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Patent Engineer to Innovative Mips!

Mips AB

Mips AB specializes in helmet-based safety and is a world leader in its field. The technology, which is protected by an extensive patent portfolio, is sold to the global helmet industry. Mips consists of curious and committed individuals who work together to create a safer everyday life for fellow human beings.

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Company: Mips AB

City: Stockholm

Job Category: Technology

Extent: Full time

Start date: As soon as possible

Type of work: Recruitment

Other: Possibility to work remote

About the role

Mips AB sells its products to helmet manufacturers who implement Mips technology in helmets which are then marketed to end users. Mips works with several of the world's major helmet manufacturers in the sports helmet category, but also sells the company's solutions to brands operating in the motorcycle and safety helmet categories. They have their headquarters in Täby, where their unique testing facility is also located. Mips currently employs approximately 100 people who work in sales, research and development, production, and administration, of which around 75 are based at the headquarters. Mips is constantly growing and is now looking for a Patent Engineer for their IP department. Mips' intellectual property rights are vital for the company and needs managing to continue being an asset contributing to the growth. As a junior patent engineer you will in the beginning work a lot with the administration of invention disclosures, patent applications and competitor monitoring and streamline our processes and systems to make sure we support our business in the best possible way. You will work in close cooperation with the IP manager and assist her in all tasks relating to IP.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Building up and being responsible for Mips' internal IP management system
  • Managing invention disclosures
  • Conducting novelty searches
  • Handling patent applications in collaboration with external patent attorneys
  • Participating in freedom-to-operate (FTO) searches
  • Conducting competitor patent monitoring
  • Working closely with R&D, Science, and IP Manager

You will be offered:

  • An innovative company working on an international playing field
  • An exciting position in a company where intellectual property is of outmost importance
  • A challenging role with a broad area of responsibility
  • A great team of colleagues who are always on the move - perhaps you are interested in a workout in the on-site gym, a bike ride at lunchtime, a tennis match on their own tennis court besides the office, or playing with one of the dogs in the office?
  • Favorable wellness benefits of SEK 5000
  • One free Mips helmet per year

We are looking for

  • Has a Master's degree in engineering or equivalent, preferably in a relevant technical field
  • Has at least 2 years of experience working with patents, preferably in the industry or at PRV (Swedish Patent and Registration Office)
  • Is fully fluent in English

It is desirable if you:

  • Have previous experience working with patents in a company's internal patent department
  • Have experience working with any IP management system, such as Ipendo or similar

Qualities we are looking for in you:

In this recruitment process, we will place great emphasis on your personal qualities. As a person, we believe that you are Structured where you plan and prioritize your work effectively, having an interest in and aptitude for organizing and building structure. You are a Problem-Solver who develops effective solutions based on short and long term consequences. You are also a Collaborator who shares information and knowledge that benefits others and adapts your approach to benefit the group's result since you in this position will work closely with other departments as well as with external partners. You are Quality-Conscious meaning that you pay close attention to detail, are committed to delivering high-quality results and proactive in identifying and addressing potential issues or problems that may impact the quality of your work

Additional Information:

  • Start: Immediately with consideration to notice period
  • Employment: Full-time
  • Location: Stockholm, Täby

The recruitment process is handled by Academic Work. We will review applications on an ongoing basis and the advertisement may be closed before the position is filled if we have moved on to the selection and interview phase.

Our recruitment process

This recruitment process is handled by Academic Work and it is our client’s wish that all questions regarding the position is directed to Academic Work.

Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the next phase. The process includes two tests: one personality test and one cognitive test. The tests are tools to find the right talent for the right position, to enable equality, diversity, and a fair process.

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