R&D Intellectual Property Engineer, Expert

Date: Apr 16, 2018

Location: Penang, MY

Job ID: 26065

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Job Description

IP Engineer works at the forefront of technology and deal with technical innovations every day.  He/She would be required to keep abreast with current developments and trends in Test and Measurement Industry. 

This challenging, research oriented role combines Scientific Expertise, Analytical Skill and IP skill.

The IP Engineer is responsible to

  • Research the technology, market and competition through patent analysis to generate technical intelligence
  • Provide research results with value-added analysis and reports for strategic decisions making
  • Evaluate technical disclosures for patentability, commercial value and business significance to guide IP decisions
  • Conduct IP assessments of business risks that include right-to-use studies and infringement and validity analysis
  • Develop, maintain and enhance IP portfolio to support business goals and objectives
  • Continually review R&D projects to monitor for patentability and IP risks
  • Provide IP training for engineers
  • The role may expand to include supporting drafting for technical disclosures and prosecution process of patent filing

Job Qualifications

  • Strong technical background with proven technical competencies
  • Strong interest in research and a keen reader
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Work accurately and in a structured way, with an eye for detail
  • Able to handle multiple demands and competing priorities, and meet deadlines is a must
  • An intermediate knowledge of patents, the patenting process, and previous experience with patent searching tools and techniques is preferred, though not required
  • Work experience in T&M industry is not essential, but would be an advantage
  • PhD/Bachelors/Masters degree in Engineering

Job Function








Day Job




Full Time (F)


Travel Required:


< 25%



Duration (Temp Positions Only):

Not Applicable 


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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

APAC : Malaysia : Penang : Penang

Job ID : 26065 

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