The Estée Lauder Companies is seeking a Patent Agent for its Design Practice

The Estée Lauder Companies is seeking a Patent Agent.

The global leader in prestige beauty, the Estée Lauder Companies, is seeking to hire a Patent Agent to join its Design Practice who will be responsible for developing a global design patent strategy.  This full-time, permanent position is based in Melville, NY.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for process development and continuous improvement strategy
  • Responsible for preparation, managing preparation, and prosecution of global design patent applications
  • Responsible for managing design patent-to-product database.
  • Assists attorneys with design patent enforcement activities.
  • Support preparation and prosecution of mechanical/device utility patent applications as necessary
  • Manage outside counsel preparation and prosecution, as well as directing prosecution of foreign patent applications
  • Collaborate with development teams and IP Analysts to develop robust IP Strategies
  • Conduct patent due diligence for M&A transactions
  • Independently create IP-related training materials (live & web-based training, practice updates, and related guidelines)
  • Exercise good business judgment
  • Experience supporting litigation and/or administrative challenges preferred
  • Experience with commercial patent data analytics tools preferred
  • Experience with data visualization, workflow automation, and/or advanced Microsoft 365 tools preferred

Qualifications Required:

  • Demonstrate highest ethical standards
  • Cosmetic and/or OTC industry experience highly desirable
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering, industrial design, technical illustration, or similar
  • Practical working knowledge of mechanical technology sufficient to prepare and prosecute design patent applications, and some utility patent applications on basic cosmetic packaging and components
  • Experience conducting patentability and freedom to operate searches
  • Demonstrated design patent expertise (Region-specific expertise e.g. US, Hague, APAC)
  • Experience with graphical user interface design patents desirable
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Registered Patent Agent

Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates are asked to Apply Online with their resume.

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About the Estée Lauder Companies:

The Estée Lauder Companies is the global leader in prestige beauty – delighting consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty. It is the only company focused solely on prestige makeup, skin care, fragrance and hair care with a diverse portfolio of 25+ brands sold in approximately 150 countries and territories. Infused throughout our organisation is a passion for creativity and innovation – a desire to push the boundaries and invent the unexpected – as it continues the bold work of its founder Estée Lauder.

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