Associate Attorney - Gothenburg/Stockholm

Are you at the beginning of your IP-career?

Valea provides legal expertise in Intellectual Property Law and thereto associated legal matters. Our services include handling of applications and other administrative procedures for trademark and design registration, counselling in commercialization and licensing issues, negotiating and drafting of agreements, managing litigation and dispute resolutions. We work seamlessly between our offices. In your role as a consultant you will have quickly be given responsibility for your clients and can rely on the support of your colleagues. You will be expected to be proactive in our external and internal networks and other marketing efforts. An important role as an experienced attorney at Valea is the tutoring and mentoring of junior colleagues.
Valea’s success can be attributed to focusing on client satisfaction and we are committed to doing 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 complexity of the case at hand. A prerequisite for becoming a Valea staff member is that you share our corporate values. In addition to always being client-oriented, we focus on performance. By this we mean that we always conduct ourselves with a high degree of professionalism and commitment. Of course, it is imperative that we are always available for our clients, that we are receptive to their needs and that we treat each other with dignity and respect.
Through its mentorship program Valea provides on-the-job training and encourages its staff to attend external courses to develop particular skills.

We are now looking for a attorney who can complement our highly experienced attorney and patent attorneys.

Tasks

As an attorneywith us you will work as a consultant to our clients together with both legal and patent attorney colleagues. You will work closely with our clients and at times you may be asked to sit in-house at clients’ premises. Some of the tasks that you can be expected to perform are:

- Counseling in Intellectual Property matters
- Handling of applications and other administrative procedures before relevant Offices
- Handling of our clients international Intellectual Property applications/registrations and thereto associated matters
- Drafting and reviewing agreements associated to Intellectual Property, such as co-existence agreement
- Identifying and advising on the best protection strategies for clients
- Involvement in disputes and litigation
- Handling av customer relations
- Developing our clients’ IP-business and providing counseling

Qualifications

We are looking for a dynamic person with a law degree and at least three years’ experience of qualified legal work at a law/IP law firm or authority, preferably within  the field of Intellectual Property law. Experience in the fields of patent law, contract law or Life Science would be a merit, as to would experience from consultancy work and/or work as a court clerk. As a attorneyr 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 a sharp focus on results. You have very good knowledge of the Swedish and English language, whilst knowledge of additional languages is meritorious.

We are looking for a dynamic person with a law degree and at least 3 years’ experience in the field of Intellectual Property law. Experience in the fields of litigation and dispute resolution, contract law, patent law or Life Science would be a merit, as too would experience from consultancy work and/or work as a court clerk. As an attorneyyou 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 a sharp focus on results. You have very good knowledge of the Swedish and English language, whilst knowledge of additional languages is meritorious.

Qualities

As a person you are motivated, outgoing, a team player and solution-focused. You are not afraid to take the lead. A genuine interest for technology would be considered as a merit. You further have an interest in and understanding for our client’s business. You are customer-focused and find it easy to create new contacts, establish solid relationships, inspire confidence and want to develop a wide contact network among clients as well as colleagues.

As an employee you may e given the possibility of becoming a shareholder in Valea AB – a company that is entirely owned by persons involved in the company.

If you want to be a part of creating the future together with our clients, please send your application to our HR Manager Charlott Jonsson at jobb [at] valea [dot] eu

We look forward to receiving your application!