Client: Ericsson
REF: 20660

Ericsson enjoys an unparalleled position as market leader within the mobile networks industry, particularly at the forefront of 5G innovation. Ericsson Technology, implemented in all smartphones worldwide, pushes the boundaries of how we all experience and use technology in our daily lives. The company provides end-to-end solutions for operators and service providers for all existing systems in mobile broadband internet. Ericsson is the leader in promoting standardisation and open systems, driving the telecommunication industry and shaping the future.

Leading technology development, coupled with one of the industry’s largest R&D programmes has enabled Ericsson to build on its global brand name and set itself apart from its competitors. The company operates on the strategy of profitable expansion, while retaining the same principles of innovation and operational excellence on which the company was founded over 140 years ago.


Ericsson is now offering the exciting opportunity for a patent attorney to contribute to the company’s vision of becoming the “prime driver in an all-communicating world”. Ericsson’s Global IPR and Licensing department stretches across multiple international sites and is comprised of about 220 IP professionals and growing. The department has a high profile within the business and is renowned for both the value that it creates for the company and its excellent operational performance.

In particular, the candidate will be joining the Radio, Implementation and Core (RIC) Patent Unit based at Ericsson’s headquarters in Kista, near Stockholm in Sweden, where they will be dealing with high-profile technology in the area of radio access networks and cloud systems.


Ericsson is a successful company with high demands. Patent attorneys within the IPR Department are business-orientated, committed and competent in all aspects of the IP life cycle. Individuals show an interest in the company’s products and technologies, a motivation to drive things forward as a team and a desire to develop as attorneys.

In brief, the successful candidate is likely to fulfil the following criteria:

  • Be educated in telecommunications, electrical engineering, physics, computer science or a related field;
  • Be a fully qualified European Patent Attorney; individuals with substantial patent drafting skills working toward qualification, or those who have worked as Patent Examiners will also be considered;
  • Ideally possess understanding of and experience within radio access networks (RAN) and cloud systems;
  • Be fluent in English as the working language of the company;
  • Show strong commercial awareness and interest in Ericsson’s current technologies and future aims.

If you would like to explore this opportunity further, please contact

Julian Adamson


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