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Director, Patent Search Technical Team - Other - Alexandria, Va.

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: Landon IP
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Date posted: 11/23/10
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

Landon IP is seeking a Technical Team Director to lead, manage, and grow one of the five technical teams within the Patent Search Group at Landon IP. The five technical teams are Chemistry, Materials, and Life Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Communications; Computing, and Electrical Engineering and Physical Sciences. The Director will be responsible for all project management, personnel management, customer relationship management, as well as provide business development support for the Technical Team. The Director is responsible for all facets of the search process from initial customer contact to final report delivery and follow-up.

Serve as key manager & leader in the company
Manage customer relationships
Manage workflow
Lead, manage, and grow analyst team
Generate new business to meet sales goals

Highly skilled in fast, accurate, and polished customer service.
Possesses an entrepreneurial, big-picture view of responsibilities.
Significant experience and familiarity with all types of patent searches.
Excellent writing, editing and verbal communications skills, as well as strong attention to detail.
Management experience is a plus. Desire to expand/learn management skills required, as well as a proven ability to communicate and interact well in all situations.
At least 5 years patent field experience.
Significant experience in one of the technical disciplines above.
Bachelors degree in technical area required. Graduate degree(s) a plus.

Additional Info:Employer Type: OtherJob Location: Alexandria, VirginiaLandon IP serves the industry in all stages of the intellectual propertylifecycle through the companys five major business units patentresearch, patent analysis and consulting, information retrieval andlegal services, translations, and patent training through theprestigious and wholly owned subsidiary Patent Resources Group. LandonIPs Patent Search Group literally wrote the book on patent searching,titled Patent Searching: Tools and Techniques published by Wiley &Sons. The company also teaches the Art & Science of Patent Searchingthrough Patent Resources Group which is the industry leader incontinued patent education. Landon IP serves over 10,000 customersworldwide including the United States Patent and Trademark Office whichhas relied upon Landon IP for patent searching since 2005.The company prides itself on communication with employees, assistingemployees in development of their knowledge and skills, and helpingemployees identify and create opportunities for growth within thecompany. The Patent Search Group offers an extensive initial trainingprogram in addition to long-term continued education for new employees.Landon IP also provides a casual and relaxed work environment thatplaces the emphasis on delivering results through highly thoughtfulwork, delighting our customers and continuously exceeding theirexpectations.Posted on November 22, 2010 at 07:46 PM in - US - MidAtlantic and South

Necessary Experience: N/A

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