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Experienced Patent Attorney (m/f/x)

Ehningen, Baden-Württemberg 71139
  • Job Code
    256640BR
  • Jobs Rated
    126th

Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.


Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Germany is the largest IBM entity in Europe; it is spread over more than 20 different locations in Germany. It also houses the largest IBM development laboratory outside the USA, with a headcount of approximately 1,800 employees located in Bblingen. The patent attorney position is to be filled immediately in the headquarters of IBM Germany, located in Ehningen (near Stuttgart). The IBM Intellectual Property (IP) function in Germany is in charge of Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland and various countries in Eastern Europe.

By joining the IBM Intellectual Property function, you will become part of a global company which holds Intellectual Property, its protection, exploitation and its practitioners in a prominent position:
- IBM received a record of 9100 patents in 2018 - marking the 26th consecutive year that the company topped the annual list of U.S. patent recipients,
- a worldwide portfolio of over 45,000 patents (by far the largest United States patent holder) for all technologies ranging from hardware and software to services,
- thousands of registered trademarks,
- a vast number of software and other copyrighted material,
- world class Intellectual Property licensing operations.

This position involves the full range of services in Intellectual Property such as identification of patentable inventions, drafting and prosecution of patent applications, oppositions, patent enforcement, infringement risk and validity assessments as well as giving advice and counsel to the business and drafting/negotiating IP contracts and agreements.

Owing to its history, size, structure and integration within the IBM General Legal organization, IBM Intellectual Property function gives access to large work diversity and numerous opportunities for both a long and short term career development to the candidate who is striving to achieve.

A successful candidate should
- possess an excellent degree in either electrical engineering, physics, computer science or a related discipline,
- be fluent in English and German,
- have passed both the Patent Attorney German Qualification Exam and the European Qualifying Exam,
- have gained several years of experience in the profession, and
- have excellent social, communication and negotiation skills.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
A successful candidate should
- possess an excellent degree in either electrical engineering, physics, computer science or a related discipline,
- be fluent in English and German,
- have passed both the German Patent Attorney Qualification Exam and the European Qualifying Exam,
- have gained several years of experience in the profession, and
- have excellent social, communication and negotiation skills.


Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
possess an excellent degree in either electrical engineering, physics, computer science or a related discipline


About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.


Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.


About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.


Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.


Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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