We are looking for an in-house Patent Agent to provide support to the Assistant General Counsel of IP. Ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the Company's growing patent portfolio.
American Standard is a leading North American plumbing and building products manufacturer. The Company produces high performing fixtures, stylish faucets and sinks, plus whirlpool tubs and other wellness products for the bath and kitchen.
American Standard operates under the business unit LIXIL Water Technology, which is the world’s largest and most global leader in sanitaryware. This division operates in 50 countries, managing 50 production facilities and two R&D centers globally. Lixil Water Technology business brands include: LIXIL, INAX, GROHE, American Standard, and Jaxson.
A bachelor’s degree (and preferably an advanced degree) in engineering (preferably mechanical engineering) or related discipline
Registered patent agent
A minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience
Demonstrated experience in examining or preparing and prosecuting patent applications (utility and preferably design)
Excellent writing and research abilities are a must, as well as proficiency in written and verbal communication, and strong organizational skills
Self-driven and able to work independently