Patent Assistant/Paralegal

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Lund, SE
den 21 april 2021
den 6 maj 2021
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As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 57,000 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 paralegal for Patent Unit Lund! You will ensure that the administrative part of patenting is handled with diligence, accuracy and care. The job relies heavily on knowledge of the formalities requirements of patent law around the world as well as our internal processes and guidelines.

Patent Unit Lund is one of 12 patent units in Ericsson's IPR & Licensing department (IPR&L). We are a team of 12 patent professionals, 4 paralegals and an assistant. We support the R&D site in Lund (about 850 colleagues) as well as inventors around the world. The Lund site also hosts members of other departments in IPR&L, so the total team from IPR&L is 25 people on site.

In your daily work you will collaborate with patent attorneys, inventors, patent unit managers, outside counsels / Law firms and other partners in Ericsson's IPR & Licensing department.

You will

Have your own global docket of patent families, where you are responsible for the administrative aspect of the filing, prosecution and maintenance. In the Lund-team paralegals work together with all the patent professional in the unit. Tasks include:
  • Filing
  • national entry
  • prosecution
  • assignments
  • quality checks

Furthermore, paralegals often participate in various projects which often span across Ericsson's global activities.

To be successful in the role you must have
  • Bachelor´s Degree or equivalent higher education in relevant field
  • At least 3 years of experience as a patent paralegal
  • Ability to work with complex systems
  • Comfortability working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt and respond to change
  • A positive and inspiring attitude to your everyday work and teammates
  • English proficiency both written and oral
  • Excellent communication skills

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:

If you have any specific questions about this role, please contact recruiter Christian Sperling at

This position reports to the Director Patent Unit Lund

Kindly note that we cannot process applications sent via email.

Location for this role: Lund, Sweden
Last day to apply: 5/5

Curious to know more about the life at Ericsson? Meet some of your future colleagues and watch our People film .

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) || || Lund || R&D

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