Textron Assistant General Counsel - Patent Attorney in Fort Worth, Texas

The Assistant General Counsel - Patent Attorney reports directly to the Bell Helicopter Deputy General Counsel – Intellectual Property. This position is located at Bell Helicopter's headquarters facility in Ft. Worth, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with program managers and engineers to identify inventions, conduct patent searches, and provide intellectual property guidance.

  • Prepare and prosecute patent applications in-house.

  • Participate in Bell’s Patent Committee.

  • Develop and deliver intellectual property training to company personnel.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required. Concentration in Aerospace, Software, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

  • Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited Law School is required.

    Position Requirements:

    • Applicant must be licensed to practice before the USPTOAND in at least one US state.
  • Applicant must be comfortable working with teammates in a collaborative environment.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with Bell Helicopter engineers at a highly technical level and also with non-technical colleagues across all levels of the business.

  • Must be able to manage multiple assignments in a timely manner.

  • Must be able to deliver superior work product with minimal supervision.

Job: *Legal

Title: Assistant General Counsel - Patent Attorney

Location: Texas-Fort Worth

Requisition ID: 250018