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Jobs and positions for patent experts!

Hays is your strong partner with extensive recruitment experience

The use of patents is a critical factor for success in competitive business. Legal firms, In addition to businesses, are also increasingly looking for competent patent attorneys and patent experts to expand their mandates in the field of patent law. Hays, as a personnel consultancy provider, is the direct interface between supply and demand. With our extensive recruitment experience, we give both employers and job candidates an overview of the market and current salary levels and provide an honest assessment of the speed and likelihood of filling job vacancies. This is an additional value-added service compared to traditional headhunting.

Qualifications that make you successful

As the first point of contact for patent attorneys, patent engineers, patent counsels, and patent managers, we are also looking for candidates-in-training, interested graduates and postgraduates. Discretion is guaranteed and all advice to candidates is free of charge. With a high degree of commitment, above-average proficiency and additional training in the fields of physics, engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, biochemistry, biophysics, medicine or information technology, you are the ideal candidate.

In the area of patent law, we recruit applicants for the following positions:

  • Patent attorneys (German, European, registered abroad),
  • Patent assessors,
  • Patent engineers,
  • Patent counsels,
  • Patent researchers,
  • Patent and innovation managers,
  • Patent attorney candidates,
  • Patent and trademark clerks and
  • Patent paralegals

Career opportunities with attractive customers for patent experts

Our employment consulting customers include legal firms as well as national and international businesses from all relevant sectors in the German-speaking world. This includes the automotive industry, healthcare and life sciences, all branches of industry including the energy industry and the ICT sector.

We not only recruit candidates for permanent positions, we also provide freelancers for special projects as well as interim managers who are well versed in the field of patent management. We also advise employers on what form of employment best suits their individual requirements for patent experts.

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