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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
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* 北京(Beijing) - Beijing - China

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology that builds a brighter, more sustainable and inclusive future for our customers, colleagues, communities, and the planet.

And we go big. No, not big—huge.

We’re not just a US$70 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company, we’re one of Fortune’s Most Admired. We’re transforming the world through intelligent transformation, offering the world’s most complete portfolio of smart devices, infrastructure, and solutions. With more than 71,500 employees doing business in 180 markets, we help millions—not just the select few—experience our version of a smarter future.

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

Description and Requirements

Job Responsibilities (Essential functions and duties): 

  • Manage a global SEP patent portfolio including interacting with engineering management and inventor team in China to better harvest patentable innovations
  • Manage/review global outside counsel to draft and file new PCT and national patent applications and prosecute our pending global patent applications
  • Manage/produce SEP claim charts using knowledge of SEP technical specifications
  • Provide inventor training and education about patent law and Lenovo internal processes
  • Review portfolio to track current spend for new filings, prosecution and annuity payments
  • Support, as appropriate, patent licensing, litigation, and complex business transactions by providing patent portfolio analysis, due diligence, infringement and invalidity analysis, and claim charting. 

Required Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science and technology (preferably majoring in Communications, Electrical, or Computer Engineering)
  • 3+ years of experience with patent preparation, and prosecution, management, preferably in a patent department of a global technology company or an international patent law firm
  • Fluency in English
  • Independently manage high complexity tasks in patent related matters to assist Lenovo business groups
  • In depth understanding of PCT/WIPO, US, and China patent law, filing and prosecution strategies
  • 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 and automated processes and solutions to old problems.

Preferred Experiences

  • CN Patent Bar
  • Good knowledge of rules and practices of patenting software and cellular standards worldwide
  • 2+ years of experience as an engineer for a telecommunications company
  • Good understanding of telecommunications technology. Possess strong analytical skills and fundamental grasp of both legal and wireless communications concepts in the areas of, for example: PHY, MAC, and/or higher protocol layers (e.g., Layer 2/3) areas especially in LTE, CDMA, OFDM, WiFi, or WiMAX
  • Good understanding of audio and/or video codec technologies and standards
  • Experience in Patent Claim Charting
  • Inbound/outbound licensing experience

* 北京(Beijing) - Beijing - China