Patent attorney with a knack for tutoring

Posted date: Apr 22, 2021

Location: Stockholm, AB, SE

Company: Ericsson

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?


Come, and be where it begins.



Our Exciting Opportunity

The world is changing at a rapid speed with 5G, cloud computing and AI creating new ways for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to shape the world we are living in.


In 2019 our world-class Patent organization started a new unit partly dedicated to the training of patent attorney trainees, and partly responsible for inventions within cybersecurity and IoT. We have now opened a new position for a fully qualified European patent attorney who would not only love to work with patents in the cybersecurity area, but also contribute to the tutoring of the trainees. You would certainly be a cornerstone and one of the driving forces for our success.



You will

  • Be mentoring and teaching patent attorney trainees starting a 3-year trainee programme.
  • Identify and protect patentable inventions within foremost cybersecurity. This will involve working in close cooperation with inventors within the R&D organizations within Ericsson.
  • Prosecute patent applications and patents in several jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Investigate and support licensing and sales opportunities for Ericsson’s patents.
  • Handle or support oppositions, appeals, invalidations and litigations.
  • Continuously improve the ways of working with the above responsibilities.



To be successful in the role you must have

  • Master or PhD degree in a relevant technical area such as electronic engineering, applied physics, computer science, and ICT.
  • To be a fully qualified European Patent Attorney.
  • Demonstrated qualities of mentorship, leadership, openness, passion and confidence.
  • Good communication skills, be able to convey information to professionals at all levels and across different business areas.
  • Possess good organisational, multi-tasking and negotiation skills, be accurate, flexible and able to lead and work within a team.
  • A solution-oriented working style, with excellent analytical skills.
  • To be proficient in English as it is the working language of the company.



What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of courageous decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your opportunity to make an impact is endless.



What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process


Come join our #TeamEricsson. Feel free to apply and include resume in English, outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position.


The selection and interview process are ongoing. Therefore, send in your application in English as soon as possible, by May 20th at the latest. We encourage you to apply!


If you have any further questions, you are welcome to contact us:


Hiring manager: In this role you will report to Director Patent Unit Kista


Recruiter: Emelie Bohlin (emelie.bohlin@ericsson.com)


Location: Stockholm, Sweden


Kindly note that we do not accept applications sent via e-mail.

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do. 



We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.



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