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Patent Attorney



Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

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Patent Attorney (India)

Pune, India

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced patent attorney to join the Cohesity in-house Legal team. Reporting into the IP and Product (IP&P) function, you will join the Cohesity Patent team in India and help build and shape Cohesity’s patent portfolio, counsel clients, and mitigate IP-risks. You will partner with engineering teams and business units to capture innovation and build our patent portfolio, assist in refining our patent strategy, and work closely with outside counsel to manage patent preparation and prosecution.


  • Manage the patent portfolio and perform related activities across various product and technology areas, including invention identification, patent review meetings, and strategic portfolio assessment
  • Oversee day-to-day worldwide patent prosecution and post-allowance efforts
  • Collaborate with outside counsel to manage patent preparation and prosecution
  • Prepare and provide IP trainings to internal stakeholders
  • Assist with IP Budget projections and spend tracking
  • Develop positive, strong, and collaborative relationships with multiple cross-functional partners (e.g., Engineering, Product Management, Marketing, Outside counsel, other Legal teams) to identify and protect products, projects, and services
  • Drive special projects, including establishing strategies, guidelines, processes, and procedures, to enable the IP legal team to provide best in class service to its partners
  • Collaborate regularly with the US-based colleagues, accommodating different time zones, with an anticipated commitment of at least 3 days per week.
  • Provide assistance as necessary with licensing, assertion, and other IP-related matters.
  • Increase diversity in innovation by assisting with Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) IP efforts


  • Located in India
  • 7+ years of patent legal experience in a law firm or corporate environment
  • Law degree with excellent academic credentials
  • Degree in electrical engineering or computer science and substantial real-world software / engineering experience
  • Prior in-house patent experience preferred and experience with establishing in-house IP processes, systems, and tools a plus
  • Experience in preparing and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications and providing patentability, validity, and infringement assessments
  • Creative and analytical abilities including strong problem-solving skills, and the capacity to deal with complex subject matter
  • Passion for AI and learning new areas of technology and evolving IP law
  • Strong project management and organizational skills, with the ability to successfully manage multiple simultaneous projects in a fast paced environment
  • Team oriented mindset with strong ethics and integrity, sound judgment, and ability to concisely identify solutions addressed to multiple needs

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In-Office Expectations

Cohesity employees who are within a reasonable commute (e.g. within a forty-five (45) minute average travel time) work out of our core offices 2-3 days a week of their choosing.