Intellectual Property Advocacy - Brussels

Posted date:  Aug 10, 2022

Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

About this opportunity

We are looking for a self-motivated team player to join our IPR Policy team, part of Ericsson’s IPR & Licensing unit. The team is distributed on several sites worldwide, and we now need to strengthen our presence in Brussels.

What you will do

As a member of this distributed team, you will focus on EU policy developments and on building relations with policymakers and institutions to ensure our voice is heard on IPR policy topics. You will work in close collaboration with a local member of the IPR Policy team and provide support on IPR matters to the government relations team as well as the marketing & communications team. Other activities include driving and representing Ericsson’s IPR position in various high-level standard development organizations and industry associations, as well as raising IP awareness in the context of standardization. You will help organizing meetings, events, and prepare consultations, briefs, IP policy messages and other supporting documents.

You will bring

  • University degree in economics, law, political science, or engineering
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written
  • Trusted relationship builder
  • Self-motivated, reliable and rigorous, a real team player
  • Great social, presentation and writing skills
  • 4-5 years professional experience

Good to have

  • Proficient in one more language of the EU
  • Political experience or an ability to develop public policy positions
  • Experience of PR and communications-based advocacy campaigns
  • Professional experience engaging with governmental institutions, particularly the European Parliament

Why join Ericsson?

Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers. As a highly innovative company in standards development, we do not only own the leading patent portfolio in our field (over 60,000 patents) but also implement patented technologies in our infrastructure and services. A balanced IPR policy environment is a key component for our business and the sustainable success of our global economy. In this position you will have the chance to use your skills to be part of the solution to some of the world’s toughest problems. You will be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You will be joining an international and highly collaborative team, with a strong vision on patent policy and licensing.

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Primary country and city: Belgium (BE)  || Belgium : Brussels : Brussels     
Job details: IPR Commercialization Manager  

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