Vacancy: Lawyer in the Legal Services unit of the Boards of Appeal in the European Patent Office
Grade: G7-G10 (net (basic) monthly salary for this vacancy: EUR 5 911 to 8 372)
Duration of appointment: Five years
Application deadline: 12 October 2022
The Boards of Appeal (BoA) are the final judicial instance in proceedings before the European Patent Office (EPO). Their task is to review decisions taken by the EPO's administrative divisions. The members of the BoA are independent in their decisions and are bound only by the European Patent Convention.
Legal Services provide the BoA with legal support, disseminate information on the BoA case law and provide legal advice and support to the President of the BoA on patent law-related questions and institutional matters.
The successful candidate will be selected on the basis of qualifications and relevant experience, supplemented as appropriate by interviews, tests and/or a personality questionnaire. Interviews are provisionally planned on 14 and 15 November 2022.