Job Post: Patent Paralegal Specialist @ Hitachi ABB Power Grids, Bangalore: Apply Now

About the Opportunity

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is looking to hire for the job post of Patent Paralegal Specialist to provide an expert Intellectual Property (IP) service for the organization, for its office in Bangalore.

About the Company

Hitachi is a Japanese multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan. It is the parent company of the Hitachi Group (Hitachi Gurūpu)  As of April 2019, Hitachi operates ten business segments, ranging from IT, including AI and big data, to Construction Machinery.

Hitachi took over ABB Ltd.’s power grid division in December 2018. It is now operating mainly in robotics, heavy electrical equipment, power, etc.


  • Providing legal advice and counsel to the Research and Development (R&D) function, as well as the business, regarding all patent issues and manage opposition and appeal processes as required.
  • Providing advice on employee invention disclosures. Actively defend and enforce the IP against unauthorized use and misappropriation by third parties.
  • Monitoring patent activities in the technical field and ensure that the Company is not hindered in selling its own products. Avoid infringements of third parties’ Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs).
  • Assisting IP attorneys with audits, portfolio reviews, deadline management, and conflict resolution and support administrative activities such as reporting and cost accounting.
  • Coordinating patent processing in the Region/Country/Business Unit, drafting and prosecuting patent applications. Manage and exploits the overall company patent portfolio.
  • Providing patent training and awareness for employees in the organization.
  • Contributing to the development of new IP instructions/guidelines based on local legislation and directives.
  • Managing and liaising with external service providers, including external legal counsel.


Bangalore, Karnataka

How to Apply

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