We enlarge our team and open up opportunities for a Trainee European Patent Attorney (Liège Office) with a Master’s degree of Applied Sciences and Engineering in Mechanics, Electronics, Electricity or Computer Science or a PhD in Chemical Science or Physics.. Professional experience in industry or an intellectual property law firm would be a plus. Perfect command of French and at least good command of English and German or Dutch is expected.
We require you to possess an analytical mind, to be flexible in contact with others, to have a natural aptitude for written and oral communication including setting up comprehensive reports. You enjoy working independently. Knowledge of other languages is an asset. Capability of planning, organising and coping with deadlines as well as an eye for detail are necessary requirements.
As a Trainee Patent Attorney, you will work under the supervision of experienced patent attorneys. They will train you to become competent to defend our clients’ interests in all intellectual property related issues, to formulate advice on the patentability of inventions, to draft patent applications and to defend them before the relevant Patent Offices.
You are supposed to team up with your colleagues to ensure the best of services for the client and to be able to see and capitalize on new business opportunities. Being active in interest groups or other business channels is an asset.
We will then be delighted to offer you a permanent full time contract with an attractive remuneration package including extra-legal advantages and upon having passed the European Qualification Examination
the possibility to become involved in partnership on a medium term.