Intellectual Property Liaison (Maplewood, MN)*
Location:
Maplewood , Minnesota
Posted:
November 24, 2016
Reference:
R00016722
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Job Description:

3M is seeking an Intellectual Property Liaison for the Office of Intellectual Property Counsel (OIPC) in 3M Legal Affairs located at our global headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Intellectual Property Liaison will primarily be responsible for working with laboratory and OIPC personnel to provide leadership in the management and protection of intellectual property (IP) for various divisions and departments. The ideal candidate will have a background in physical sciences such as Physics or Computer Science.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Assuring client IP generation goals are met.
  • Managing clients' global patent portfolios to a budget.
  • Maintaining awareness of IP issues related to clients' business units.
  • Coordinating IP assessments of technologies and business processes critical to clients' businesses.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of three (3) years' combined IT and/or Computer Science development experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher in Computer Science or Physics from an accredited university
  • Previous Intellectual Property and International experience
  • Work experience in a product development environment highly desired
  • Registered Patent Agent in good standing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively across functions
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, highly organized, self-motivated, and attentive to details

Location: Maplewood, Minnesota
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic travel
Relocation: Is authorized

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

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3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs about 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. Be part of what's next! Join 3M - follow us @3MCareers and learn more at YouTube.com/3MCareers .

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Learn more about 3M's creative solutions to the world's problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNewsroom.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
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