Universal Display Corporation (UDC) is a global leader in the invention, research, development and commercialization of state-of-the-art OLED technologies and materials.

UDC is headquartered in the United States with subsidiaries in South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, China, and Ireland. Our international team of scientists, engineers and business professionals perform leading-edge technology development, fabricate engineering prototypes, and engage in technology transfer with a variety of research, manufacturing, and product development partners to promote the adoption of our proprietary OLED technologies and materials. We work with the largest consumer display panel manufacturers in the world. Our proprietary technologies and materials can be found in virtually every commercial OLED product in the world, from smartwatches and tablets, to smartphones and TVs, including Samsung’s Galaxy series and LG’s OLED TVs.

Universal Display Corporation offers excellent career opportunities for those who thrive on cutting-edge research and development and have the drive to contribute directly to the success of the company. The technical team at UDC is a multi-disciplinary team that spans from organic materials’ experts to innovative display designers.

Job Summary:

The Patent Attorney will work under the supervision of the Senior Director, Corporate IP Technology to support the company’s business and research activities. This role will partner with our R&D teams to assist in the development of patent applications to protect our Intellectual Property. This includes analyzing competitors’ patent landscape; identifying patentable inventions; securing high quality patents; developing patent strategies and working with the R&D organization to understand priorities and challenges.


  • Manage the intake of invention disclosures and review disclosures for patentability, novelty, and non-obviousness
  • Perform prior art searching
  • Evaluate qualification and applicability of prior art
  • Study and analyze scientific or technical documents, including previously published patent documents, to assess patentability, novelty and inventiveness
  • Investigate inventorship issues
  • Draft new patent applications
  • Prosecute US and foreign patent applications
  • Other responsibilities and key result areas will be assigned as required


  • JD, preferably in IP, and an MS in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. PhD preferred.
  • Minimum five years of experience drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications
  • Strong understanding of physics and their use in electronic devices
  • Strong communication skills to work closely with R&D teams
  • Creative and diligent literature searching skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal direction
  • Ability to connect scientific details of research projects with patentability considerations
  • Strong organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to prioritize projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

To apply, please email your resume to application@oled.com.