Patent Attorneys / Patent Attorney Trainees - Life Science / Chemistry

Patent Attorneys / Patent Attorney Trainees - Life Science / Chemistry

HØIBERG is one of Europe's leading and most respected patent law firms. We are the preferred partners of a wide range of world-class tech, biotech/medtech and foodtech startups and R&D intense companies and universities world-wide.

We are now recruiting talented, ambitious patent attorneys or patent attorney trainees equipped with a good sense for business and commercialization of R&D to join our office in Lund.

Being a patent attorney requires a high intellectual capacity and excellent analytical skills. We appreciate minds equipped with a curiosity for science and technology even outside your core area of expertise.

You have a PhD or equivalent experimental research experience from the life science field, for example in medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, metabolic engineering, food science, biomedicine, biotech engineering, or molecular biology.
Typical duties as a patent attorney include drafting and prosecution of patent applications, analysis of patentability, assessment of infringement and validity of patents, strategic IP counselling as well as assistance with licensing agreements, IP due diligence, litigation, etc.

You are a skilled communicator and aim to provide excellent and accurate service to your clients. You speak and write English fluently. Fluency in Swedish is a requirement. You master the spectra from detail to the big picture. Protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights can be a lengthy process that requires both quick action and great patience. We expect you to be ready to defend our clients' rights with the same passion as if it was your own.

In the absence of prior experience with patents, you will be offered a comprehensive training program during the initial 3-5 years leading up to a European Patent Attorney (EPA) degree. A part of the training is conducted within the framework of your daily work, but you will also need to allocate a part of your private time to patent training during the coming years.

We offer - An international and flexible workplace with an informal tone, attractive employment conditions and a salary corresponding to your qualifications. We are looking to fill this role during October-November 2022 or as soon as possible hereafter.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to marked "Patent Attorney (Lund)" in the subject field as soon as possible and no later than 4 September 2022. Candidates may be invited for an interview on an ongoing basis. Please note that the application must be in English and should preferably be forwarded with copies of your university transcripts. If you want to know more, you are welcome to contact Jens Viktor Nørgaard or Peter Holm at telephone number (+45) 3332 0337.
Mer info
Område Lund
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör, Kemi, Fysik & Biologi
Typ av anställning Heltid, Tillsvidareanställd
Sista ansökningsdag 4 sept 2022 (18 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

HØIBERG is a full-service patent law firm. HØIBERG was founded in 1995 and has since then experienced strong growth now employing 60 people across offices in Denmark (Copenhagen & Aarhus) and Sweden (Stockholm & Lund). Find more information at