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Thanks for your interest in the Senior Legal Counsel Intellectual Property position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 3,316 open jobs by clicking here.

Must Have:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or Computer Science or Informatics or Physics or other similar scientific background required
  • Qualified to act before a national Patent Office in the EMEA region (e.g., Israeli Patent Agent, German patent attorney, Dutch patent attorney, etc.) and preferably before the European Patent Office
  • Minimum of 5 or more years of relevant experience in IP after passing the patent exam

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge about protecting software and artificial intelligence related inventions
  • Both in-house and law firm experience
  • Excellent judgment, strong strategic and analytical thinking, and ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Excellent priority-setting skills and communications skills to deal with direct client contact and management
  • Proficiency in engineering, strong creative abilities, and scientific principles
  • Understanding of basic business concepts, strategies, and risks
  • Broad IP experience, including patent prosecution, freedom-to-operate, opinion preparation, licensing, and IP transactions
  • Medical device experience
  • Litigation experience
  • Possess a strong commitment to company values

About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. 
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future. 


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer and communicate with peers and co-workers.

At Medtronic, you will find a diverse team of innovators who bring their unique backgrounds and their individual life experiences to work every day. We work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners, we believe it’s the only way to drive healthcare forward. We want to attract a diverse workforce, regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or local law. Join us ,and bring the power of your point of view to our culture of collaboration and innovation. It is through strong diversity, inclusion, and engagement that we can remain a leader in medical technology and solutions. And by embracing everything you have to offer your unique perspectives, talents and contributions we can live up to the promise of our Mission.

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