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21/01 B Surendranatha Reddy
Manager-Sourcing at Ad Astra Consultants

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Practice Leader - Intellectual Asset Management/Intellectual Property Rights - IT (12-18 yrs)

Chandigarh/Any Location Job Code: 1209744

The Practice Leader for IAM/IPR will be responsible for building and leading all aspects of the company's IAM/IPR function, including:

- Driving growth - should have previously grown and scaled an IAM/IPR business

- Managing all aspects of Operations and Client deliveries

- Developing and enhancing the value proposition for the IAM business including both IP and Technology Research aspects

- Leading and managing farming and hunting Sales to grow the Business

- Building and executing on a sales and marketing plan

- Developing detailed proposal and architecting solutions for the Clients

- Presenting the proposals to Clients and winning business

- Building thought leadership and content for the IAM business

- Leading and strengthening the IAM team and its processes

- Good to have: experience in growing and managing a P&L

The Person :

Pivotal Experience & Expertise :

- Deep understanding of the IAM world, comprising both of IP and Technology Research

- Understanding should include aspects of IAM crossing roads with strategy/innovation management, prosecution and litigation

- Innovation Management, Consulting, Market search, Patent drafting, Patent search and Patent prosecution

- Past experience in providing Consulting services would help

- Keen interest in new technologies

- Experience of setting / scaling up an IAM function in a fast-growing company striving toward market leadership in an evolving marketplace

- Ability to grow a Business to a minimum of USD6mn

- Showcased past experience of growing an IAM business to a minimum of USD3mn

- International experience, servicing Clients in the US, UK and EU

- Preferably Certified patent agent and/or Patent attorney; patent valuation expert

- Good to have: experience in Domains such as Automobile, Telecommunication, Semi-Conductor/Electronics, Pharma

- Techno-Legal mindset,

Technical Experience & Expertise:

- Experience working with different Patent offices/Organisations including USPTO, IPO, EPO, WIPO, PCT & Chinese PTO

- Knowledge of various Patent Databases like PatSnap, LexisNexis, Orbit, Thomson Innovation, Innography as well as non-patent literature

- Innovation:

- Technology Landscaping, Competitor landscape, Patent Due Diligence, Technology trend analysis, Market Search, Product Search, Technology scouting, In/Out licensing, patent analytics

- Prosecution:

- Novelty searches (prior-art searches), Patent application and drafting, office action response, risk assessment, freedom-to-operate

- Litigation:

- Invalidation searches, infringement analysis, claim charting

- Stay abreast of Products, emerging technologies, Patent laws and Intellectual property management processes.

Leadership Capabilities and Cultural Fit

- Growth-mindset, sense of urgency, strong intellectual horsepower, a thorough and insightful problem solver with a can-do attitude

- Persistent focus on improvement; consistently anticipates the competitive landscape and works diligently to help the organisation win

- Bring a good balance of agility and rigour

- Executive presence and the highest levels of personal and professional ethics and integrity

- Accountable, self-motivated, hands-on, dynamic and passionate leader with humility

- Leadership, People Management and Change Management skills with the ability to successfully motivate, challenge, and grow

- Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills at all levels, with the ability to flex according to audience

- Strong personal accountability ownership mentality; digs in with urgency and an intention to solve problems; perseveres through challenges while thinking about impact on the business and others to ensure sustainability; takes data driven decisions

- Is energized by operating in the "grey zone"; doesn't require a blueprint or clear answers; quickly benchmarks and assimilates information to develop options/solutions in an agile manner

- Able to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create a results driven, team oriented environment

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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