IP Professional, Patent Agent, Patent Examiners, IP Manager

Minimum Preferably Bachelor's Degree in Science/Computers/Technology and/or

Degree in Law

Certified training for IP Executive (programme aligned to SSC/ Q 6201 released by IT-ITe


0-2 years of work experience/internship in a related area

The tasks an IP Executive is expected to perform include: Drafting and maintaining licensing and commercial agreements

Ensure protection of the company's intellectual property/patent

Knowledge of the purpose and features of software products being researched

Knowledge of typical features of software products that may be subject to patents

Well versed on the different databases available for searching existing patents and the procedureto access and use them

Proficient in sources of expertise and resources available to provide information, advice and guidance on patent research

Certifications/courses/training in IP management, patent research and filing etc.


Team player

Analytical skills


Understand company requirements

Excellent communication skills

Willing to undertake a desk-job with long hours

It is a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

May need to handle a team Working hours

IT & ITES companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company Shift working is available Being self-employed is an option. In this case the working days and hours can be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

Occupational hazards include headaches, body aches, eye strain, fatigue

Health risks include exposure to demanding and strenuous routine, repetitive tasks, etc.

For freshers INR 20,00 to INR 22,500 per month

For candidates with 1/2 yearsexperience - INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 30,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth in Software Products of IT Sector in India

Software products form the fastest growing segment of the global IT industry, with the software spends forecast to grow from USD 294 billion in FY 2008 to USD 537 billion in 2015. Over the same period, the addressable market for Indian software product businesses is estimated to reach USD 290 to 315 billion. The next decade will play a crucial role in bringing about disruptive growth for the Indian Software Products segment, and the annual revenue aggregate of this segment is forecast to grow from USD 1.4 billion in FY2008 to USD 9.5 to 12 billion by FY2015. Over the past 3 years, the annual revenue aggregate of Indian software product businesses has grown at a CAGR of 44%.

The growth is likely to be in the areas of Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Management (ERM), Storage, Security, BFSI, telecom, healthcare, Retail, search engine marketing, mobile applications, social networking, and online gaming.

In the IT Exports segment, a large portion of the workforce is currently engineers and MCAs over 80%. The proportion of graduates of science and other streams engaged in software development is expected to show significant increase from about 5% to 10% currently to about 15% to 20%.

Based on the trends witnessed in productivity and the likely growth potential of the IT and ITES industry, it is expected that the industry would result in an incremental employment of about 7.5 million persons directly by 2022.

Maximum number of job openings are available in IT & ITES companies across Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities.

Not Applicable

Government Law College, 'A' Road, Churchgate, Mumbai- 400 020Phone: 022-2204 1707

Government Law College Thiruvananthapuram, Barton Hill, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695033, Phone: 0471 230 4228

The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, "Poompozhil", 5, Dr. D.G.S. Dinakaran Salai, Chennai 600 028 Tamil Nadu

College of Engineering & Technology, Ghatikia, Kalinga Nagar, Bhubaneswar- 751003 Orissa,Phone: +91 674 2364075

Government College of Science, Raipur, Chhattisgarh G. E. Road, Raipur. Pin- 492010Phone : 2263131

Govt. College Of Engineering, Mangattuparamba, Parassinikkadavu (P.O), Kannur-670 563,Kerala Phone : 0497-2780226

B.R.A. Bihar University, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India PIN - 842002Phone - 0621-2243071