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Corporate Patent Attorney

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 28.1.2019

Are you looking to join a dynamic, innovation-driven, international company, building a better future for us all? UPM leads the forest based bioindustry into a sustainable, innovation-driven, and exciting future. The competence, integrity and drive of our people make us unique. We live by our values – trust and be trusted, achieve together, renew with courage.

We are now looking for a Corporate Patent Attorney to join our UPM Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) team. Possible locations are UPM locations for example in Helsinki, Tampere or Augsburg. You will report to IPR Manager in this position.


We deliver renewable and responsible solutions and innovate for a future beyond fossils across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. We employ around 19,100 people worldwide and our annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. Our shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM Biofore – Beyond fossils. www.upm.com

Greetings from your future team

“We are looking for an energetic team member who is innovative and motivated of finding solutions to challenges in co-operation with UPM businesses.

In our team you will not be bored instead exposed to wide variety of latest technologies and IPR activities. We as a team, are a group of result-oriented, warm-hearted professionals with good team spirit.”

What you`ll do

Your main task is to provide high level IPR services designed to add value for UPM by implementing UPM strategy to IPR proceedings. You support businesses, functions and management as they strive to meet their business objectives.

  • Protect the results of innovative developments and enforce our IPR rights
  • Develop IPR practices
  • Give support in creation of high quality patents and agreements
  • Provide IPR landscape information to management and business development
  • Give trainings to UPM personnel in IPR issues
  • Handle UPM patent portfolios and IPR risk management

Who you are

  • You have preferably a university degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or an equivalent degree
  • You have at least three years experience from patent practices
  • You are preferably qualified of professional representation in front of national/regional patent office (e.g. Finnish patent attorney, EP patent attorney)
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and are fluent in English, other languages are seen as an asset
  • You are able to focus on the essential and summarize it in writing
  • You are flexible, creative and have strong team working skills
  • You have an entrepreneurial way of working

This is what we offer for you 

  • Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values. 
  • Inspired and motivated teams: We have highly skilled workforce. We are a multifaceted, international organisation that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.
  • Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.
  • Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a more sustainable future.

Additional information

For further information please contact IPR Manager Janne Isotalo, +358204154093.

Please apply via the link below and attach your CV and cover letter by 17th of February 2019.

A security background check may be performed for those selected to UPM positions, in accordance with the company recruitment guidelines and the Security Clearance Act 726/2014.

For support with submitting your application, please contact HR Service Center at contacthr@upm.com or tel. +358204146600.

UPM is a non-smoking workplace.