Patent Attorney

Posted 3 months ago

Lyon, France

Preferably, the successful applicant has a Master’s degree or higher in the field of electronics/software or telecommunication/automation or mechanics, and at least 3-7 years IP experience in industry or private practice, including significant expertise in patent drafting and prosecution. Some experience in evaluating third party patents is preferred.

The tasks will include patent application drafting, prosecution, oppositions, assisting R&D in identifying patentable inventions and Patent & Strategy team in managing the portfolio according to business goals. Depending on expertise, or upon competence development, further value-added tasks in the field of IP would be entrusted to the successful candidate.

We are looking for a qualified Patent Attorney but consideration will also be made to partly qualified candidates or to candidates having qualifications in National systems (e.g. CEIPI) with the clear ambition to pass the EQE. Support and guidance to accomplish this will be given!

English is the working language. Good command of French is necessary to be able to discuss technical details in French with inventors. Knowledge in German is an advantage.

The successful applicant will report to the IP site manager.

The location is in Saint-Priest, near Lyon, France

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