Intellectual Property Coordinator

at Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (view profile)
Location Madison, WI
Date Posted May 28, 2019
Category Health Research Institute
Job Type Full-time
Address 610 Walnut St


The Organization

WARF helps steward the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization and investment for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Founded in 1925, WARF is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to investing in research and making a difference—for the researcher, the university, commercialization partners and the world. WARF’s mission is to promote, encourage and aid scientific research by patenting and licensing university inventions, playing an active role in UW–Madison spinoff companies, and managing an endowment to support the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization and investment. WARF also manages the Town Center within the Discovery Building, which provides platforms for hands-on activities that link scientific research and the general public, offering a window on the real-time process of discovery. For additional information, please visit:

The Opportunity

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) seeks a detail-oriented and stakeholder focused individual to provide administrative support to our Intellectual Property team. The Intellectual Property Coordinator will maintain files, coordinate meetings, process documentation, and update database records related to invention disclosures, patent filing and prosecution. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team that supports the interaction with UW-Madison inventors and their groundbreaking inventions.


Candidates must demonstrate exceptional customer service skills, strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask and prioritize, as well as communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders within a team environment. Ideal candidates will possess an associate’s degree and/or equivalent work experience; a bachelor’s degree is preferred. A minimum of three years of office experience including working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and familiarity with databases is strongly preferred.


To apply: Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter and resume as one document via the online career portal within the career section at: To ensure consideration, please apply by Monday, June 10, 2019.


WARF supports an inclusive and diverse environment and offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

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