Ericsson Patent Professional in Lund, Sweden

Job Summary:

We are now looking for a Patent Professional to develop effective intellectual property assets collecting Ericsson innovations and technologies. This includes extracting and identifying patentable inventions, assessing business, technical and legal merits and procuring legitimate patent protections in various jurisdictions in accordance with Ericsson's overall strategies and guidelines. Such scope may include acquiring and evaluating invention disclosures, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, handling own or Ericsson-wide sub-portfolios, formulating licensing packages and asserting patents or patent portfolios against potential licensees, contacting potential licensees and negotiating and executing relevant license agreements to provide business benefit to Ericsson. You will use patent docketing and management tools, monitoring tools, process and report flaws. You will collaborate with inventors and engineers, RIPL employees, outside counsels, R&D; Management.


As a Patent Professional you will, amongst others:

  • Maintain the Patent Docket
  • Participate in Portfolio Management & Claim Charting
  • Draft and prosecute patent applications
  • Participate in oppositions and invalidations
  • Assert Patents
  • Support Licensing & Litigation
  • Secure patent quality
Key Qualifications:
  • Education: University level technical background complemented with Patent law.
  • Minimum Experience: 5 years
  • Domain experience: Patent development
  • Patent Process Knowledge
  • Local Laws & Regulations Knowledge
  • Coaching & Mentoring Skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Knowledge Sharing & Collaboration Skills
  • Change & Improvement Management Skills
Additional Requirements:
  • Candidates who have preferably passed the European patent Exam (EQE) or started the studies.

This position is based in Lund, Sweden. Candidates in Göteborg will also be considered. The selection and interview process is ongoing, therefore send in your application in English as soon as possible. If you have any specific questions you are welcome to contact the recruiter Jason Mutsinze (

Last day to apply: 31st of August 2017

Why is Ericsson a great place to work?

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future.

With some 115,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetics.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || No Selection || Lund || R&D;

Req ID: 203573