||Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking Patent Agent at our State of the Art North American Automotive Center in Troy, MI, or our campus in Wooster, OH. The primary role of this position will be drafting and prosecuting Schaeffler Group patent applications based on regionally submitted invention disclosure and priority patent applications first - filed in Germany. |
Preparing patent applications based on submitted invention disclosures
Working with internal and external drafters to prepare patent drawings and providing hand sketches when necessary
Re-drafting German priority applications for filing with the United States Patent and Trademark office (USPTO)
Drafting responses to USPTO office actions
Qualified Candidates will have:
Undergraduate degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Registered to practice before the USPTO or willing to study for and sit for the patent agent exam within 1 year of hiring
At lest 1 year experience with automotive drivetrain components and assemblies
At least 1 year experience reading, drafting, and prosecuting patent claims or at least 5 years experience drafting technical documents
Demonstrated ability to work individually to meet strict deadlines
German language skills is a plus
The Schaeffler Group develops and manufactures precision products and is synonymous with creative technology. We set the world in motion with our three brands - INA, FAG, and LuK. Our engineering solutions increase the performance of equipment for the Automotive, Industrial and Aerospace industries.
More than 76,000 employees work at 180 locations in 50 countries to serve our customers worldwide.
Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer