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Head of Intellectual Property Management (m/f/d)

29 March 2022


Are you looking for an exciting new challenge – one where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about technology and keen to share your expertise internationally? Step forward and discover Swisslog!

Working as part of our #Management Team with a great team spirit, you will use the power of technology to shape the future of intralogistics for forward-thinking customers. We’re offering a talented individual the opportunity to join our incredible team and get the most out of their potential – could it be you?

We look forward to receiving your application! Please state your salary expectations and your period of notice or earliest possible starting date.

The role is accountable for setting-up and organize the IPR processes within Swisslog in close collaboration with KUKA patent department. You are managing the IP portfolio strategy in coordination with relevant stakeholders. Providing support for product development across the various departments is one of the main responsibilities. Evaluating competitor’s patent activities and handling/coordinating disputes with external patent attorneys is a further focus of this role.

Short Facts

  • Dortmund
    Dortmund, Germany
  • Management
    Management
  • Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time
    Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time

Make an impact

  • Responsible process manager for IPR processes within Swisslog
  • Manage IP portfolio, regarding the technical field of responsibility
  • Interface to the KUKA patent department and the technology centres
  • Patent law support for product developments within the TC and region
  • Monitoring and evaluating competitors' patent activities and coordinating follow-up measures
  • Handling of legal disputes in cooperation with external patent attorneys
  • Preparation of decisions on own IPRs in cooperation with the relevant stakeholders

Bring to the team

  • Diploma/ Master's degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, logistics or equivalent
  • Education in Patent Engineer
  • Optional, Qualifikation in Patent Attorney and intention of a professional development
  • Travel readiness
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Experience as a Patent Engineer in a comparable professional setting
  • Knowledge of IPR issues in various countries

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

Flexible Working Options
Diversity & Inclusion
Great Team Spirit
Modern Work Environment
Global Opportunities

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

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