Technology/Patent Analyst-Intellectual Property Consulting and Transactions

Chicago, IL

About Red Chalk Group

Red Chalk Group is a boutique professional services firm focusing on advising senior management on issues related to top-line growth, disruptive technology, key mega-trends, and related intellectual property. Our firm delivers strategies related to new revenue platforms, emerging and disruptive technologies, industry & competitive analysis, merger & acquisition/investment support, and IP analysis and transaction services. Red Chalk Group has helped business leaders address their greatest challenges, issues, and opportunities at the most senior levels.

The company’s clients include many of the Fortune 500 as well as leading private equity firms. We are building our capabilities in Chicago to support our ongoing growth. Red Chalk Group is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

What You’ll Do

Red Chalk Group is seeking an innovative and highly enthusiastic individual in the Chicago area to help advise clients on Intellectual Property Brokerage, Licensing, and Consulting efforts.  The analyst will use Red Chalk Group’s proprietary database and analytical tools in the development of unique and insightful findings related to the client’s intellectual property matters. In this role, Technology/Patent Analysts will research cutting edge technologies (e.g., 5G/wireless telecom, AR/VR, e-commerce, IoT, semiconductors, etc.) and work with both Fortune 500 companies and individual inventors to identify and assess intellectual property assets – patents – relating to next-generation technologies.

Salary commensurate with experience.


  • Read and analyze patents across diverse technologies.
  • Conduct rigorous quantitative analysis and research for client engagements.
  • Synthesize findings in clear written and visual communications and present findings and conclusions to senior management.
  • Provide solutions focused on maximizing client impact as well as contributing to overall organizational capabilities through thought leadership.


  • Chicago-based
  • An engineering degree (mechanical, electrical, and industrial preferred but not required) from a top-tier university with a strong GPA.
  • Prior work with patents preferred, but not required.
  • Structured and logical thinking, ability to break down problems and develop problem-solving frameworks.
  • Willingness to research new technology areas and identify the relevant fundamental technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of conducting quantitative analysis and presenting findings with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to conduct and synthesize technological research in a clear, concise manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively and independently develop core skills, executive presence, and ability to collaborate in a professional environment.