Patent Attorney Electronics / Physics (m/w/d)

Hilti Corporation

What's the role?

With your several years of experience in dealing with international patent portfolios, you will support our in-house counsel in all matters concerning technical IP rights. You will manage all proceedings in Germany and abroad on your own responsibility in an international team.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers.
From the research of new technologies to the development of market-maturity, innovative system solutions in the field of fastening and fire protection - our products are tested and optimised with the most modern laboratory equipment.

What does the role involve?

You will independently and on your own responsibility accompany development projects in which you identify and secure new inventions. Your task is to conduct all patent prosecution proceedings before the DPMA, the EPO, the WIPO and abroad. In addition, you will be responsible for portfolio management and the monitoring and assessment of competitive situations. You will also be responsible for enforcing intellectual property rights and drafting technology, competitor portfolio and freedom-to-operate analyses for new developments. Furthermore, you will be involved in drafting and negotiating contracts in the context of cooperation, development, and licensing agreements.

Last year alone, we launched around 60 new products on the market. This also includes new services and software.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, in which you are part of a creative and interdisciplinary team. We will give you a lot of responsibility to develop yourself and we ́ll support you in shaping your individual career path.
In addition, we offer you innovative and personalized Benefits, such as

  • Flat hierarchies
  • Language courses
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Mobile working
  • Subsidy for childcare
    Further benefits:
  • Support in relocating and finding a flat
  • Tax advice
    Integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment are essential for Hilti – both today and tomorrow. We are proud to say that we not only talk about our values, but also live them every day.

What you need is:

  • University degree in the field of natural science or electrical engineering
  • Certified patent attorney (european, german or USA)
  • Several years of experience in an industrial patent department or a patent law firm
  • Strong analytical skills and structured way of working
  • Team player with excellent communication skills in an interdisciplinary and international environment
  • Very good English

Why should you apply?

You are a teamplayer who wants to work in a challenging environment. Integrating in an existing team and workflows is easy for you. Your structured, reliable, and diligent way of working will be a perfect addition to our team.

During your job interview you will spend some time with us and get to know our company. Thus you will get a feeling for the job and our corporate culture.
Hilti stands for equal opportunities. We are looking forward to receiving applications from severely disabled persons and similarly disabled persons.