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Vacant Position

AVL is the world's largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.

European Patent Attorney m/f

Europe: Austria (Headquarters)
  • Graz
Department: Powertrain Engineering

Your Responsibilities:
  • Pro-active legal assistance in terms of patent law for research and development projects and technical departments
  • Management of various technical patent portfolios (patent reviews)
  • Content-related management of various unilateral and bilateral patent procedures
  • Content-related control of external patent attorneys
  • Examination of patent violations
  • Consulting/preparation of IP agreements
  • Training the employees of the technical departments
  • Contribution to preparation/optimization of in-house patent processes
Your Profile:
  • Qualification in engineering/science, legal background
  • Expertise at patent attorney level or experienced patent engineer level
  • Experience as patent officer of a company and/or experience in an industrial patent department
  • Organizational skills, flexibility teamwork skills
  • Assertiveness and diplomatic skills
  • Very good command of English

Annual Remuneration:
Due to the Austrian Equal Treatment Act we are obligated to state the annual gross remuneration (full-time) for this position as a basis for negotiation: EUR60000 . We will, in any case, offer market-conforming payment taking qualifications and professional experience into account.

If you are from abroad AVL will help you to organize your travel to the recruiting interview in Graz. We can also provide you with an appartment for your first few months in Graz.

Seize the professional challenges and opportunities offered by a high-tech enterprise - join our international team. We look forward to receiving your details; please use our online application tool to send your application to AVL List GmbH, Graz