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Intellectual Property Manager

Keywords / Skills : Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Rights

5 - 10 years
Posted: 2018-08-04

Job Description
This role will contribute to strengthening the understanding and development of ideas, innovations

and associated IP. The postholder will support the AED of IP and Commercialization in the following;

1. Support intellectual property management and commercial development activity across the

Corporation by providing advice and support in identifying an assessing new opportunities

from ideas generated from employees or on-going research through regular liaison with staff,

researchers and students.
2. The postholder will utlilise expertise from, and act as a liaison with, internal and external

departments, networks and partnerships which would be able to provide support to the AED in

the following areas;

 Developing a commercial plan for each opportunity with commercial IP, including

assessment of commercial potential and review of competing technologies;

 Protecting IP through patent application filing, or other appropriate mechanisms (including

trademark, design rights and copyright), and managing patent portfolio, including

instructing qualified Patent Agents, key decision making and management of patent

application costs;

 Managing formal patent documentation including IPR Assignments.

 Identifying potential licensees/commercial development partners, preparing marketing

materials and approaches to companies;

 Negotiating commercial terms for an IP Licence, Industrial Collaboration, Service

Agreement etc.;

 Drafting internal agreements e.g. IP assignments for students/staff and drafting or

reviewing external legal agreements governing IP Licences Options, Industrial

Collaborations, Consortium Agreements, Service Agreements etc.;

3. Negotiate, with support from internal departments, inter-organizational agreements to

allocate the responsibilities for expenses, financial return, and license management; negotiate

material transfer and confidentiality agreements and oversee compliance with national and

international intellectual property reporting regulations.

4. Provide information to the Corporations legal department to assist in determining intellectual

property patentability and to oversee adherence to application timelines.

5. Identify support to evaluate software and copyright disclosures, identify and review existing

and new contracts and file appropriate copyright registration;

6. Develop appropriate commercialization strategies for intellectual property, including

identifying prospective licensees through the use of information bases, discussions with

inventors, and contacts obtained through industry affiliation.

7. Prepare non-confidential disclosures and descriptions of intellectual property and related

information for potential licensees.

8. Supervise, train, and evaluate staff as assigned.

9. Develop, present and/or coordinate workshops/ training and/or lectures on intellectual

property and commercialization.

10. Perform related duties as assigned.

About Company

United for Manpower Solutions is a licensed staffing firm, strategically based in Doha, Qatar. We have two categories of clients: Professionals (job seekers) and Corporations (employers). We connect job seekers with employers and vice versa through permanent placement and temporary position for various organizations across all industry sectors.
Since 2007, we have successfully matched qualified professionals with large or small corporations;
Professionals count on us to connect them to employers that will provide an opportunity for advancement and professional development.
Corporations count on us to place the right individuals to fit their needs and deliver exemplary results.
We are committed to upholding the standards of excellence and professionalism in a legal, ethical, cost-effective and timely manner by consistently maintaining our Core Values while achieving valuable results.

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