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Patent Agent
Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Date Posted: October 13, 2016
Contact: Edward Scherlacher
Company\Firm: The Coca-Cola Company
Email:edscherlacher@coca-cola.com
Telephone:404-985-9576
Job Description: Working within the patent team, the Patent Agent is responsible for helping to develop and maintain The Coca-Cola Company's patent portfolio in support of the Company's business objectives.

This individual is responsible for patent prosecution and drafting, working closely and communicating effectively with scientific, technical, legal and business team members in the process.

The individual will review invention disclosure submissions, prepare patent filings and prosecute patent applications, and, where necessary, manage external patent counsel in support of the same. This individual may also support counseling matters, including opinion work and enforcement matters.

Responsibilities:

Draft applications and prosecute US and foreign patent applications

Conduct searches and interpret prior art documents

Support the invention disclosure process

Support client counseling, working closely with internal or external counsel and stakeholders

Assist in identifying competitive products/patent portfolios

Support M&A activity involving technology-based companies, when requested

Other responsibilities and key result areas will be assigned as required

Education & Experience:

Degree in engineering, materials science, organic or polymer chemistry or other relevant technical degree, with minimum 3 years of experience preparing, filing, and prosecuting of patent applications at a law firm

Registered before the USPTO

Strong knowledge of patent law

Experience in drafting patent applications and responses in the USPTO

Experience in managing patent prosecution outside of the US

Experience managing patent portfolios for multinational corporations preferred

Outstanding communication and networking skills and the ability to participate in a multidisciplinary team

Ability to work independently and, where appropriate, with supervision provided by an in-house patent manager, senior agent or counsel

The ability to effectively contribute as a team player
Demonstrated creativity and success in strategizing, structuring, and obtaining robust intellectual property protection for specific technology-related products

Functional Expertise:

Strong technical writing and patent drafting skills

Superior English written and oral communication skills

Strong research and analysis skills along with an interest in legal issues concerning patents

Training or practical experience with patent classification systems and/or patent search tools (e.g., Innography, Thomson IP)

Continuous learning and development

Customer service and results-oriented


Leadership Behaviors:

DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation).

COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).

ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders.

INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible.

DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others’ development to achieve full potential.

Please apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/CocaColaPatentAgent

Job Number: EA18247
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