European Patent Paralegal

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati LLP

Posted 12 months ago

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Brussels

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s Brussels office is looking for a European Patent Paralegal for the firm’s patents and innovations practice.

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati’s patents and innovations practice helps clients leverage their intellectual property, defend against claims of others, and establish a competitive position for the future in fields such as therapeutics, personalized medicine, research tools, and clean technologies. Our team helps growing companies achieve important milestones by securing, developing, and protecting their most vital IP assets, while also advising established companies responsible for advancing groundbreaking discoveries. Our Brussels team works closely with the firm’s global patents and innovations team to provide our clients with one-stop-shop EU patent assistance.

The EU team is led by Gemma Campabadal.


The European Patent Paralegal will contribute to the development of the Brussels Patent practice. We offer a competitive salary package.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

• Knowledge regarding the European Patent Convention and Patent Cooperation Treaty.
• Familiarity with the EPO and the WIPO websites, electronic tools, and databases.
• Knowledge regarding docketing systems such as CPI or other deadline-monitoring systems, as well as online costestimator
• Fluency in English, with a very good command of Dutch and/or French.
• At least five years of relevant experience in a law firm or in the industry. Candidates with more experience will also
be considered.
• Education: minimum bachelor or equivalent.

Other minimum requirements: the ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, efficient, flexible, results-oriented, and a self-starter. The candidate should demonstrate excellent communication skills, strong computer skills, and strong organisational skills. (S)he will possess the ability to prioritise and work in a fast-paced team environment.

How to apply
Please send your application via email to Martine Noyelle, Office Manager, at with “EU Patent Paralegal” in the subject line.

About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

For more than 50 years, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, has offered a broad range of services and legal disciplines focused on serving the principal challenges faced by the management and boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is
internationally recognized as a leader in the fields of corporate governance and finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities litigation, employment law, intellectual property, and antitrust, among many other areas of law. With deep roots in Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Beijing; Boston; Brussels; Hong Kong; Los Angeles; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; Washington, D.C.; and Wilmington, DE. For more information, please visit




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