Intellectual Property Manager (at the rank of Administrative Assistant II) in the Technology Transfer Office (Ref.: 500513) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)
Applicants should possess a postgraduate degree in Biotechnology and/or Law with at least 7 years’ work experience in IP administration. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua); good interpersonal and communication skills; and familiarity with patent analytic databases for strategic IP management (including IP portfolio), IP landscaping and patent pooling. Applicants should also be highly self-motivated, creative, hardworking, capable of independent in-depth research and able to work under pressure.
The appointee is expected to design the strategic IP management framework; improve the quality of IP for better commercialization, proper prior art search and go around strategy; manage external patent firms to increase patent granting ratio and broaden patent claims’ scope; optimize budget utilization; and organize IP workshop and clinic for IP savvy culture. Information about the Office can be obtained at http://www.tto.hku.hk.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Closes July 17, 2020.