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IP Counsel

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7 Sep 2022
A snapshot of your day: Advise on IP-related issues and offer business-oriented IP solutions to help with business objectives, build and utilize IP assets, and protect Siemens Energy's enterprises.

How you'll make an impact:
  • Support our IP management in its responsibility for IP related matters;
  • Act as IP Business Partner for our Siemens Energy businesses including local Siemens Energy companies;
  • Implement IP strategies, IP evaluation and portfolio management in the area(s) of responsibility;
  • Work with R&D teams and inventors especially for patent applications to protect innovations and provide IP legal advice;
  • Ensure effective IP risk management and mitigation such as searching, patent clearing, freedom-to-operate analysis, validity opinion and other IP legal advice;
  • Cooperate with legal and other specialist departments;
  • Liaise with and supervise outside counsel (e.g., instruction, quality, costs and compliance control);
  • Conduct or facilitate in-house IP trainings and advise on IP governance policies;
  • Operate own activities with strong cost awareness;
  • Ensure open and good communication among all parties.

What you bring:
  • Bachelor degree or above with a technical background (e.g. engineering, physics, energy related science, informatics/ computer science etc.);
  • European Qualifying Examination (EQE) passed successfully and registered as European patent attorney before the European Patent Office (EPO);
  • A minimum 3 years of professional experience where you have held different prosecution and litigation positions in an IP law firm or legal department of a multinational company;
  • Expertise in European - ideally also in German - IP law and international IP law, development and implementation of IP strategies, IP licensing/transactions, prosecution and litigation, legal opinions, FTO analysis, patents, trademarks, software copyrights and quality management;
  • High level of integrity with character consistent with Siemens Energy values;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills supporting the ability to explain complex technical and legal matters and to effectively solve complex issues;
  • High level of proficiency in verbal and written English ability to work collaboratively within the Siemens Energy global team (German and other language skills are advantageous);
  • Business-minded team player with a hands-on mentality and collegial personality who is result-oriented, self-motivated and able to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment.

About the team:
As integral part of the ST&TI Function, our IP department supports business growth with our IP work by protecting our technologies and innovation, by enabling and maximizing the lifecycle of our offerings.
Our people are the drivers behind this. Sounds interesting? Join us and help make the difference.

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Who is Siemens Energy?
At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we're also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonizatio n, new technologies, and energy t ransformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character - no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.

Rewards / Benefits:
  • Working with a global team
  • Opportunities to work on and lead a variety of innovative projects
  • Supportive work culture
  • Remote/Flexibl e work
  • Take an active role in the world's energy transition to a greener future
  • Work in a dynamic, innovative and international business environment.


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  • Job Reference: 706207972-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Siemens Energy
  • Location: Bucharest
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent