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Patent Engineer (m/f/d)


You are an expert regarding patents and the protection of innovations? You are passionate about international work and the accompaniment of the entire patent process?


Apply at Hager Group!


We are currently looking for our future Patent Engineer (m/f/d) based in Blieskastel (Germany) or Obernai (France) for a permanent contract.


The Patent Engineer’s main role is to define the best possible protection for the group’s innovations, and to ensure the freedom to operate of projects under development.


Within the Patents team of the Corporate Strategy and Innovation department, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of patents and designs and, as such, you will be the main contact for the corresponding  R&D centers.


Your mission

  • You are accountable of  the evaluation of the patentability of inventions made by the R&D teams and of the indentification of the patentable features of the innovations.
  • You are in charge of the entire patent process from start to finish including all associated administrative tasks 
  • You take part in the filing and follow-up of procedures with the various organizations and/or with the agents representing the group (drafting of invention briefs, claims and description)
  • You train the R&D teams in the fundamentals of industrial property rights
  • You advise on projects that need to include IP clauses in various contracts (partnership / assignment / license / purchase ....) and draft the necessary clauses for these contracts
  • You travel regularly (monthly and on request) to the various R&D centers (a few hundred kilometers apart) in order to work with and animate communities of inventors


Your profile

  • You hold a master's degree in Engineering or equivalent (mechanical, electronical or software), as well as a specialization in industrial property (patents) CEIPI or equivalent
  • Your qualification before a patent office is in progress or acquired
  • You can work with the following tools: Patbase, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • You are fluent in German, as well as English and/or French


Our offer
You can expect a position with responsibility and variety in an international and innovative environment and motivated team. We offer intensive integration, an attractive and fair compensation as well as internal and external training.


Your challenge
Take your future chance and convince us. You can upload your application easily in our Groupwide application management system. Please use the opportunity of the online application, 10 minutes are enough! We are available in advance for your specific questions.

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