Patent Attorney (m/f/x)

Hilti Aktiengesellschaft

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    23 August 2023
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Patent Attorney (m/f/x)


Job reference: WD-0023805 What's the role? You will be our in-house consultant and partner for a business area in all its invention and patent related matters. Who is Hilti? For the sixth time in the past 11 years, Hilti has been named one of the best employers by Great Place to Work. A family-established company, we are over 32,000 employees based in 120 international locations. At Hilti, we provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software, and services for the global construction industry and beyond. Our strong customer relationships make us a partner on the job site, creating solutions that build a better future. We invest a substantial amount of our annual profit to the Hilti Foundation, which focuses on initiatives that empower people to live independently and autonomously, contribute to building stronger societies, and create networks of competent partners to achieve sustainable and scalable impact. What does the role involve? You will be actively engaged with development teams in their development projects in fostering and identifying inventions. You will secure the inventions by patent filings, conduct all national and international patent prosecution proceedings, and take care of portfolio management. You are steering the enforcement of our intellectual property rights.
You are monitoring and analysing our competitors’ patents in close collaboration with a business area. You advise its product development in regards of third-party patents and draft freedom-to-operate analyses.
You are supporting in drafting contracts within the framework of cooperation, development and licensing agreements. You’ll work with some of the industry’s most inventive companies. We are passionately technology driven on the search for innovative products. What do we offer? Join over 3000 colleagues from over 70 nationalities at one of our Headquarter locations in Schaan, Nendeln, or Buchs is more than a career move. It’s your opportunity to enjoy the energizing, alpine lifestyle - where Liechtenstein, Austria, and Switzerland seamlessly meet. It’s an unforgettable life change.

Share your interests and become a part of one of our employee groups leading change locally, for example, supporting female empowerment or the LGBTQ+ community, etc, or joining a sports group for a Wednesday mountain bike ride or tennis match, etc. If you are passionate about giving back to the community, we have various opportunities to volunteer through our engaged beyond business program locally and internationally.

Additional benefits of our headquarters location include shared e-bikes for your commute, an on-site gym, two restaurants, language courses, learning and development training opportunities, tax insurance, financial guidance, child care, relocation and spousal support, and more.

For the full range of benefits, take a look at Why should you apply? About you: you are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point. What you need is:

  • Completed studies in electrical engineering, physics or related fields

  • Successfully completed training as a German patent attorney, successfully passed examination as a European patent attorney or US patent attorney

  • Several years of experience in an industrial patent department or a patent law firm

  • Strong analytical skills and structured approach to work

  • Team player with excellent communication skills in an interdisciplinary and international environment

  • Very good command of English

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Andreas Keil, Head Intellectual Property.

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland / Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss / Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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