Open positions

Open positions

Ever since its creation, P&TS has always counted on the excellence of its services to ensure growth. Every day, we assist our Swiss and international clients in developing new products and recouping their R&D costs through protection against infringement by competitors.

Without the talent of our employees, we would not be able to offer the very high quality services our clients deserve. It is indeed thanks to their motivation, their knowledge and their commitment that P&TS has achieved its success.

In order to sustain our development, we are continuously seeking top-class professionals capable of working as Patent Attorneys / IP Monitoring & Search Specialists / IP Formalities Officers /Lawyers in technology law

P&TS offers a dynamic, young and multicultural environment with a communication-oriented company culture.

We are based in Neuchâtel and Zurich, in beautifully renovated historical buildings close to the city center and to the main buildings. If you are fluent in English, German and French and willing to join an expanding team of IP specialists, do not hesitate to send us your application by e-mail to csm@patentattorneys.ch

If you have experience as a patent counsellor or in the administration of an intellectual property firm, you speak French, English, and preferably German, and you are keen to join a dynamic company, please send us your CV. Our aim is to bring together the best specialists in our field and it will be our pleasure to take your application into consideration.

We are currently seeking to recruit for our Neuchâtel or Zurich office a

Patent attorney or patent engineer, German-English

The main responsibilities consist of:

– Patent applications: the analysis of invention announcements, strategy proposals, patentability searches, drafting patent applications in French and English, examining applications.

– Searches: patentability searches, freedom-to-operate searches, in collaboration with our team of patent information analysts.

– Audits: IP roadmaps, IP assessments.

– Business Development: management and independent development of client portfolios.

Preference will be given to a qualified patent attorney with prior experience; however, we do also train candidates with a strong scientific background and willing to pass the exam and become a patent attorney. We are particularly looking for candidates with an initial qualification as a physicist, electrical engineer, and/or microtechnology engineer, and able to deal with inventions in promising fields such as Artificial Intelligence, blockchains, biometrics, semiconductors etc.

The candidate must be able to conduct meetings in German and in English and be able to draft in these two languages; an at least passive knowledge of French is also required.

No job available for Zurich.

Responsible for patent formalities at 80 – 100%.

Your mission:

  • Administrative support to engineers and lawyers in all procedures related to the obtaining of patents and designs.
  • Correspondence in French, English and German with inventors and partners in Switzerland, Europe and the world
  • Precise and meticulous monitoring of procedures (deadlines, cost estimates and invoicing)
  • To be the privileged interlocutor of telephones and contacts with external customers

Your profile:

As a trained commercial employee, you have at least 2 years of professional experience, preferably in a technical or legal environment. With a real sense of organization and analysis, reliability and quality of work are your strong points. You are fluent in both spoken and written English, as well as French and German.

Ready to engage in an exciting activity? We offer you the opportunity to evolve in a motivating and growing organization.

Starting date: by arrangement.

We look forward to receiving your complete application documents, which you can send to us via csm@patentattorneys.ch

Head of finance and management

Your mission:

To manage, coordinate and ensure the financial and administrative management of the firm.
Supervise and oversee the administrative team composed of 8 people.
To be the privileged interlocutor of the management and the engineers.
Determine areas for progress and involve the team.
Develop and implement quality procedures that are consistent and in line with the company’s values, with a view to continuous improvement.

Your profile:

With a commercial background followed by further training as a finance and organisation specialist, you have a solid theoretical background and the experience required to manage the finances of an internationally active company of 30 employees. You are experienced and enjoy coaching employees in order to maintain and develop a corporate culture based on respect, trust and individual responsibility. You are able to develop and enforce quality management processes and are able to take the initiative. You have an interest in teamwork in an environment that values efficiency. Excellent knowledge of French or German is an asset.

Are you ready to engage in an exciting activity? We offer you the opportunity to work in a motivating and fast-growing organization.

Starting date: to be agreed upon

We look forward to receiving your complete application documents, which you can send to us via csm@patentattorneys.ch

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