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Patent Engineer


Your Role

As a member the Research and Development Team, you will be involved in preparing, reviewing and prosecuting patent applications.

You will directly report to the CTO.


Specifically, you will be responsible of:

• Collecting data from technical and scientific teams to write down technical descriptions of inventions for new patent applications

• Preparing documents for patent filing, coordinating with patents attorneys in the USA and in Europe • Reviewing Patents drafts together with the R&D team

• Assisting the Engineering teams and Scientists during invention evaluation

• Providing technical analysis prior art related to patentability, Freedom to Operate analysis or patents oppositions • Operating competitors patent monitoring, analyze and presenting results to the R&D team and Engineering, identify patents/patent applications to watch and/or oppose

• Carrying out projects prior art searches and analysis upon request from technical or business teams

Your Profile And Experience

You have a track record in a similar role as Patent Engineer, Patent scientist ideally in Aeronautics, other technology focused industry can be considered: automotive, railway or electronics.

• University degree in mechanical or electric/electronics engineering, law degree is a strong plus

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in industry, preferably in R&D, aerospace experience and certification knowledge is a strong asset • Patent prosecution experience in the USA and EU

• Strong technical knowledge and openness to new ideas and technologies

• Fluent in English, French is a plus

• Experience with Intellectual Property tasks and patents search tools is a plus

• Great interpersonal and communication skills, ability to interact with inventors and engineers

• Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects with tight deadlines

• Demonstrated capacity to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information

• Proficient with usual IT tools such as MS Office

• Critical thinking skills to analyse found results and completing a search report

Additional Information

▪ Work Location: Sion, Switzerland

▪ Entry Date: immediately

▪ Attractive compensation package commensurate with experience

▪ The position will evolve with the company’s growth

Applications sent to:

▪ Mrs Emmanuelle DOUX


▪ Only qualified applications will be considered.

▪ No recruitment agencies, please

H55 is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on competence, performance, and business needs.

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