European Patent Examiner Job Description
What you will do as a patent examiner
Who we’re looking for
- Carry out end-to-end examination of patent applications, i.e. the texts and drawings that describe an invention for which an individual or a company seeks legal protection
- Find and use the most relevant documentation to assess the patentability of the invention
- Support the entire innovation ecosystem by deciding whether a patent is to be granted
- Ensure the uniform and effective application of the European Patent Convention and other legal texts.
We are currently seeking scientists and engineers who share our passion for innovation and wish to work at the cutting edge of technology, analysing the latest inventions in:
What we expect from you: Scientific expertise, analytical thinking, language skills
- Nutrition / Agriculture
- Telecom and wireless technologies
- Applied Physics
- Electrical Motors and Generators
- Life Science ¦ Medical Technology
- Chemical Engineering ¦ Materials Science ¦ General or Polymer chemistry
- General Mechanics
- Control engineering and Mechatronics
You can apply your dazzling powers of analysis to the wealth of highly technical information that you expertly retrieve from the relevant databases and other sources. When making informed decisions with confidence and clarity, you have the capacity to consider all the legal requirements and the parties' arguments. You convey the outcome in clear and well?reasoned communications and feel comfortable interacting with colleagues and applicants to process patent applications efficiently. You’re always keen to learn, hungry for knowledge of the latest developments in your field and eager to acquire new skills. You’re happy to work remotely but also appreciate joining your colleagues in the office to work with your team in person, network and socialise. Sound like you?
European Patent Examiner Job Requirements
- Master's degree (or equivalent) covering one or more technical fields mentioned above
- 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 would be required.
- Work experience in industry would be an advantage.
- Citizenship of one of the member states of the European Patent Organisation.
European Patent Examiner Application Information
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European Patent Examiner Summary
Electronics / Components
Polymers & Composites
10 - 15 years
2 - 5 years
5 - 10 Years