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Patent Analyst

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: RPX Corporation
Location: San Francisco, California
Date posted: 01/20/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

As a Patent Analyst, you will work closely with RPX technical, legal, and business team members in the process of researching and evaluating new patent acquisitions for the RPX portfolio. You are passionate about, and have a deep understanding of, technology and innovation, and you have strong research skills along with an interest in legal issues concerning patents. You should have deep knowledge (including current and historical knowledge of products, standards, and technical literature) in one or more specific fields of technical innovation. Our interests are broad and include wireless communications, networking, storage, security, payments, consumer electronics, graphics, semiconductors, Internet applications, and enterprise IT and applications software.
This is a full-time position.

Necessary Experience:


* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or related degree preferred, advanced degree a plus.
* At least 3 years work experience.
* In-depth understanding in one or more specific fields of technological innovation, including historical and current knowledge of products, standards, and technical literature.
* Excellent research and analysis skills with online services; training or practical experience with a variety of technical classification systems and advanced search techniques is strongly desirable.
* Superior English written and oral communication skills.
* Diligent, thorough, and proactive contributor in a fast-paced small team environment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer. Sponsorship is not available.

Local candidates only: Candidates must be local to the San Francisco Bay Area. No relocation available.

Contact: apply online

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