Saudi Aramco Careers

Intellectual Property Management Specialist

Saudi Arabia
research & lab sciences


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1141876

Req Number: 15787BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is seeking an Intellectual Property (IP) Management Specialist to join the Technology Strategy & Planning Department (TS&PD).
TS&PD provides critical and timely information and develops execution strategies to align Company projects with value driven deployments in high impact areas, which offer the Company a significant, distinctive and sustainable competitive advantage in its core businesses. TS&PD also assures the intellectual property planning/filings are coordinated with the ultimate objective of the technology strategy (i.e., proprietary, value driven, brand building, etc.).
The IP Management Specialist is responsible for supporting the development of Saudi Aramco’s Intellectual Property portfolio (patents, copyrights, and trade secrets), including analysis of invention disclosures and working with inventors and in-house IP counsels on patent prosecution activities. The IP Management Specialist is also responsible for performing patent research to support various IP activities, including patentability search, freedom to operate, competitive intelligence, IP benchmarking and other related tasks. IP experience in energy, chemicals, environmental engineering, or heavy industrial sector is preferred, but not required.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a bachelor degree in a science/engineering discipline. A master of Law degree in Intellectual Property is preferred.
You should have 13 years of professional experience, including at least 5 years as a specialist in your field, and achieved substantial recognition by peers as an expert.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will be expected to support the development, enhancement and implementation of the Saudi Aramco IP strategy. Support inventors in obtaining the appropriate protection for their invention. Assess the patentability of invention disclosures (i.e., conduct prior art searches). Perform competitive analysis of patent and commercial product landscape (i.e., IP mapping). Support in-house IP counsel with patent prosecution and other patent related activities. Management of annuity payments including responding to annuity payment requests and resolving issues. Conduct IP awareness sessions and training. Contribute to Saudi Aramco annual IP goals.

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