Assist. Director of Patents & Intellectual Property-Higher Ed.

Location Hong Kong, Central and Western District
Job-type Full Time
Salary Negotiable
Contact Paola Carrillo
Email email Paola
Reference A020304 (ABGU-152774_1631064273

Our client, one of the larger higher education institutions in Hong Kong is searching for their Assistant Director of Patents and Intellectual Property, a dynamic and highly competent professional to support the organization and their entrepreneurship team on the patent lifecycle.


  • Advise on patent strategies, applications, and intellectual property, a well as ownership litigation and possible resolution of patent disputes.
  • Assist in the development of strategies and business plan for the development of knowledge transfer
  • Supervise activities in the different stages of the patent lifecycle (search, applications, portfolio management and liaison with trademark offices)
  • Manage expenses of IP related services
  • Collaborate with the commercialization team for effective commercialization of Ips
  • Identify areas of further development through benchmarking and investigation
  • Assist in the revision and development of policies, guidelines and systems pertaining intellectual property management


  • Bachelor's degree in laws (intellectual property and technology law), science or engineering
  • Minimum 8 years of experience, must have IP portfolio management experience
  • Experience in IP matters related to research, technology transfer, management of technology license agreements
  • Fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin and English
  • Preferable: posses qualification of a Registered Patent Attorney

Interested parties please send your CV stating your expected salary, kindly note only relevant parties will be contacted.