Dearborn, MI

About $63,000 - $84,000 a year

Engineer - (19000744)

The Patent Engineer supports an IP Incubator as an embedded client resource. This individual will leverage technical expertise to support the patent process from inception through renewals. This entry-level role supports client innovation efforts through active participation in the creative process.


Support SMART portfolio development efforts
Provide education and training to client inventors
Work with client inventors to improve quality of invention disclosures
Encourage innovation
Provide support to licensing team through preparation of claim charts and other evidence of use materials
Assist with portfolio analysis to identify licensing and other monetization opportunities
Support litigation and other threat evaluation activities; evaluate licensing-in requests


BS in Engineering or Computer Science; MA, PhD or other advanced degree a plus
Registered before the Patent Bar (or willingness to sit for the exam within six months of hire)
Strong logical thinking skills and the ability to rapidly learn new skills
Proactive and consultative approach with strong ability to effectively prioritize multiple competing work requirements
Prior experience assisting inventors with invention disclosure quality a strong plus
Why UnitedLex

UnitedLex is the leading enterprise legal services provider that drives digital transformation throughout the corporate legal ecosystem. UnitedLex was founded in 2006 with a singular mission to improve the performance of leading corporations, law firms, and academic institutions. Since then, more than 2,700 attorneys, engineers, and consultants across four continents have deployed innovative solutions that deliver unparalleled business impact resulting in risk mitigation, efficiency improvements, and cost optimization for clients around the world.

As a fast-growing company, we are committed to hiring talented individuals, providing a great workplace culture, continuously developing our employees, and providing interesting, challenging, and innovative work. Our global platform is the perfect place for hard-working, forward-thinking professionals from all walks of life to nurture and grow careers.

UnitedLex understands and supports our employees in having a healthy and whole life. With that in mind, we are committed to providing a holistic and competitive benefit package to our employees. Full-time UnitedLex employees enjoy access to a variety of insurance plans designed to meet the needs of individuals at all points of life. Our employees are eligible for many company-paid benefits including short- and long-term disability, group term life, and family leave. We also offer a variety of supplemental plans and programs, including a 401(k) Profit Sharing plan which includes a company match.

Primary Location: US-Dearborn

Work Locations: Ford Global Technologies Fairlane Plaza South 330 Town Center Drive Dearborn 48126

Job: Operations

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Employee Status: Regular

Job Posting: Sep 17, 2019, 3:21:07 PM