Lawyer - Gothenburg
About the company
Valea is a modern consultancy company within the area of intellectual property law. Among our employees you will find European patent-, design and trademark attorneys as well as lawyers, all excelling in their area of expertise, Intellectual Property Law. Valea’s aim is to be the most sought-after employer in the IP-business. A highly contributing factor as to why Valea has succeeded in attracting competent and ambitious co-workers is that Valea work with some of the most professional and demanding clients on the market. In order to grow success over time, Valea has always placed the relationship with its clients center-stage and we commit to do our utmost to create and build close and long-term relationships. This commitment is at the heart of each and every contact between our employees and their respective clients, regardless of business area and the size of the relevant case, and as an employee of Valea it is important that you share our corporate values. We hold our employees to a high standard.
This attitude does not prevent us from understanding the importance of finding a healthy balance between work and leisure. It must be a positive experience to go to work and the personal drive should be found in the satisfaction of a job well done, satisfied clients and the possibility of personal development. Valea offers development of skills, and for those that are new in their roles, we also offer a mentoring program.
For our office in Gothenburg we are now looking for an experienced lawyer who, together with colleagues from both the legal- and patent-area, is willing to work with and develop our business in Gothenburg.
As a lawyer with us you will work as a consultant to our clients together with both legal and patent attorney colleagues. You will work closely together with our client’s out of our Gothenburg office and at times you may be expected to work outside of the office, at clients’ premises. For example you are expected to work with the following tasks:
- Drafting and reviewing agreements, such as cooperation agreements and commercial agreements
- Assess questions of patent infringement
- Identifying and advising on the best protection strategies for customers
- Involvement in disputes and litigation
- Responsibility for our clients
- Develop our customers’ IP-business and provide good counsel to customers
WHO ARE YOU?
We are looking for someone with a law degree and at least 3 years’ experience in the field of Intellectual Property law. Experience in the fields of patent law, contract law or IT-law is particularly qualifying, as is experience from consultancy work and/or work as a court clerk. As a lawyer you also have a well-developed analytical mind, are confident in working independently, are meticulous and have a high sense of integrity, a business oriented mind and focus on results. As a person you are driven, extrovert, find it easy to cooperate and solution focused. You are not afraid to take the lead and have an interest in technology in order to be able to understand our customers’ business activities. You are customer focused and find it easy to create new contacts, establish solid relationships, inspire confidence and want to develop a wide web of contacts among customers as well as colleagues. You have very good knowledge of the Swedish and English language, knowledge of additional languages is meritorious.
As a lawyer in our team you will be welcomed into a dynamic environment with knowledgeable and ambitious colleagues where we work together. Our organization is characterized by words such as professionalism and work satisfaction and we do have fun at work. You will be a part of our legal team which consist of nine lawyers and a trademark consultant working from various offices, of which four are based in Gotheburg, and we work closely together between the offices. As a lawyer you will at an early stage be given responsibility and there are all opportunities to develop this role as you see fit.
As soon as possible after agreement
LAST DAY FOR APPLICATIONS
We evaluate applications continually so submit your application as soon as possible,through www.jurek.se.
Gothenburg, Västra Götaland
For this recruiment proceedure Valea work together with Jurek Rekrytering & Bemanning. Should you have any questions please contact the responsible recruitment consultant Åsa Dahlberg on telephone 031-7128349 alternatively asa [dot] dahlberg [at] jurek [dot] se.
asa [dot] dahlberg [at] jurek [dot] se