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Texas Instruments Patent Attorney (m/f/d) in Freising, Germany


We can't predict what the future holds, but we know Texas Instruments will have a part in shaping it.

The Patent Attorney (PA) develops and maintains company intellectual property protections and processes, including patent applications, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licensing and research agreements, publications and intellectual property aspects of contracts and agreements. In this role, the PA prepares legal opinions and analyses of patents, and reviews and drafts significant corporate legal documents. Some of the many facets of this position includes the evaluating the validity of competitors' patents and potential company product infringement upon valid patents of competitors.

Do you have a desire for new perspectives? TI's legal department is searching for a Patent Attorney who has electrical engineering knowledge and experience to join our legal team in Freising.

Your job

  • Join our EMEA legal team in Freising (near Munich)

  • Solicit disclosures of inventions and assist inventors in filing timely and accurate disclosures

  • Support German inventor remuneration process

  • Support determination of patent application filing priorities

  • Provide leadership to technical disclosure selection processes

  • Write and prosecute patent applications

  • Analyze issued patents

  • Provide counsel to business groups on intellectual property matters including inventor trainings

  • Assure TI realizes maximum return on TI’s intellectual property investment


Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in electrical engineering or physics (or similar)

  • Registered as a patent attorney with the European and German Patent Office

Preferred qualifications:

  • Patent prosecution experience (in-house or law firm)

  • Fluency in English and German

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both autonomously and in cross-functional, international teams

  • Strategic thinking, sound judgment and a business-minded, pragmatic attitude

  • Experience as an engineer/scientist in a technical role is desired

  • Experience and familiarity with analog integrated circuit design, embedded processing (processor architectures, digital signal processing, digital communications, or digital integrated circuit design) or semiconductor fabrication/packaging is desired.

Why TI?

  • Engineer your future. We empower our employees to truly own their career and development. Come collaborate with some of the smartest people in the world to shape the future of electronics.

  • We’re different by design. Diverse backgrounds and perspectives are what push innovation forward and what make TI stronger. We value each and every voice, and look forward to hearing yours. Meet the people of TI

  • Benefits that benefit you. We offer competitive pay and benefits designed to help you and your family live your best life. Your well-being is important to us.

About Texas Instruments

As a global semiconductor company, we design, manufacture, test and sell analog and embedded processing chips to nearly 100,000 customers. Our products enable electronics everywhere and in things you experience every day - from health care, smart homes and connected cars to drones, smart phones and more. Our passion to create a better and more sustainable world by making electronics more affordable through semiconductors drives us to make our technology smaller, more efficient, more reliable and more affordable.

Status Regular

Job: Legal

Primary Location: DE-BY-Freising

Work Locations: Freising > Germany, Freising Freising

Req ID: 2300002P