Legal Counsel Intellectual Property (IP) Volvo Group Trucks Technology

Are you fascinated by innovation and new technology?
Are you a well experienced and skilled IP lawyer and do you enjoy handling IP disputes and complex IP contracts?
Do you want to work in a multinational company?

Then we are looking for you!

We are recruiting a Legal Counsel IP, to be located at Volvo Group headquarters in Gothenburg. You will be offered a global working environment with dedicated and professional colleagues, and with good development and career opportunities.

This is us
As Legal Counsel IP you would join the Volvo Group Intellectual Property (VGIP) department, managing all IP of the Volvo Group. You would be part of the team IP Legal, Trademarks & Designs, which is one out of four teams in VGIP. The team consists of experts in IP contracts, licensing, and transactions as well as IP disputes, trademarks, and designs. VGIP is organized within Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT).

The direction of GTT is clear, we are determined to develop the sustainable and innovative technologies of the future, allowing the Volvo Group to provide the most desired and successful transport solutions in the world. These are exciting times with rapid innovation and major vehicle technology shifts.

The Legal Counsel we are looking for will:
  • Provide pragmatic business-oriented IP legal advice to the daily business operations in Volvo Group, including, e.g., strategic collaborations, development projects, contract negotiations, and transactions with IP impact.
  • Handle IP defense and enforcement cases in close collaboration with our Senior Patent Enforcement Attorneys, in particular relating to patents, and setting up and managing global working groups with involved stakeholders on a project basis.
  • Promote and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as internal IP policies, guidelines, and directives.
  • Provide internal training on IP legal issues.
  • Assist in the preparation and interpretation of legal reports, statements, or other documents.
  • Manage external providers of legal services.
You will report to Vice President Volvo Group IP – IP Legal, Trademarks & Designs.
The work may require traveling from time to time.

The Legal Counsel we are looking should have:
  • A Master of Law
  • Solid legal and IP experience of at least 8 years from a law firm, inhouse legal counsel role or equivalent.
  • Solid experience from representing at courts and of dispute resolution, from drafting and negotiating complex IP-related contracts and from managing IP transactions and licensing set ups.
  • Problem solving and project leader capabilities, good communication skills and cultural awareness and appreciation.
  • Excellent command of English.
For further information, please contact:
Vice President Volvo Group IP – IP Legal, Trademarks & Designs Åsa Ashjari,

Please apply here!

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Who we are and what we believe in
Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Technology are seeking talents to help design sustainable transportation solutions for the future. As part of our team, you’ll help us by engineering exciting next-gen technologies and contribute to projects that determine new, sustainable solutions. Bring your love of developing systems, working collaboratively, and your advanced skills to a place where you can make an impact. Join our design shift that leaves society in good shape for the next generation.

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