Patent Attorney

An exciting opportunity to join Zacco, one of the leading IP law firms in Europe and to work with some of the most prestigious companies in Scandinavia.

Zacco is continuously expanding and to meet our clients’ needs we would like to expand our team in Gothenburg with an experienced patent attorney within the IT/software or mechanics/automotive related fields. Zacco takes an important role in helping our clients protecting their intangible assets especially within the digitalization area. We take a broader perspective on IPR and thus expand our opportunities to cross-discipline services to ensure we stay relevant to the evolving technical landscape.

We are looking for candidates with at least 2- 3 years of work experience in the patent field to join our office in Gothenburg of in total ca 70 highly skilled and experienced consultants and paralegals in different IPR fields.


 The job:
As a Patent attorney you will work closely with our clients and our paralegals to provide high quality support for our clients within the patent area.

Your main tasks include:

  • Providing a business understanding of patent for your clients
  • Streamlining strategies and prosecution according to client needs
  • Drafting patent application and supporting over the entire life span of the patents
  • Interacting and maintaining a close collaboration with the clients


 Our expectations:

  • At least 2-3 years of experience as patent attorney
  • Preferably you are a qualified patent attorney, for instance a European Patent Attorney or the drive and interest to obtain such a qualification
  • Fluent in English and preferably have a working knowledge of Swedish
  • Team player
  • At least Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electronics, or telecom related fields; however, for the right candidate also a degree within mechanics/automotive fields will be considered


We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to become part of one of the largest IP consulting firms in Europe handling the largest client portfolio in Scandinavia
  • Great challenges and independent responsibility with great opportunities
  • A work place with some of the most competent and experienced colleagues in this business area
  • To become part of a strong team which is ready to welcome and help you grow in your role


Zacco in brief:
Zacco is a modern, consultancy-driven company – we are evolving from a classic IP bureau into a modern and all-embracing IP consultancy supporting our clients throughout the challenges and opportunities posed by the new digital agenda. Through broadening of our scope of our services during the recent years, we are now able to apply a 360° perspective on Intellectual Property; the core of Zacco remains on Intellectual Property but is now uniquely supported by high-end expertise within cyber security, software, digital brand and tech law.

You may associate Zacco with Scandinavia, and with good reason – with offices throughout Denmark, Norway and Sweden we have been awarded Scandinavian Firm of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property every year since 2016. However, with offices also in Germany, UK, and India we are a large international supplier and among the top 10 for PCT work in Europe.

As a professional consultancy, we are who our people are! We are now about 500 employees throughout Scandinavia, Germany, the UK and India including experts within all aspects of Intellectual Property. A new world needs a new approach to IP – at Zacco we call it our 360° perspective on IP.

Your application:
Have we caught your interest, please register your CV and cover letter as soon as possible, but not later than April 30, 2019. We will process the applications as we receive them and invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis.

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Fredrik Althoff

Senior Partner

Team Manager

European Patent Attorney

Authorized Patent Attorney (SE)