TuSimple was founded in 2015 with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and AI, TuSimple is working to create the first commercially viable autonomous truck driving platform with L4 (SAE) levels of safety. We are a leader in the Autonomous Trucking industry and you will have the chance to work alongside leading experts in the field.
TuSimple is seeking an experienced patent agent to join our team in San Diego, California.
Prepare, file, and prosecute patent applications before the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Manage patent prosecution performed by outside counsel
Design and perform patent analysis projects such as prior art searches, competitive intelligence analyses, infringement/non-infringement analyses, portfolio analyses, validity/invalidity analyses, etc.
Organize and coordinate invention disclosure tracking, review and evaluation
Work with management to prioritize invention disclosures and refine global patent portfolio strategy
Interface across legal, engineering, finance, and business functions
Assist attorneys on transactions, litigation, post-grant proceedings and other IP counseling matters
Provide additional support as needed
4+ years of patent prosecution experience
A BS in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related field
A USPTO registration number.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Excellent analytical skills and business judgment
A strong drive and willingness to own projects and see them to completion
2+ years of engineering and/or research experience
An MS or PhD in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related field
Competitive salary and benefits
Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Full kitchen with unlimited snacks and fruits
Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance plan
Company 401(K) program
Company paid life insurance
TuSimple is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above-listed items.