Acushnet Company (“Acushnet”) has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Patent Counsel to be located in its Carlsbad, California office. Acushnet is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Acushnet directly.
Overview: The Patent Counsel of Acushnet will be primarily responsible for enhancing the patent position of Titleist golf clubs, with respect to the Company’s competitors. The Patent Counsel’s duties include efficiently evaluating inventions, preparing, and filing applications, obtaining patents, enhancing the quality of the patents and the patent portfolio, assisting with product clearances, assisting and educating R&D in product and research direction, and mentoring junior patent attorneys and support staff.
Company: Acushnet Company, the organization behind Titleist, golf’s symbol of excellence, is the game’s leading performance equipment brand, having earned the overwhelming trust of tour professionals, club professionals, competitive amateurs, and dedicated golfers worldwide.
Experience: 3+ years; The successful candidate will be Patent Bar and State Bar-certified and will have 3+ years of patent law experience. A degree in mechanical engineering, materials science/engineering, physics, or related field is strongly preferred.
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