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Patent Counsel

As a successful family-owned company on a path to global growth, the Brose Group offers challenging responsibilities and exciting career opportunities to performance-driven, skilled specialists with solid professional knowledge and proven career expertise who wish to contribute to our company’s success.

Your tasks

  • Advice engineers and managers in all Intellectual Property (IP) issues
  • Implementation and tracking of patent monitoring process in China
  • Foster IP work and increase IP awareness
  • Support legal department in IP related matters (contracts, patent litigations)
  • Support benchmark activities, in particular in view of third party IP rights and patent infringements
  • Plan China IP Competence Roadmap with consideration of China Situation, Brose Global IP Strategy and HNTE-Activities
  • Customize China Local IP Services Process

Your Profile

  • Align with local BUs & Germany to define Brose China IP yearly target & action plan
  • Advising engineers and project teams in IP issues
  • Training engineers in IP related topics and raising IP awareness
  • Identifying inventions and evaluating such inventions in view of patentability
  • Coordinating and instructing external patent attorneys for patent prosecution and in case of patent disputes
  • Implementing Brose IP processes, monitoring and maintaining such processes, including IP project checks within the Brose Product Development Process (PDP)
  • Conducting prior art searches, patent monitoring of third party IP rights and freedom to operate analyses
  • Supporting CN Legal Department with regard to IP related contracts
  • Supporting benchmark activities of relevant competitor’s products
  • Informing and advising development teams based on results of benchmark activities and third party patent analysis, also regular reporting main competitors / OEM / Tier-1 product IP trend analysis on China Automotive market