, OR
    • Petroleum - drilling and platforms, OR
    • Green technologies including windmills, erosion control, rain routing, and waste management systems
    • Business Methods: E-Commerce, insurance services, banking/financial products (i.e., such as loans, savings accounts, checking accounts, sweep accounts, certificate of deposit accounts, FDIC regulations, internet banking), credit card/smart card technology, investment products and services (i.e. stocks, bonds, options, derivatives, mutual funds, money market funds)
      Computing:
    • Cryptography including encryption, algorithms, hash functions, watermarking; Software including computer programming, compilers, firmware, video games, operating system, servers; Databases/File Management including indexing, memory allocation, file management applications, knowledge based systems, object database (OQL), OR
    • Hardware including chips, graphics and media cards, memory (RAM/ROM), drives, I/O devices, buses; Computer Architecture including blocks, registers, flip-flops, MUX, DEMUX, clocks, logic implementation; Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) including graphics, interface design, software/hardware communication
  • In-depth knowledge of technical literature in the area of subject matter expertise
  • Highly skilled developing a search methodology and in conducting searches
  • Strong time management skills and dependable in completing quality projects against deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • How to Apply

    Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your patent searching experience, areas of technical expertise and salary requirements to careers@landon-ip.com. Please reference the position title in your email subject line.