General Electric Patent Attorney in Kolding, Denmark
Role Summary:Define the future of wind power.
LM Wind Power is experiencing growth where the technological development pushes the boundaries faster than ever. The new products, production processes, transport solutions and other developing areas of interest need increased attention. Our engineers are coming up with many new ideas to be handled by the patent team and our patent portfolio is continuously increasing. We are seeking a patent attorney to strengthen our team.
Essential Responsibilities:As patent attorney you will work with all aspects of patent work, such as:
• Patent searches and analysis of scientific documents.
• Prepare patent applications following EP Guidelines.
• Working with LM’s IP counsel and R&D team regarding clearance issues.
• IP landscaping.
• Invention acquisition.
• Collaborate with both inhouse and external patent attorneys
• Contributing to the successful resolution of interparty proceedings, such as opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office.
• Directing overseas attorneys to support the strategies of the business.
• Competitor monitoring.
• Promotion of IP awareness through education and training.
• Tutor and mentor other members the IP team.
The patent team is based on 5 different location in 4 different time zones and works closely with internal and external stakeholders and provides IP-services necessary to secure our investment in new technologies and provide freedom to operate and innovate in the field of wind turbine blades.
Qualifications/Requirements:We expect that you have a technical background ideally as a mechanical or electro engineer. We are open to candidates with other relevant technical backgrounds, for example, physics degrees. You will have worked within the patent area for several years. Most important, you understand complex, technical ideas, and appreciate how intellectual property supports the commercial aims of the business. You may be a full or part qualified European Patent Attorney alternatively an fully qualified UK Patent Attorney.
The successful candidate will work in close co-operation with internal stakeholders, such as inventors, and colleagues in the wider GE family of businesses, and external counsel.
LM patent engineers work with dedicated colleagues across the world. The successful candidate will be provided with opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.
You will be based in our headquarters in Kolding, Denmark.
Desired Characteristics:As a person, we expect that you are self-driven team-player able to work independently and systematically in a transparent manner, with the ability to work under pressure. You will take responsibility and set high standards by which your work is measured. A thirst for knowledge is essential, as is a desire to continually develop your skills within all aspects of patent-related work. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills and empathy, with the ability to build productive relationships with a wide group of stakeholders. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.
About Us:LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy Business, is a world leading designer and manufacturer of rotor blades for wind turbines, with a global manufacturing footprint that includes blade factories in Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, India, Poland, Spain, France, Turkey and the United States. The company has produced more than 215,000 blades since 1978, corresponding to more than 102 GW installed capacity and global savings of 212 million metric tons of CO2 annually. In 2018, LM Wind Power became the first carbon neutral business in the wind industry.
Follow us at www.lmwindpower.com or on twitter @lmwindpower
GE Renewable Energy is a $15 billion business which combines one of the broadest portfolios in the renewable energy industry to provide end-to-end solutions for our customers demanding reliable and affordable green power. Combining onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions as well as hybrid renewables and digital services offerings, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts of clean renewable energy and equipped more than 90 percent of utilities worldwide with its grid solutions. With nearly 40,000 employees present in more than 80 countries, GE Renewable Energy creates value for customers seeking to power the world with affordable, reliable and sustainable green electrons.
Follow us at www.ge.com/renewableenergy, on www.linkedin.com/company/gerenewableenergy, or on www.twitter.com/GErenewables
Are you our new Patent Attorney?
If you find the position interesting, and you have the qualifications needed, please apply through www.lmwindpower.com as soon as possible.Additional Locations:Denmark;Kolding;