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Location: Hergiswil, Nidwald, Switzerland 
Job ID: 55738 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernize the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

Patent Paralegal m/f/d 80 - 100 %


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

You play a key role in supporting our Patent Professionals in all administrative matters. This includes handling all incoming mail for patent matters, updating various databases, filing and maintenance of applications (priority, EP, national, international) etc. autonomously. Other tasks may include:


  • Handling and maintenance of national, European and international patent applications
  • Handling and maintenance of conflict files (oppositions and appeals before the EPO)
  • Assisting Patent Professionals in all administrative and other matters
  • Handling all incoming mail autonomously (noting due dates, keeping data up to date etc.)
  • Close monitoring and timely reminders to all parties involved regarding deadlines
  • Maintenance of the Administration Process Guidelines
  • Supporting Head Patent Administration and Head Patents for special tasks




We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a reliable team-player who is comfortable in working in an international environment and together with various stakeholders. Furter requirements may include:


  • Commercial degree in business administration, ideally with a further education in IP or general legal (CAS IP Paralegal or similar)
  • Knowledge or interest in patent (IP) procedures procedures before the EPO/WIPO
  • Knowledge or interest in different IP databases
  • Good working knowledge of German and English

We Elevate... You


Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organization where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application. For questions please don't hesitate to contact Christian Gerber, (+41) 414453122




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