European Patent Office
Main field: SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
Other fields: Business Administration, Law, International Relations & Communication, Economics & Finance
As an employer, the EPO provides a distinctly multinational work environment in an intellectually stimulating atmosphere:
We focus on building long-term relationships with our employees.
We empower our staff to take responsibility and make the right decisions.
The EPO strives to support innovation and promote a knowledge-based society in Europe: Patent protection enables inventors and companies to be rewarded for their innovation.
The EPO has built up the world’s largest databases of technical information, which it makes available to the public free of charge.
It also offers a complete range of training on patenting and IP issues.
The European Patent Office (EPO) is the second-largest European organisation, employing 7 000 staff from over 30 countries. The EPO is the executive arm of the European Patent Organisation.
Internship and work possibilities
We look mainly for engineers and scientists to become patent examiners. Please check here: jobs.epo.org.
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