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Patent Scientist

Req ID:  21891
Posted on:  08-Oct-2021

Prilly_Floris (CH01), Switzerland

Department:  Research & Development (50000104)
Job Family:  R&D



To strengthen our R&D department, we are looking for a:






  • Work with technical and scientific teams to collect data and write technical descriptions of products or technologies, designs and specifications of inventions for new patent applications, prepare documents for patent filing
  • Assist and support inventors and lead the preparation of Invention Disclosure documents
  • Assist Scientists and Patent counsels in the technical analysis of 3rd party prior art related to patentability, Freedom to Operate analysis or patents oppositions
  • Collect data and prepare technical description of technologies to be analyzed for third-party IP risks assessment or for patent oppositions
  • Operate competitors patent monitoring, analyze and present results to the internal technology stakeholders, identify patents/patent applications to watch and/or oppose
  • Carry out projects such as patent and prior art searches and analysis upon request from technical, marketing or business teams



  • PhD in Chemistry or Physical Chemistry
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in industry, preferably in R&D
  • Broad technical knowledge, curiosity and openness to new ideas and technologies
  • Strong analytical skills and high attention to details
  • Experience with Intellectual Property tasks and patents search tools is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with inventors and patent counsels, strong team spirit
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects with tight deadlines, ability to work with multiple demanding internal customers
  • Demonstrated capacity to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information
  • Proficient with usual IT tools such as MS Office
  • Fluent in French or English; excellent reading and understanding of German



  • Our success comes from our highly skilled and talented employees
  • Respectful entrepreneurship and long-term vision are key for success
  • Our people contribute to a more secure world
  • Diversity at all levels of an organisation is a strength


We offer an exciting and challenging role, with great potential for personal development within a unique organization in a fascinating and fast-growing industry. Your file will be handled with upmost confidentiality and discretion.

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