MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME - With this slogan, Midea Group has been committed to enriching households and people's lives through innovative technologies and products for over 50 years. Through continuous development, Midea Group is now a global leading technology group in consumer electronics and air conditioning, robotics, industrial automation and logistics. Every day more than 150,000 employees from over 200 countries develop products and solutions for the world of tomorrow.
Midea Europe GmbH is a subsidiary of the Midea Group. With products of the brands Toshiba, Midea, Comfee we offer surprising solutions for our customers in Europe. Rapid growth, daily challenges and opportunities motivate our employees to help shape the Midea success story.
Responsible for all patent affairs of Midea German Research Center and coordinating with Midea product divisions in China according to instruction from Midea Group Intellectual Property Center.
Responsible for German/European patent prosecution and portfolio management, including searching prior art, drafting, reviewing and revising patent application documents and O.A. response documents, and instructing outside counsel, e.g., law firms or patent agencies, to complete relevant work.
Responsible for assisting in German/European patent risk prevention, patent invalidation, patent licensing, patent analysis, FTO, and etc..
Responsible for formulation and optimization of German/European patent-related processes, standards, and systems.
Responsible for other German/European patent related work.
Master's degree or higher in science and engineering relating to Midea's business, (excellent candidates with bachelor's degree could also be considered); education background in German/European law school or engineering school is preferred
More than five years of German/European patent practice experience, familiar with key issues and processes of German/European patents; German/European patent bar/qualification is preferred; German/European local patent working experience is preferred
Independently finished drafting more than 30 German/European patent applications, and independently finished responding to more than 50 German/European patent O.A.; experience relating to German/European patent risk prevention, patent invalidation, patent licensing, patent analysis, and FTO is preferred
Chinese and German/English as working languages
Proactively, self-motivated, good teamwork spirit.