European Patent Attorney / Patent Attorney

Demant is a growing, world-leading hearing health care corporation that offers solutions such as hearing devices, hearing implants and diagnostic equipment as well as intelligent audio equipment. Demant is dedicated and highly engaged in developing innovative technologies and know-how making life-changing differences for people having a hearing impairment.

Our offer

You will join our Demant’s Intellectual Properties team, where we are a mix of Patent and Trademark Attorneys as well as IP Paralegals, all in all 13 colleagues. Our primary objective is to continuously interact with Demant’s globally distributed business units and R&D organizations to ensure that Demant launches products with the lowest litigation risk. We are located at Demant’s headquarters just outside Copenhagen.

In our team we have high team-spirits and support each other on a daily base. We believe that the best results are achieved through a team effort. We constantly share feedback and knowledge to improve our results. We have an informal and creative atmosphere where respect is pivotal, and we strive for the common goal.

As our team is growing, we have now two openings. We are looking for both a European Patent Attorney and a Patent Attorney.

The job

You will be participating in developing the team’s collective knowledge on technology and patent law. Our team engages in R&D project groups throughout the product development process and undertakes activities to establish freedom-to-operate, while continuously advising stakeholders. You will contribute to the growth of our international patent portfolio by participating actively in the handling of incoming ideas, preparation, and prosecution of new patent applications. And last, you will develop skills in various areas of IP practice such as in oppositions before the European Patent Office.

About you

You have an educational background as engineer or scientist, M.Sc.E, M.Sc., or Ph.D. and some years of practical experience within IP – possibly from practicing in the industry or in private practice. You are either supplemented with parts of European Qualifying Examination for European Patent Attorneys (such as pre-exam) or other national qualifying courses within IP. And last, your technical knowledge must include physics or electronics.

As a person, you have strong analytical skills and are able to quickly grasp new areas. In your work with IP, you have an eye for details and, at the same time, can communicate clearly and concisely with different stakeholders. You are structured and systematic and have an interest in understanding Demant’s business. You need to be fluent in English and have an efficiency in reading German.

Flexible working conditions

At Demant, we work in a dynamic environment built on trust and openness, where networking is key. We offer you flexible working conditions, an open forum for knowledge-sharing and a great team, which operates towards a common goal. You can feel the company’s energizing spirit the very moment you enter our premises. So come join us and be a part of our diverse crowd with many different nationalities and backgrounds.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Please apply as soon as possible, as we meet candidates for interviews ongoing.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact VP of Intellectual Property, Christian Hauge on +45 2936 9915.

Employment facts

Our development centre in Denmark is a major catalyst for ongoing as well as future innovation projects. Eriksholm, our research centre, also plays a key role in our endeavours to always be at the forefront of development.

In January of 2021 the number of full-time employees was over 16.500. About 20% of our employees are shareholders in the Company, and shares held by employees and by members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board account for approximately 1% of the total share capital.

WORKING AT THE DEMANT HEADQUARTERS

Working at Demant’s Danish headquarters, you will be part of a world-leading hearing healthcare group. From our headquarter we play a vital role in supporting our individual companies’ growth by offering an array of services within IT, Finance, HR and Quality.

The majority of what Demant’s companies do is innovation and technology. New and existing employees become part of a Group that produces extremely complex technology turned into fine, user-friendly products that even makes a large difference for people living with hearing loss.

We are a company in growth. Highly skilled and innovative employees drive our continuous business growth, and to stay in front, Demant actively supports training, education and development, both on the professional and personal side.

Our work environment is open and encourages daily collaborations across disciplines and competencies. We value a free and honest communication and everyone is required to join in and speak up no matter the position in the organisation. This contributes to a professional, dedicated yet informal working environment, which is the basis for true innovation and industry leading products.

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Graduate Programme

Our Graduate Programme offers you a unique opportunity to develop your personal and professional skills in a global company that truly makes a difference. Expectations will be high. But you will also be given real tasks and responsibilities with high exposure. You have a unique chance to build a broad understanding of our business while contributing from day one.

We offer an international career. After successfully completing of one of our programmes, you will be offered the possibility to embark on a career with William Demant with a permanent position perhaps as an executive assistant, internal business consultant, international project manager, or specialist in such areas as Finance, Operations or Engineering.

If you want to know more about our Graduate Programme, please contact our Graduate Programme Manager, Carolin Nielsen at CRNI@demant.com

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About Demant

Demant is a world-leading hearing healthcare group that offers solutions and services to help people with hearing loss connect and communicate with the world around them. The Demant Group operates in a global market with companies in more than 30 countries, employs more than 14,000 staff and generates annual revenue of DKK 14 billion. Demant is the parent company behind the commercial successes of such world-renowned brands as Oticon, Bernafon, Sonic, Audika, Oticon Medical, MAICO, Interacoustics, Amplivox, Grason-Stadler, MedRx and Sennheiser Communications. The Group’s products are sold in more than 130 countries where we create life-changing differences through hearing health. We create life-changing differences through hearing health.

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