Sr Patent Agent

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID

What's the role?

We are looking for a Patent Agent to join the Patent Team within our Legal Department. You will closely collaborate with other patent professionals, i.e. attorneys, agents, specialists, and work with our inventors, product owners and managers to define, qualify and support HERE in obtaining patents. You also will touch base with different regions aligning patent protection in all locations where HERE is active.  Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Prepare and file new patent applications for inventions by HERE inventors
  • Prosecute office action responses and providing detailed guidance to our associates for the preparation of responses to office actions 
  • Conduct inventor interviews
  • Prepare patent claims aligned with products

In addition, you will be working with the rest of the Patent team on projects engage HERE as proactively grow our patent portfolio to reflect our current business and the directions we see it growing.

Who are you?

  • You have a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering
  • You’re Qualified/Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office or any other patent office
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in patent operations ideally in the tech field
  • You are curious, a fast learner and organized


What we offer


We will support you in delivering your day to day tasks and achieving your goals. Personal development is highly encouraged at HERE. You can take different courses and trainings at our online University and also join cross-team projects within our Talent Platform. Our office is located with easy access by public transportation options. To keep your mind and body fit, we have access to a fitness center.


What are you waiting for? Apply now and make HERE your destination. We are just getting started.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets.


Who are we?

Ever checked in somewhere on social media? Ever tracked your online orders? You might be using HERE Technologies every single day without even realizing it. You can find us everywhere: in vehicles, smartphones, drones or third-party apps. We believe that with the right people, we will continue to be a game-changer in the technology industry and improve the daily lives of people around the world. Find out more by clicking the video below or going here:


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