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BASF Patent Counsel Global IP (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Legal & Tax

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN59759466BFA1

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What you can expect

In BASF's division Performance Materials innovations and their protection through IP are an integral part of the business strategy. By actively shaping patent and IP contract activities, you contribute to the company's success.

  • You advise the operational business in complex IP situations. In this context, you prepare expert opinions on third-party IP rights regarding their impact on potential BASF products and processes on a global scale.

  • You identify ideas worth protecting within the framework of global patent strategies and design patent portfolios that are perfectly aligned with the business strategy.

  • To this end, you acquire in-depth knowledge of the technologies, strategies and objectives of the area you are responsible for.

  • You actively participate in the enforcement of our intellectual property rights as well as in ongoing patent infringement proceedings.

  • Finally, you are involved in the negotiation of IP-related contracts with external companies.

What we expect

  • Master or Diploma with a background in Chemistry, Physics, Process Engineering or a comparable Engineering Science

  • largely completed training as a European Patent Attorney and/or as a German Patent Attorney

  • professional in an in-house patent department of an industrial company, in a patent law firm or at a patent office

  • ideally, experience in drafting and negotiating IP contracts as well as knowledge of licensing rights and contract law

  • fluent communication in German and English

We offer

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.

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