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Patent Licensing Manager

Job Type: Full time
Company/Firm: LSI
Location: Allentown, PA
Date posted: 11/05/09
Salary: Salary dependent on experience
Job Description:

LSI is looking for an experienced Patent Licensing Manager to work in their Allentown, PA, or Colorado Springs, CO offices.

LSI's Intellectual Property (IP) organization is a unique group of technical, legal and business specialists engaged in understanding LSI's 12,000+ patent assets and leveraging them for value through infringement detection and licensing; as well as counseling the corporation with respect to allegations of patent infringement.  We have built upon decades of IP licensing experience from AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Agere Systems and LSI Logic to create a dynamic and successful group that promotes individual growth in the licensing profession.
- Reporting directly to an IP Licensing Director, the Patent Licensing Manager is a business leader responsible for the patent licensing negotiations for Digital Television products.

Responsibilities include:
- Lead patent licensing negotiator
- Business planning and forecasting 
- Target Identification
- Patent mining
- Coordinate patent assertion development and enforcement
- Negotiation

Necessary Experience:

- Minimum of 3-5 years actively participating in assertion based patent licensing, with at least some of this experience being from an offensive perspective.
- Ability to lead diverse teams
- Independent
- Self-motivated
- Strategic and flexible thinking are required to balance near and long term revenue commitments.
- Verbal and written communication skills are a priority, as this person will interface with LSI's senior leaders and with senior leaders of target companies

- Consumer electronics industry experience particularly with regard to Digital Television products or related technology
- Exposure to outbound patent licensing and patent litigation
Required Degree: BS/BA
Preferred Degree:  MBA or Graduate
Preferred Major: Business, Engineering, Law or related fields
Optional Degree: JD
Optional Major: Law

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