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Monday, November 15, 2021
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Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

Job Overview:     

Lenovo’s legal department is looking for talented, highly motivated and dynamic Advisory Engineer, Patent Legal, PCSD Portfolio Manager to work with our China Patent team and help manage Lenovo’s PC business patent portfolio.

We are looking for someone who is an outstanding leader and manager of processes and patent portfolios with demonstrated effective communication skills, deep technical skills, and IP strategy experience.  You will partner with inventors, technical business leadership, the IP legal team, and outside counsel to effectively and efficiently provide patent portfolio services for Lenovo PC business units. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Manage a global patent portfolio for the PC business including harvest and identify patentable innovations, manage OC to draft and file patent applications including prosecution, reexamination, invalidation and other patent related professional work in the lifecycle.
  • Manage annuity payments for PC portfolio within budget 
  • Provide inventor training and education
  • Support, as appropriate, patent licensing opportunities, litigations, and complex business transactions with patent portfolio analysis, due diligence, infringement and invalidity analysis, and claim charting and testing. 
  • Manage relationships and communications with outside counsel.
  • Communicate effectively with business client on patent filing plan, IP strategy, and IP awareness and education


Job Requirements : 

  • Bachelor degree in science and technology (preferably majoring in Electronics, Computer or Communication) 
  • In-depth understanding of China patent law, filing and prosecution strategies and preferable to have knowledge of global patent laws including EPO, WIPO, and US
  • Deep knowledge of rules and practices in patenting software worldwide
  • Strong technical skills to partner with business leadership and Patent Review Boards to support PCs and Smart technology.
  • Fulfill independently tasks of high complexity in patent related matters for the business clients and provide patent related counseling
  • In-depth understanding of technology of PC business clients (both hardware and software knowledge and expertise at a system or application level)
  • Excellent communication skills to communicate with business clients and identify patent for protection, improve IP awareness in business clients through education and training 

· Excellent Mandarin and English language skills, both written and verbal.

· Intense commitment to high moral standards and business ethics;

· Top notch communication and teambuilding skills.

·  Strong organizational and operational skills.

·  Personable collaborator who can work successfully and build relationships with internal stakeholders and external parties to achieve business goals;

·  Strong ability to identify challenges and develop and adapt to changes to achieve business and corporate goals.

· Strategic thinker with a broad perspective, and an analytical thinker with enough creativity to synthesize new solutions to old problems.