Company Name Allnex
Location Drogenbos , Belgium
Date Posted Jan 20, 2017
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time


About Allnex

Allnex, a global company with revenue of €2.2 billion, is a leading producer of coating resins and additives for architectural, industrial, protective, automotive and special purpose coatings and inks. The company is recognized as a specialty chemicals pioneer and offers an extensive range of products including innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation-cured and powder coating resins, and additives and crosslinkers for use on wood, metal, plastic, and other surfaces. Allnex also supplies materials to the construction, composites and manufacturing markets. In Australasia, Allnex is the leading producer and distributor of composite resins, flowcoats and gelcoats, and resin-based in situ flooring systems to the commercial and industrial sectors. With manufacturing facilities and research and technology support centers on four continents, the company serves customers in over 100 countries.

Position Description

Based in Drogenbos, the patent attorney will be involved in the global management of the patent issues arising from one or more of the Allnex business units.

• The drafting, filing and worldwide prosecution of patent applications, management of the patent portfolio related to one or more of Allnex business units;
• Mapping out freedom to operate and risk management options, infringement analysis and patent validity;
• The filing and prosecution of oppositions in the European Patent Office;
• The provision of strategic advice on patent matters to the business and R&D functions;
• Supporting agreement work related to IP.

• European Patent Attorney qualification and at least 3 years post qualification experience;
• Master of Science degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or a related subject area;
• Background in industry and experience in IP related agreements - preferably;
• Experience in Trademark management is a plus;
• Good organizational and interpersonal skills;
• Initiative and business acumen;
• Fluency in English (working language) is a must;
• Good knowledge of the German language is a plus;
• Ability to travel within Europe (Austria, the Netherlands) 20 % of the time.

If you are interested in this great opportunity in a professional environment, we look forward to your application.

Please send your CV to

*Allnex is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

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