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IP Assistant/Administrator – Patents – Jordan Office

Job Summary:

The IP Assistant/Administrator – Patents is responsible for effecting and completing all patent-related matters for foreign and multinational clients into the region; and is also responsible for managing patent-related matters for local and regional firms seeking advice and support for protecting their ideas in the region and beyond.

Duties/Responsibilities:

–          Patent Procurement:

o   Reviews, prepares and files patent applications in various countries; reviews, advises and replies to examination reports; completes registration of application on grant, publication and issuance

–          Patent Portfolio Management: 

o   Monitors deadlines; applies and utilizes guidelines and procedures for prosecution and invoicing; familiarizes oneself with specific client technology(ies) and provides both technical and legal support

–          Consulting:

o   Provides technical assistance to both branch offices/agents and clients; advises on allowability and patentability; develops strategy for local or regional patent portfolio

–           Patentability Searches and Drafting:

o   Prepares and advises local/regional clients on patentability of inventions; prepares draft patent applications for worldwide filing; advises on filing strategy and provides support from filing to registration of patents

o   Develops and maintains relationships with local/regional clients by offering advice, training and support

–          Familiarizes oneself with patent laws and regulations in multiple countries and maintains current knowledge on updates and changes

–          Familiarizes oneself with Saba IP’s electronic management system (IPMS) for docketing, tracking, updating and analyzing filings and portfolios

–          Attends, participates and/or presents at local, regional and international conferences to promote patents and Saba IP in the region

Skills/Qualifications:

–          Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronics (preferred), Electromechanical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering

–          0-3 years of experience in the field 

–          Exposure and experience in IP is a plus

–          Excellent command of Arabic and English (French is a plus)

–          Good communication skills

–          Ability to work independently and within a team 

–          Personal initiative and motivation to learn and grow within the firm and the industry

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