Job Description :
Rakuten is one of the leading e-commerce companies in the world. The company mission is to empower people and society through the internet while aiming at becoming the Global Innovation Company.
Our team mission is to prepare and execute our intellectual property strategy in support of our business and R&D strategies following the philosophy and vision of Rakuten group.
Due to the expansion of our businesses through the globalization of Rakuten group, and in order to ensure the continuity and advantage position of our businesses, we must control legal risks regarding intellectual property while strengthening our intellectual property portfolios based on the mission.
Patent clearance search and diagnostic
Discover inventions and patent application
Process management for patent application
Detect and find if others are using our patent rights
Negotiation with third parties regarding patents
Handling disputes, including litigation, regarding patents
You will have an opportunity to engage in work related to trademark and copy rights.
Three or more years of experience in intellectual property
Obtained in-house patent overseas
English ability : TOEIC score of 800 or above
Exempting an applicant who is a natural-born citizen of an English-speaking country or has a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctorate from a university in an English-speaking country.
A passing score is not required at the time of employment, but if you have not achieved it within two years after employment begins, your treatment may change
Preferable experience and skills
Experience in handling disputes related to intellectual property
Qualified Patent Attorney or Certified Intellectual Property Management Specialist
Logical thinking and the ability to look-ahead.
Communication skills to have a discussion internally with business units and externally with law firms.
A self-directed person who understands our strategy for intellectual property, furthering the business of Rakuten group, understands trends in our society / economy / technology, and sets a goal by him / herself to take actions in order to achieve goals.
English (Overall - 4 - Fluent)