Patent Attorney (m/w/d)
Legal Affairs
Full Time
Rothenburg o. d. Tauber

Protect our Innovations. Patent Tastes.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

Around 600 colleagues work together in our Marketing & Sales headquarter Germany / Austria „Auf AEG“ in the heart of Nürnberg. All of them take responsibility for creative ideas to ensure best-in-class Sales, Marketing and Service delivery to our customers and end consumers. You know us by our brands AEG, Zanussi, Zanker and more. The closest metro station is in front of our main entrance, we have a parent-child-office, cozy breakout areas, Yoga classes and a great canteen – we offer a lot for your life at work!

Patent Attorney (w/d/m)

We have a strong focus on innovation and design. Our Patent team in Nuremberg protects our Intellectual Property (IP) in close cooperation with the supported business unit Major Appliances - Food Preparation and handles the related patent portfolio.

A typical day at work
You work in a highly engaged and energized team to support the protection of cooking household appliances in our R&D departments. You strategically manage and actively develop our global patent portfolio in Cooking. You align on daily basis with R&D and Business on our product innovations and work closely in multifunctional teams in diverse product development projects for which you drive the related patent clearances and idea creation processes. You give general advise on IP matters. In order to continuously develop our IP function, you engage in and contribute to various improvement projects. 


International. You join a global company and interact with multiple nationalities. You closely collaborate with internal IP professionals over nearly every continent. 
Team Player. You are a substantial part of our highly effective and motivated German IP Team. Our leadership is non-hierarchical and leverages cross-collaboration nurturing individual talents to leave your fingerprint and contribution.
Managing. You love working with all aspects of patenting and want to take responsibility for the “full picture”. 
Strategic mindset. You are working in a fast-moving and diverse environment and drive strategic and business-oriented IP management. 
Products. You are passionate about cooking! And Patents are your taste. 

Education and Experience

• Pursuing examination of finalized German or European Patent Attorney
• University degree, preferably in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or Master of Science with strong technical skills
• Relevant professional experience in a corporate function or a patent law firm; in an international environment is a plus
• Excellent knowledge of German and English language