IBM [IBM Japan_Legal] IP Attorney in TOKYO, Japan

Job Description


[Job Description]

  • Counseling on IP issues, including patent filings, for internal clients in R&D, Services and/or IP Licensing organizations, in communication with the global IP team

[Scope of services]

  • Overall IP related matters

  • Please ensure to upload/attach your latest resume/CV when registering and applying for this role *

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


Several years of experiences on IP practices, including preparations and prosecutions before Japan Patent Office


Technical knowledge in IT

Japanese skills at advanced level

English skills at the business level (Email, Telephone conference, etc)


  • Patent Attorney (Mandatory)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Experiences to draft patent specification

  • A person with curiosity to get involved in the cutting-edge technologies, such as AI, blockchain and quantum computing, as well as relevant businesses, is welcome. (No need to have actual experiences about AI etc.)

EO Statement

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