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Patent Attorney, Auckland

Last update 2024-04-14
Expires 2024-04-13
ID #2007349049
Patent Attorney, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified January 26, 2024



Join our innovative and disruptive global business as a

Patent Attorney,

and make a difference while working closely with inventors, engineers, and cross-functional teams to identify and protect our valuable intellectual property assets!

ZURU is on a mission to disrupt across industries, challenge the status quo and catalyst change through radical innovation and automation advances. This is in play in different pillars of the company: ZURU Toys are re-imagining what it means to play; ZURU Tech is shaping a better future by leading the next building revolution; ZURU Edge is pioneering new generation FMCG brands to better serve modern consumers.
Founded in 2003 by EY Entrepreneur of the Year and World Entrepreneur Hall of Fame brothers Nick and Mat Mowbray, ZURU has quickly grown to a team of over 5000 direct and indirect members across more than 30 international locations.
One of the largest toy companies in the world, globally recognised and award-winning brands include Bunch O Balloons, Mini Brands, XSHOT, Rainbocorns and Smashers. Our global FMCG brands include MONDAY Haircare, Rascal + Friends, NOOD, BONKERS, Gumi Yum Surprise and Dose & Co.
ZURU is seeking a talented

Patent Attorney

to join its expanding legal team in Auckland, New Zealand. If you are passionate about IP, have a strong background in patent law, and are excited about the possibility of

working in a fast-paced corporate environment where every day presents new and interesting legal challenges,

this job is for you!

Drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical arts, including toys, consumer goods, and construction technologies.
Preparing and filing design registrations.
Collaborating with outside counsel around the world to obtain protection in foreign jurisdictions.
Working closely with product teams to identify and minimize IP risk associated with new products.
Providing patentability and freedom to operate opinions for new products. Providing support for patent litigation

Bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, physics, or a related discipline
Juris Doctor (J. D.) degree or equivalent from an accredited law school and admission to at least one bar
You are registered to practice before the USPTO, IPONZ, or EPO.
A minimum of 5 years of experience as a patent attorney drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the mechanical arts
Proven track record of successfully prosecuting patents before the USPTO, IPONZ, or EPO
Up-to-date knowledge of intellectual property laws, regulations, and industry trends. Experience providing patentability and freedom to operate opinions
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and work effectively in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will also have experience with industrial designs, trademarks, and trade secrets
At ZURU, we have cultivated a high-performing culture that encourages excellence. Our team works towards ambitious goals, learning, performing, and improving together, all while having fun. We empower talented individuals to do their best work every day.
At ZURU, you get out what you put in. You are responsible for driving your own career and we provide the platform to achieve it. As ZURU is on such a fast growth trajectory, there are opportunities here that you won’t find anywhere else.
We recognise that ZURU’s success stems from our people and you can only be at your best when you are looking after yourself. ZURU encourages all our team members to invest in their wellbeing by providing an array of benefits and tools.
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ZURU – Tomorrow Reimagined


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Patent attorney

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