Senior Manager / Manager, Intellectual Property

  • Appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary & performance-linked bonus
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Astri
  • 11 Apr 18 2018-04-11

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research. Owing to the continuous expansion in our R&D activities, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

Reference #: HQ/IPKM/2321/180411


•Assist the Head of Intellectual Property & Knowledge Management in managing in-house IP procedures covering invention review, patent drafting, patent filing and patent maintenance;
•Improve in-house procedures if needed;
•Support procedure compliance;
•Conduct prior art search and claim analysis;
•Work with inventors and external patent agents;
•Support in-house patent review committee meetings;
•Provide Intellectual Property training to staff members;
•Manage patent budgets and expenses;

•Perform other tasks as assigned by the management.

•Bachelor’s degree or above in Science or Engineering. Higher degree is an advantage;
•Bachelor’s degree with more than 12 years’ relevant work experience or Master’s degree with 8 years’ relevant work experience;
•Qualified patent agent is preferred;
•Supervisory experience is an advantage;
•Good interpersonal skills;
•Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;
•Candidates with less experience and qualifications will be considered for the position of Manager, Intellectual Property.


Appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work under a five-day week schedule.

Interested candidates should send application (quoting Ref. No.) with detailed resume and, current and expected salary to the HR Department by email (preferable) by APPLY NOW or post until this position is filled.

Post: 5/F, Photonics Centre, 2 Science Park East Avenue,
 Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, Hong Kong.

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