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Research and Development/Technical
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This role is for a IP Analyst in our India Technology Center in support of global PolyOne business segments. This role will be responsible for supporting the Corporate Technology function in assisting various business segments with their IP Landscape, Competitive Analysis and Platform Project activities. This role will also be responsible for developing this competency at PolyOne and coaching junior team members.



Job Description / Responsibilities

  1. Thorough knowledge of patent landscaping and competitive analysis using all free and certain licensed (such as Derwent) search platforms.

  2. Provide overarching patent landscape assessments on platform research projects in a timely fashion.

  3. Capable of independently developing relevant search strings based on subject matter inputs and executing patent searches and reporting concise summary of relevant search results.

  4. Develop dashboards with regular competitive patent activity assessments for review with segment leadership teams. 

  5. Capable of providing patentability and freedom to practice recommendations in consultation with the Corporate Legal department to business segments based on the identified prior art.

  6. Capable of coaching and developing junior IP analysts in the team.   



Educational Qualifications:

Masters/Bachelors in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Plastics Technology, Mechanical Engineering or related fields.


Previous Experience:

10+ years of industrial experience in R&D, Operations, preferably with a multinational company.

3+ years of patent searching and analysis experience required



  1. Patent searching, landscaping, claim analysis, technical competency and business awareness.

  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  3. Ability to work in a cross functional collaborative environment.

  4. Strong IT skills, including proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  5. Strong ethics/judgement in handling confidential information with professionalism.

  6. English language proficiency.


Additional Particulars

  1. Role will require occasional travel to other PolyOne sites outside of India.



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