Senior Patent Counsel

Senior Patent Counsel

Our client, a leading engineering and manufacturing company headquartered in Munich, is seeking a Senior Patent Counsel to strengthen their legal department.

The role involves: 

  • Advising on the development and use of IP
  • Developing and implementing strategies
  • IP Prosecution (registration and post-registration, opposition and opposition procedures)
  • IP support for M&A activities (IP due diligence, PMI)
  • Patent attorney support for development projects
  • Patent and competitor surveillance, combating product piracy
  • Assessment of risks in the area of intellectual property law
  • Employee invention law, compensation for inventors
  • IP contracting

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Degree in Engineering (Electrical Engineering is preferred)
  • Admission as a German and European Patent Attorney
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience as a Patent Attorney in an international law firm or an industrial company
  • Fluent in German and English 
  • Works independently as well as in a team, holds strong communication skills and is reliable.