Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Business Development, Engineering Manager
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Chandigarh, India
Status: Active

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, deepwater intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project management.

Position Summary

Surveys Prior Art in the industry or the specific product domain for possible IP conflicts. Assists in development of New Product Developement Business Cases through Patent Research/Assessments and Market Study. Maintains database of all Company owned patents and work towards upkeep of the same. Works independently as well as mentor other Product Development Engineers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct prior art searches, technology landscapes, competitive analysis, licensing studies, evidence of use studies

  • Evaluate customer inquiries for patent research/assessment and works towards the close out of the task

  • Benchmark competitor’s products of the relevant segment with reference to claims in the patents.

  • Study subsea oil & gas market patents to identify new ideas for business case development.

  • Supports in establishment of the functional design specification for new products through literature survey of patents, market study of available competitor products

  • Explore information available from all sources, including journals, online published content, subscribed newsletters etc. Conduct literature survey, Patent landscape analysis etc.

  • Understand and comply with the established project management processes and contribute to improvement the same.

  • Stays informed about the latest technologies and business solutions for protecting intellectual property

  • Reviews for compliance with Non - Disclosure Agreements and approve all draft papers or reports of partner organizations before publish in public domain.

  • Identifies the ways that management can preserve and protect Company intellectual property rights (copyrights, patents, trade secrets, trademarks, service marks, etc.) and handles relevant paperwork as necessary

  • Provide assistance in monitoring the information available on the Internet, as well as through other public sources, to ensure that no unauthorized use of Company intellectual property is taking place

  • Communicate regular progress updates to customer

  • Participate in design reviews with internal and external customer

  • Resolve queries raised by customers or third party reviewers and assist in design approval process

  • Demonstrates high level of initiative to accomplish individual objectives assigned as well as team goals

  • Provide technical guidance on areas of expertise to other team members, act as an SME

  • Can lead/guide/mentor a team on a specific task/project

  • Should be open to travel as per business needs

  • Work towards individual goals aligned with department and organizational objectives

  • Comply to organizational HR policies and procedures

  • Understand and adhere to organizational HSE policies and practices


  • Education & Experience

  • Post Graduation (Master degree) in Intellectual Property Management, OR

  • Graduation (Bachelor degree) in Mechanical Engineering with minimum two years of relevant industry patent research experience

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Additional Information

An individual should demonstrate following competencies & qualities to be able to perform this role successfully:

  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, problem solving & decision making skills
  • Organizing & planning skills
  • Mentoring skills
  • Understanding of Patent laws for various countries

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, relocation support and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.

Oceaneering develops products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning.  The company is the world's largest manufacturer and operator of work class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and is also a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, workover control systems, asset integrity services, umbilicals, subsea hardware and tooling.  Oceaneering also serves the aerospace, defense and theme park industries.

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