Traineeship for a mechanical engineering patent attorney
for a Mechanical Engineering patent attorney
Algemeen Octrooi- en Merkenbureau (AOMB) is an international firm that advises and assists companies and institutions with all aspects of intellectual property (IP). Our clients range from small and medium-sized businesses to listed companies and foreign IP firms and we are leaders in IP and knowledge development.
AOMB has five offices in the Netherlands and works with firms in Germany, England and France through the AIPEX alliance. We have around 70 staff in total.
Having worked in the field of intellectual property for over 55 years we also have extensive knowledge of patents, trademarks, designs, licences, plant breeders’ rights and copyright. We are unique in our approach to our work. Our staff works for internal and external clients with enthusiasm and passion with an emphasis on commitment, results, a friendly outlook and application to the task.
At AOMB we offer you an interesting career path and make full use of your talents. If you are looking for a professional, informal working environment which gives you scope for enterprise and an employer that invests a great deal in its staff, get in touch with us.
For clients and IP professionals, AOMB is a professional, no-nonsense organisation that knows its business. We have a strong position in the mechanical engineering sector and demand for our services is increasing. To continue to meet that demand, we are looking to recruit a trainee patent attorney with a strong background in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, applied physics or a comparable discipline. As a trainee patent attorney in mechanical engineering, you will work with an experienced patent attorney to become an independent IP consultant. You will receive practical training in all aspects of the profession and will also complete a postgraduate qualification as a patent attorney. You will also participate in the AOMB onboarding programme where you and your fellow trainees will develop a wide range of skills which will help you to become successful, independent attorneys.
What does AOMB have to offer?
You will find yourself in a dynamic and informal environment in which you will work with your colleagues to build and run the business. At AOMB we believe that valuing our staff and giving them personal attention are just as important as excellent terms of employment and career prospects. We invest a great deal in the growth and development of our staff and aim to realise their full potential. We place great emphasis on being a good employer and offer hybrid working with an excellent homeworking scheme as part of this. At AOMB you will find an enthusiastic and friendly environment. We regularly meet for drinks at the office and also offer a range of activities for staff.
You have a degree in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, applied physics or a related subject. Ideally, you have a number of years’ work experience and are ready to take the next step in your career. You have a particular interest in legal processes and intellectual property. You show initiative and are independent and enthusiastic. You are keen to develop and manage your own client portfolio. You have an excellent command of Dutch and English and are available for a minimum of 32 hours a week.
Last, but by no means least, you feel at home in an informal business where you have scope for learning and enterprise and where thoughts are naturally followed by actions. You share AOMB’s core values of ambition, resolution, integrity, solidarity and commitment.
Want to find out more?
Contact Kees van Balen, junior partner and European and Dutch patent attorney at AOMB on 06-40488106. You can also contact our HR Manager, Wieke Martens, on 040-243 37 15. You can, of course, also apply directly!