European Patent Attorney 60 – 80 % (f/m/d)

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

To strengthen our global Intellectual Property Team we are seeking at the headquarter in Greifensee an European Patent Attorney.

In this role, your responsibilities would include: 
  • You will be in charge of the invention reports and for drafting the patent applications in close collaboration with Research & Development 
  • You will be responsible for all patent aspects including prosecution, defense and enforcement of patent rights as well as for performing freedom to operate analyses 
  • IP portfolio management, supporting the decision making process for international filings belong also to your tasks as the active management of Mettler Toledo's IP rights 
  • Furthermore, you will evaluate the contract terms related to IP and coordinate with the Legal departments on the drafting and negotiating of same

What You Need to Succeed

Following requirements are necessary for this role: 
  • You have a master's degree in Electronics, Computer Science, Physics, or similar fields, and a broadly based interest in science and technology 
  • You are (partially) qualified as European Patent Attorney with experience in a law firm or in industry is requested, experience with Trademarks is considered to be a plus
  • You are highly interested in patent law and interdisciplinary matters with a will to broaden horizons in this field and taking pleasure in a variety of intellectually stimulating work, experience in patenting of Computer Implemented Inventions would be favorable 
  • You have well-developed analytical and writing skills, finely honed interpersonal skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines and to handle several projects simultaneously
  • We request fluent English and German language skills

Our Offer to You

We offer challenging, varied tasks in an innovative and international environment, highly qualified teams with good working environment and development opportunities.

Have we raised your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our e-mail address is:

We do not accept any agency resumes for this position.

About Mettler Toledo

METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.

Equal Opportunity Employment

We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.

For those who prioritize precision, Mettler Toledo is precisely where you belong.

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Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Wilmington, Delaware Greifensee Branch

Im Langacher 44 8606 Greifensee Schweiz