Patent Coordinator for Emerging Technologies

No/Low Japanese (Engineer)

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This is a well established patent and trade mark company with offices in different locations in Japan. It provides comprehensive intellectual property rights-related services. Its vast pool of professionals include more than 40 attorneys with unique specializations and areas of expertise. Combining the legal and scientific related technical expertise, the company provides its services with very high standards. It is an international player with connections and clients not only in Japan but also in various other countries. Besides providing its service to well established companies, it is part of its mission to also support venture capital companies have their patent registered in Japan or overseas.
It is a great place for someone willing to develop expertise in this so promising patent-related field, by utilizing engineering or scientific background.

Job Description

Job Description:

The company provides support to Japanese venture companies as well as their partner patent companies to apply for patent in Japan and abroad.

Your main role is to check patent application documents (English), work on English check for documents that will be submitted to various national and international institutes. Also you will be leading the communication with partner patent agents in the US and other countries, reply to their inquiries etc…

You will be also conducting the research weather the applied technologies are actually applicable for patent or not by checking other exisiting patents. You will also conduct research on patent violation and also make report on current technology trend through using the data base that the company has.

Depending on the number of patents you will be assisting, the ratio of the first task and the second task (research part) will vary but in general, the ratio will be 6:4.




・English native speaker : from the country that English is the official and main language

・From Science or Engineer background

・Have more than two years of professional work experience

・No Japanese is required



・Professional experience or/and knowledge on patent application

・Have master/PhD degree



・Annual salary:

Less than 3 years of related work experience: 3.5 million JPY to 4 million JPY

With 10 years or more of related work experience: 7 million JPY

・Transportation cost: fully covered

・Various social insurances, regular health check up

・Work hours: 9:00-17:00

・Holiday: Saturday, Sunday, national holiday, annual paid leaves, summer vacation,  End of year and new year vacation


*Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only*

How to Apply



If you are interested in this position, please apply here wit the relevant CV/resume uploaded. Upon your submission of application, we will contact you for the follow-up questions to complete your application. 


First the organization will be screening your resume.  If you have been selected for the next round interview, we will disclose you the name of the company. 



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