HGF Vacancy

Patent Attorney (Engineering)


Job ref: Mun/EngElc/2021

Job Type: Qualified professionals

We are seeking to appoint to our Munich office a Patent Attorney/European Patent Attorney (m/f/d) within the technical area of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, information technology or physics.

This role will accompany our clients on the path of an invention from the discussion with the inventors, the drafting of patent applications, the defence of the patent application before the German or European Patent Office, up to legal actions in court.

Key responsibilities
  • Drafting and filing of patent applications for domestic and foreign markets
  • Preparation and independent execution of grant procedures (DPMA, EPA)
  • Participation and conduct of opposition and invalidity proceedings
  • Participation in patent infringement proceedings in a team, together with our lawyers
About you
  • A completed training as a German and/or European Patent Attorney or are currently completing your year at the Office,
  • A university degree (Master) in electrical engineering and data processing, physics or computer science (gladly with a doctorate),
  • Business fluent in German and English,
  • Commitment and sense of responsibility,
  • Ability to work in a team.
What can we offer you?
  • Challenging and varied work with room for independent work,
  • Interesting international client portfolio,
  • Long-term prospects,
  • A motivated team with flat hierarchies,
  • Regular team events,
  • Possibility to work several weeks in another European country. HGF has 22 offices in Great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

You would like to contribute your professional experience to an expanding law firm? Then we would be pleased to receive your application. Please apply by sending your CV to: [email protected]

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Careers with HGF

HGF is one of the UK’s leading intellectual property rights specialists, and we’re always looking for talented new people to join us as we work to help our clients achieve the greatness they deserve with their ideas.

If you’re looking for a challenging position that will allow you to put your legal and technical expertise to great and truly important use, a career with HGF is the right place for you.