Patent Attorney Electric Car Technologies H/F - Industrie
Valeo electric powertrain systems is a fast-growing activity that recently integrated Valeo Siemens e automotive that used to be a joint venture.
Valeo electric powertrain systems objective is to become the world leader in the market for high-voltage electronic components and systems for hybrid and electric vehicles, you are also joining the VALEO group, an innovative company at the heart of the three revolutions that are revolutionising the automobile: the electrification of the vehicle, the advent of the autonomous and connected vehicle, and the development of digital mobility. VALEO has anticipated these revolutions and today they are synonymous.
Reporting the IP manager and within a team of 5 people (including 3 patent attorneys), you will be in charge of :
- Drafting patent applications (or coordinating and supervising law firm’s drafting)
- Coordinating international extension filings
- Managing patent portfolios : including answering to office actions based on feedback from the Business when necessary; and filing a response or providing instructions to outer law firms for filing of a response
- Freedom-to-operate studies regarding third party patent rights
- Managing oppositions: offensive and defensive
- Communicating with external attorneys including on opposition and litigation matters; and providing other assistance and support to R&D, marketing, and Legal department staff as required on IP related matters
- Training and assisting technologists in recognizing patentable inventions and submitting invention disclosures
- Master degree of Science, engineer, preferably in electrical engineering, electronics or Physics
- Degree from Ceipi, ideally EQE
- A first experience in IP gained in house or in a law firm,
- French and English (at least written) required
You will join the Research and Development Center, just a stone’s throw from the Cergy Pontoise RER station, at the heart of innovation and the automotive industry of tomorrow.
Home office possible 2 days a week.