Patent Assistant/Paralegal

Ericsson - Stockholm

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


We are now looking for a Patent Assistant/Paralegal to assist Patent Professionals within Patent Development. Patent Development is part of the IPR & Licensing organization and incorporates 12 offices in Sweden, Canada, Germany, England, China and United States. The open position is within Patent Unit Kista, RAN Implementation & Core, in Sweden (Stockholm).


As part of our team you will ensure that the administrative part of Patent Portfolio Management is handled with diligence, accuracy and care and performed in accordance with our internal policies and patent law. You will get the opportunity to collaborate with Patent Professionals, Patent Paralegals, Inventors, Patent Unit Managers and Outside Counsels / Law firms in Sweden as well as globally.


You will


  • Handle the reception of new inventions and file patent applications at patent offices, including first and further filings, in multiple jurisdictions
  • Be responsible for preparing and handling formal documents, recording of data and handling of tasks and workflows in our IP management system
  • Prepare and review Patent Finance documents
  • Depending on interest and needs, be part of project assignments


To be successful in the role you must have


  • A Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate or equivalent experience within a patent practice area
  • At least 2 years of experience within a patent-related administration work
  • A genuine interest and some knowledge of the patent process, laws and regulations
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • A keen eye on details and be well-organized
  • The ability to work well in teams as well as under your own initiative
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken


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


Location: Kista, Sweden

You will report to the Director Patent Unit RIC.

Recruiter: Emelie Nygård [email protected]


The selection process and interviews are ongoing, so we encourage you to send your application in English as soon as possible, but by 3 November at the latest.

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.


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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.


Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || [[mfield2]]

Req ID: 623104

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