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Intellectual Property Attorney Augusta

Textron Specialized Vehicles

Textron Specialized Vehicles Augusta GA Georgia

1 week ago

Intellectual Property Attorney
• 306633
Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, snowmobiles, side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, and ground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products under several different brands. Its vehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.


• Provide professional support and analysis in the identification, creation, protection, licensing, and reporting of intellectual property. • Manage outside counsel in filing patent applications and drafting non-infringement and invalidity opinions.
• Coordinate with engineering and to identify patentable inventions, cultivate invention disclosures, and manage outside counsel in filing patent applications.
• Collaborate cross-functionally to train engineers and managers on the patent process.
• Work with others in matrixed Textron organization to protect intellectual property rights and avoid thirdparty intellectual property rights.
• Negotiate and advise business stakeholders on various contract matters, including but not limited to joint development agreements, service agreements, license agreements, and sponsorship agreements.
• Manage trademark portfolio, including conducting trademark clearance investigations and coordinating with outside counsel in maintenance and opposition proceedings in the United States and internation

• Education: Juris doctorate or LLM; undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or similar field required
• Years of Experience: 3 - 6 years of prior experience required, either at a law firm, in-house, or a combination
• Significant experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, conducting freedom-to-operate analysis, and managing trademarks and brands, additional experience with intellectual property litigation, ex parte, PGR, and/or IPR proceedings preferred
• Memberships: USPTO,state bar
• Knowledge or experience in powersports and/or automotive technologies preferred

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Field Legal

Primary Location US-Georgia-Augusta

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Job Posting 09/09/2022, 10:17:53 AM

Relocation Available
Augusta GA USA

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