Patent Specialist / Senior Patent Specialist

at Nokia Siemens Networks in Naperville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Join us in creating the technology that helps the world act together

We are a B2B technology innovation leader pioneering the future where networks meet cloud. At Nokia you will have a positive impact on people's lives and help build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and accessible world.

Be part of a culture built on an inclusive way of working where we are open to your ideas, you are empowered to take risks and are encouraged to be fearless in bringing your authentic self to work.


The team you'll be part of

Nokia Technologies is licensing Nokia intellectual property, including patents, technologies, and the Nokia brand, building on Nokia's continued innovation and decades of R&D leadership in technologies deployed in virtually all connected devices used today. Come join us and make an impact!


What you will learn and contribute to
The key responsibilities of the Patent Specialist/Senior Patent Specialist will include, but are not limited to the following:
Train inventor community on invention generation.
Assess invention submissions to make first filing decisions.
Engage in drafting patent applications, preparing responses to office actions across various jurisdictions, overlook external associate work.
Mine patent portfolio on valuable IP assets to leverage in licensing.
Prepare claim charts to products in wireless infrastructure and adjacent industry Markets
(Automotive-, Energy-, (I)IoT-, IT- Industry, Internet Web Service Providers) for the
sake of licensing and litigation.
Consult in 3rd party patent assertions and litigations against Nokia and customers.
The Patent Specialist/Senior Patent Specialist appointment is key within the IP Department of Nokia. The person appointed will have the opportunity to achieve considerable success within this long established and well-respected organisation. There is great scope to enhance one's career, reputation and potential. Due to its global reach, the Patent Specialist/Senior Patent Specialist will benefit from collaboration with international colleagues, and the potential for longer-term international career development that such a global organisation can offer.

Your skills and experience

The successful candidate will ideally possess:
Master's degree in electrical engineering, telecommunication, computer science or Information Technology.
A fundamental understanding of wireless communication infrastructure standards (4G/5G/ORAN/5GAv) and respective Product Technologies (RF HW, MIMO, SoC, Base Band, MIMO, RAN, O&M, Cloud RAN, applied AI/ML in wireless products).
Deep knowledge of Nokia's and/or third-party products and the respective technical implementations would be considered advantageous.
European or National Patent Attorney or Patent Agent full or partial qualification would be considered as advantageous. The position is however similarly open to skilled inventors or junior professionals with the personal drive to become a fully qualified patent attorney.
An approachable, "team-player" attitude and confidence in interaction with product research and development colleagues and others across the business and with externals.
Ability to prioritise effectively and work efficiently in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Commercial awareness and interest in Nokia's proprietary technologies.
Fluency in English as the working language of the company; Finnish, French or German skills would be considered advantageous.

What we offer

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.


Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer

Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:
One of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.


Nokia's employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.


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Job Posting: 10963217

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 06, 2023

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