We see it as our duty to provide our employees with the best possible support and assistance in mastering the challenges of a rapidly changing working environment. Every day they prove their high quality standards in their work through precision, creativity, dedication and professionalism. We support them with the highest level of occupational safety, stability and international opportunities for further development. We are very proud that the AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group brings together people who always see opportunities - and make use of them.

For the R&D department of our company AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group at one of our locations in Kötz, Modena or Vintl we are looking for a

Patent Engineer/Technician (m/f/d)

Your tasks:

  • Worldwide support of the various departments in IP (intellectual property) matters, e.g. patents, utility models, designs, trade marks
  • Analysis, evaluation and reporting of the competitive situation and technology trends as well as identification of infringement risks and procedures in infringement cases
  • Supervision of patent application and grant procedures and support in opposition, nullity and patent infringement proceedings in cooperation with external patent attorneys
  • Handling of employee law issues, in particular inventor remuneration
  • Conducting and commenting on in-house searches

Your profile:

  • Technical degree or comparable training with additional qualification, possibly with further training as a patent engineer (patent & innovation protection).
  • Great interest in the subject of patents / patent law or first professional experience in the patent system
  • You are characterised by an independent and structured way of working as well as a high level of trustworthiness
  • Good knowledge of German, English and Italian is a prerequisite, further foreign language skills are advantageous.

Our offer:

  • Work in an international networked team, distributed over several locations
  • Working in a company with a high level of innovation and growth strategy
  • Varied and diverse fields of work: Automotive engineering, electronics and hydraulics

We look forward to receiving your application!

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

AL-KO Vehicle Technology Group GmbH
Tatjana Hartmann
Human Resources
Fon +49 8221 97 - 8936