Hyundai America Technical Center Inc. (HATC) is looking for an Intellectual Property Analyst to join the Hyundai CRADLE team in Menlo Park, CA. You would work in collaboration with the Strategy & Technology Division (STD) of Hyundai Motor Company (HMC).
Responsible for creating and reporting the IP landscape and trends of CRADLE’s investment areas of interest.
Support venture investment managers by analyzing the IP of a potential portfolio company prior to investment deals.
After investing in a startup, track the progress of the startup’s IP portfolio and changes to the IP landscape around the portfolio company.
If there are projects done with a startup or outside firm, work with appropriate partners (HATCI legal, legal firms, outsourced analysts, etc.) to ensure that CRADLE’s core IP areas are considered prior to the final contract.
Serves as a subject matter expert in support of CRADLE’s business and operations; provides support to HATCI Legal on issues related to patents, copyrights, licensing terms, etc.
Works closely with HATCI personnel to ensure IP is properly documented.
Monitors CRADLE IP by identifying alleged copyright infringement and notify appropriate internal resources for recommendations on a course of action.
Travel 30% domestic and internationally
Experience and Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
3 years of Intellectual Property (IP) licensing / transferring and analysis experiences
Candidates applying for positions with Hyundai Kia must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.
HATCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disabled and Veteran. VEVRAA Federal contractor
Experience in Venture Capital (VC), Corporate Venture Capital (CVC), or technology transfer office / patent agent preferred
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