Patent Attorney – Life Science & Chemistry

Do you want to take your knowledge to a new level?

We are looking for a PhD in chemistry, and preferably with a focus on materials chemistry or metallurgy and who wants to learn all about Intellectual Property quickly and purposefully. You can be newly graduated or, even better, at the beginning of your IP career.
Valea has a strong commitment to mentoring and supervision as part of your education. We have always viewed supervision and mentorship as an important tool for developing every single individual. For the company, it is an effective method of guaranteeing experience exchange and knowledge transfer. The mentor for this employment will be European Patent Attorney Benjamin Hoffmann. Benjamin has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Intellectual Property, and he is diligently represented clients at oral proceedings. With Benjamin as your mentor, you will get the best possible conditions to succeed in your IP career.

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. This means that, as an employee at Valea, it is important that you share our corporate values. At Valea, in addition to always being client oriented, we focus on performance, meaning that we always focus on conducting ourselves with a high level of professionalism and commitment. That we are available and connected in our relationship to clients as well as colleagues goes without saying.


  • Assist clients through the process of securing a patent
  • Seek information in databases
  • Scrutinize and analyze technology from a patent law perspective
  • Draft technical analyses and patent applications
  • Together with colleagues and clients evaluate potential patentable inventions
  • Manage contacts with examiners from national and international patent offices
  • Manage and create business contacts


You are innately business and client oriented and you enjoy transboundary work between our offices. As a person you are driven, extrovert and a team player. You can handle several languages and you are a skilled communicator, spoken and written language. You possess an analytical ability and you are creative in the way you approach problems and challenges. Integrity is second nature to you. You are meticulous and do not stress easily.

As an employee you will be given the possibility of becoming a shareholder in Valea AB – a company that is entirely owned by its staff.

If you would like to join us and be a part of creating the future together with our clients, please send your application as soon as possible to our HR Manager Charlott Jonsson at jobb [at] valea [dot] eu

We look forward to receipt of your application!