Mandataire mécanique Industrie automobile (H/F)

Pologne - Cracow

Fonction Propriété Intellectuelle
Secteur Industry
Region / Pays Poland
Référence de l'offre IBCracow
Lieu Cracow
Information sur la société
Valeo is an automotive supplier and partner to automakers worldwide. As a technology company, we design innovative solutions for smart mobility, with a particular focus on intuitive driving and reducing CO₂ emissions. The Group also provides and distributes spare parts for automakers and independent aftermarket operators. 
 
Research and development is at the core of our growth strategy and our identity as a technology company. We are committed to developing new automotive technologies and finding solutions that meet and anticipate market demands, promote intuitive and safer driving, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions (such as CO2) and pollution. This strong commitment to innovation is why we invested more than 10% of our original equipment sales in R&D.
 
Within the IP team (90 people), the business group visibility is focussed on wiping  and lighting products.
 
 
Description du poste
The position which is created is  located in Cracow within the lighting product group.
 
The role includes:
 
■ leading invention identification sessions within selected projects;
■ drafting and filing patent applications;
■ training and assisting technologists in recognizing patentable inventions and submitting
invention disclosures;
■ overseeing and involvement in the invention disclosure submission and evaluation
processes;
■ preparing freedom-to-operate/clearance studies regarding third party patent rights;
■ participating in design review meetings, brainstorming sessions and innovation
workshops;
■ coordinating international extension filings;
■ managing patent portfolios - including reviewing office actions and drafting response
based on feedback from the Business;
■ Communicating with outside attorneys; and providing other assistance and support to
R&D, marketing, and Legal department staff as required, including on opposition and
litigation matters and advising on IP related matters.
Profil du candidat
■ Preferably have degree in Mechanics or Mechanical Engineering 
■ Minimum 4 years experiences in the field of intellectual property in developing patent
portfolios
■ Qualified/partly EPO qualified  
■ Demonstrated ability to develop and implement standards ensuring procurement of
patents of the highest quality and business relevance.
■ Ability to direct and manage outside counsel
■ Knowledge (relative to experience) of laws, rules, regulations and practice under EPO
and preferably also major European national patent systems would be a plus
 
Personal skills:
 
■ Self-starter / proactive - Proven ability to quickly identify, prioritize, and analyse issues, to
create solutions, to communicate in a counselling role, and to work effectively and team
with all levels of management.
■ Business partner mindset
■ Clear communication skills- written and oral
■ Fluent in English (oral & written)