IP Licensing Specialist 5 in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
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  • Duration:
    40 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Intellectual Property Licensing Specialist 5 

Tukwila, WA

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Advises on matters related to the acquisition, transfer and divestiture of intellectual property. Collaborates with business units to define, analyze and facilitate the resolution of IP as it relates to technology portfolio development for licensing consideration. Reviews existing IP assets to determine the nature and scope of the company’s rights and ownership and potential external application. Creates strategic options for business unit consideration. Guides or performs IP portfolio assessments in key technology areas and determines company position regarding licensing to external markets. Analyzes the risks and value inherent in an IP portfolio. Has significant background in the following technical domains; cyber security, data analytics, network & communications, machine learning including artificial intelligence (AI). Has extensive network across internal R&D and engineering organizations. 

Pursues licensing business development opportunities of designated technology domain that enable products and services in a wide range of industries. Analyzes markets, trends and future requirements of competitors across multiple industry sectors, government and regulatory agencies. Develops marketing and licensing strategies to create and maximize value. Conducts market and intellectual property valuation, preparing and examining pricing information, developing proposed plans to successfully negotiate out-licenses. Formulates licensing strategies to extract value from strategic business relationships such as research and development collaborations, joint development agreements, strategic partnerships, basic research agreements, and acquisitions.

Consults on business objectives, strategies, plans and market development within a specific technology area. Develops and implements business negotiation strategies for high-leverage opportunities. Oversees the development of deployable technologies for licensing. Provides guidance in the development of alternative business and licensing strategies. 

Serves as a consultant to integrate business unit objectives, strategies, and plans with licensing opportunities within technology domain area assigned. Communicates and determines appropriate commercialization strategy for designated technology domain.

Desired Experience & Attributes
• Business Development & Sales: Technology Transfer/Licensing/Monetization 
• Technical Background
• Technology development & joint collaboration
• Energetic
• Self Starter 
• Strong Presentation Skills
• Team Player

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.