Under the direction of the Division IP Counsel and as part of a small group, the European Patent Attorney will primarily provide patent drafting and prosecution support to the Electron Microscopy groups in the Materials and Structural Analysis Division, including research and development centers located in Europe as well as in the United States. Located at the Eindhoven site in the Netherlands, there will also be opportunity to work on diverse legal matters such as business-strategic protection of IP, licensing, IP litigation management/support, and dispute settlement. Some amount of international travel is required.
A minimum of 7 years of experience in EU patent prosecution and IP legal practice is required. Experience in EU patent litigation, patent portfolio development, licensing, and enforcement in a corporate context is highly desirable. Experience and/or interest in international IP law and international trade would be useful.
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