Advantest – We enable
tomorrowʻs technology.

IoT, 5G and Artificial Intelligence. Unthinkable without us. More than half of all the microchips produced worldwide first pass through our hands. As the global market leader of automated test systems in the semiconductor industry we help the world to realize the digital transformation, enable our customers to shape the future and offer you the exciting jobs intended for pioneers.

Are you seeking answers and opportunities for your future? At our site in Böblingen you will find both as

Patent Engineer (Senior) m/w/d

Your Responsibilities
Management of the patent portfolio for the development sites in Europe (including Boeblingen, Munich, Amerang and Duisburg)
Coordination of patent matters with Outside Counsel and the Headquarter Intellectual Property Team in Japan
This will include:
Prior art patent searches and evaluation of inventions with the inventors, brainstorming sessions
Work with Outside Patent Counsel regarding patent applications, progress monitoring, invention interviews, procedures regarding oppositions, invalidations or disputes
Preventive infringement investigation and infringement monitoring
Contact person for patent analyses, trademarks and domain names queries
Preparation and alignment of intellectual property plan with R&D management and Intellectual Property (IP) Team in Japan
IP related contract negotiations (IP transfers, joint patent applications)
Review of technical documents before publication
Employee Training

Your Qualifications
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in electronic engineering or equivalent
Fluent in English and the ability to work in a global team
Keen problem-solver with self-contained working style in order to understand new fields‘ ideas
Proven track record of project management and cross functional collaboration
Excellent teamwork and communication skills
Excellent skills and experience in patenting procedures and IP rights enforcement desired
Very good knowledge of semiconductor markets, manufacturing equipment, optical and electronic measurements and ATE hard- and software desired
Excellent Patent promotion and patent management skills desired
Experience of a wide variety of patent databases and patent search tools desired

We offer:
Usage of state-of-the-art technology
Teamwork in an international environment
Open business culture with flat hierarchies
Flexible working times
Free space for creativity, participation on success

Our offer
Flexible and trust-based working hours, 30 vacation days + option for additional vacation days, mobile working, individual part-time models and programs for extended periods of absence
Attractive salary, share in Advantest´s success through our exceptionally appealing bonus program as well as numerous subsidies, discounts and offerings (e.g. bike leasing)
Structured onboarding programs and mentoring, development discussions, technical and soft skill trainings, language courses and knowledge sessions
Ergonomic working environment, sports and fitness options and events (e.g. Global Challenge) as well as health days
Attractive company pension scheme, comprehensive insurance coverage and support in emergency situations

Take your next career step with us! Apply now, preferably via our online application tool.
If you have any questions, Alena Nicolai will be happy to answer them at
+49 (0) 7031.204.8380

For further information visit: www.advantest-career.de

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