Patent Specialist, Senior Patent Specialist/Counse

at Nokia Siemens Networks in Naperville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people's lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world. We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves 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! You will be part of a radio standards team managing Nokia global competitive standard essential patent portfolio in LTE/5G-NR/6G. You will work closely with inventors, technical experts and 3GPP standards delegates to identify and protect high value inventions reading on 5G/6G technologies and developing your skills to manage all phases of patent prosecution depending on current skills, personal interest & work background.

What you will learn and contribute to

Are you passionate about solving problems?
As part of our team, you will:
review invention disclosure submissions to make first filing decisions
work with external associates for preparing and filing patent applications
evaluate patent applications to make foreign filing decisions
manage claim charting to 5G-NR/6G

Your skills and experience

You have:
you have strong R&D background and experience in 3GPP related cellular technologies.
Bachelor's degree or graduate degree (in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications, or another closely related technology area relevant to Nokia's business concerns
strong technological background and familiarity with cellular communication standards essential technologies such as LTE and 5G
ability to work proactively, multi-task and meet aggressive IP timelines
excellent teamwork and written and oral communication skills
an aptitude for continuous learning new and complex technology
you have at least 5 years of experience in a cellular standards R&D environment.
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.


Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and empowered to succeed.


Additional Information
United States Salary Range: annual base salary of 106,050 - 196,950 USD plus eligibility for incentive/variable pay.
United States Benefits: * Pension Plan - Cash Account Program
* Medical and dental coverage 
* Short term disability and long term disability 
* Life insurance and AD&D 
* Supplemental life and AD&D insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child) 
* Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts 
* Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits 
* Savings/401(k) Plan 
* Paid time off for holidays and vacation
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
* Tuition Assistance Plan
* Adoption assistance 
* Employee Assistance Program/Work Life Resource Program
* Voluntary benefits including vision, legal, auto, homeowner and pet insurance, Identity Management, and Health Advisory Services"
* Nokia Perks at Work
Disclaimer (For US Jobs): Nokia Maintains broad annual base salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, and with consideration to internal peer equity.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Job Posting: 10967900

Posted On: May 28, 2023

Updated On: Jun 06, 2023

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