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    Engineers and Scientists – Career as a European Patent Examiner Job in The Hague/Munich, Germany

    The European Patent Office (EPO) is the second-largest European organisation, employing almost 7 000 staff from over 30 countries. Patent examiners work at the forefront of technology, dealing on a daily basis with the latest and most challenging technical innovations.

    The EPO is an equal opportunity employer providing our staff with the chance to build long-term stable careers. We offer one of the most comprehensive and family-friendly benefits packages in Europe.

    Engineers and Scientists – Career as a European Patent Examiner Job Description

    About the EPO
    The European Patent Office

    With almost 7 000 employees, the European Patent Office (EPO) is one of the largest public service institutions in Europe. Its headquarters are in Munich and it also has offices in Berlin, Brussels, The Hague and Vienna. The EPO was founded with the aim of strengthening co-operation on patents in Europe. Through the EPO's centralised patent granting procedure, inventors are able to obtain high-quality patent protection in up to 44 countries, covering a market of some 700 million people. The EPO is also the world's leading authority in patent information and patent searching.

    In 2017, the EPO received over 165 000 patent applications and granted over 105 000 patents. Its free online patent database, Espacenet, contains more than 100 million technical documents from 100 countries, and its free neural machine translation service, Patent Translate, provides instant, high-quality translation in 32 languages, including Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian.
    Are you an engineer or a scientist interested in joining an international team of highly qualified staff?

    Do you want to see the latest inventions?

    Then this professional opportunity is the right one for you!
    We are currently seeking engineers and scientists, with a Master's degree in engineering, physics, chemistry or natural sciences, to work as European Patent Examiners in the area of the following technical fields:
    The Hague and Munich
    - Polymer Chemistry
    - Medical Technology
    - Handling & Processing
    - Measuring & Optics
    - Consumer Technology
    - Civil Engineering and Thermodynamics
    - Vehicles and General Technology
    - Electrical and Electronic Technology
    - Information & Communications Technology
    - Technical Chemistry
    - Galenics
    - Biopharma and Medical Use
    - Audio Video Media and Signal Processing

    Your main responsibilities
    - Carrying out patent examination from the search to the post-grant stage, and solving complex technical and legal problems in the process
    - Taking a broad perspective to identify solutions whilst ensuring the uniform and effective application of the EPC (European Patent Convention) and other legal texts
    - Creating and maintaining classification systems to ensure efficient and effective searching

    Engineers and Scientists – Career as a European Patent Examiner Job Requirements

    We expect you to be able to:
    - analyse technical and subject-specific information
    - retrieve technical information from databases and other sources
    - analyse and compare technical matter according to the legal provisions applicable
    - make decisions following the assessment of complex technical information, the application of legal requirements and the examination of parties' arguments
    - write clear and well-reasoned communications
    - interact with colleagues and applicants to process patent applications efficiently
    Your qualifications
    - Master's degree (or equivalent) in engineering, physics, chemistry or natural sciences. The degree should be relevant to the technical field(s) indicated in this vacancy notice.
    - Generally, an excellent knowledge (at least C1) of one official language (English, French and German) and working knowledge (at least B2) of the other two. In exceptional cases, excellent knowledge (at least C1) of one official language and working knowledge (at least B2) of another. In such cases, the willingness to learn the third language and to reach Level B2 within three years would be required.
    - Work experience in industry would be advantageous.
    - Citizenship of one of the member states of the European Patent Organisation.

    Engineers and Scientists – Career as a European Patent Examiner Application Information

    Recruitment events
    Our next recruitment events will take place in The Hague from 6.5.2019 to 10.5.2019 and in Munich from 13.5.2019 to 17.5.2019. As a general rule, you will be invited to the location (Munich or The Hague) for which your application is being considered.
    Recruitment process
    At the end of our recruitment process, suitable candidates are either directly appointed to a vacant post or added to the EPO Talent Pool for a period of 18 months. We may use the Talent Pool to fill vacant posts with a similar profile.
    Job group: 4
    Grade: G7-10 (net (basic) monthly salary* for this vacancy: EUR 5 650 to 8 050, depending on experience) Duration of appointment: five years Career path: Technical
    Location: The Hague/Munich
    Application deadline: 24.3.2019
    * after deduction of EPO internal tax and before deduction of staff contributions to the social-security and pension schemes


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    Engineers and Scientists – Career as a European Patent Examiner Summary

    Education Backgrounds: Chemical Engineering
    Electrical Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Specialties: Electronics / Components
    Experimental Physics
    Education Level: Postgraduate (Masters)
    Experience: 10 - 15 years
    5 - 10 Years
    > 15 years
    Languages spoken: English
    Job Location: The Hague/Munich, Germany
    Keywords: Inventions, patent, European, Munich, engineers, patent examiner, Chemistrym, Chemist, Biologist, Physicist, Computer Science, IT-Engineer, Patent Lawyer, engineer, scientist


    European Patent Office

    Rijswijk, Netherlands
    HR Department
    070 340 2040
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    Type: Job

    Deadline: 26th March 2019

    Job reference (ID): 16067

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