Patent Engineer/IP Manager – TechnipFMC – Dunfermline


Job description


  • Facilitate the creation and protection of IP within the company by proactively fostering collaboration and respect for IP and our IP processes
  • Become embedded strategic partner with business clients by developing close relationships with leadership and engineering community, understanding the commercial landscape of the business as well as our products and commercial offerings.
  • Providing strategic guidance to our inhouse business partners regarding patent matters, including landscape studies, competition portfolio reviews, freedom-to-operate opinions, invalidity opinions, etc
  • Managing outside counsel in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications
  • Facilitating regular patent committee meetings to review potential new intellectual property and existing portfolios
  • The new patent Engineer/IP manager will be a member of the IP Legal Team, with responsibility of advising/managing IP issues within our New Energy business segment in addition to also support Subsea business segment with new IP development as well as risk assessment and management. 

    You are meant for this job if you have: 

  • MSc degree or higher in Engineering
  • Preferable 2-5 years’ experience practicing intellectual property law, at law firm, in house or at Patent Office and preferably passed the EQE
  • Good verbal and written communication in English is a must
  • Ability to work across multi-cultural teams
  • Self-motivated with ability to provide clear guidance to stakeholders
  • Creative problem-solving to mitigate risk while facilitating business interests
  • Some degree of travel will be included in the position
  • Your future at TechnipFMC:

  • Your journey starts with our onboarding program
  • As an international company, we provide you with great opportunities for internal growth
  • You will have the opportunity to attend development activities
  • We offer benefits, programs and the possibility to work partially from home to support your Work-Life Balance
  • We have benefits like company cabins, in-house gym, and sports teams
  • You will be secured by good insurance and retirements plans
  • Position will report directly to IP Director located in Kongsberg and have no direct reports
  • Practicalities:

  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in Norway or UK, without sponsorship
  • Application date: 16 June 2023
  • Place of work: Kongsberg, Lysaker, Aberdeen, Dunfermline or Newcastle
  • For more information, please contact Manager Turid Tronbøl +47 32 70 37 72
  • Join us and be an active part of TechnipFMC’s energy vision for the future!

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