Patent Engineer

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 About Autoliv Patent Department

 Autoliv Patent Department is looking for a Patent Engineer for the Research & Development Center in Vårgårda, Sweden. Patent Department at Autoliv is a global function, involving activities and colleagues world-wide.

 Our vision “Saving More Lives” is our driving force. We work to make Vision Zero a reality, support Engineering and Development communities. We make sure that Autoliv owns and protect innovations and that the company is enabled to use those innovations in business.



 You manage and coordinate IP and patent work for Autoliv in Europe. You manage the invention evaluation process, including patentability search, arrangement of commercial assessment and alignment in relation to our IP strategy, for inventions received in Autoliv Europe. You manage the patent prosecution process for patent applications filed, based on inventions from Autoliv Europe. You conduct investigations around IP issues, Freedom-to-operate (FTO) searches and benchmarking of IP.

 As a Patent Engineer you interact with other members of our global Patent Department and with external Patent firms around the world. You will spread awareness of IP in Autoliv entities by conducting trainings.



  • You have master’s degree or equivalent in Mechanical engineering or similar
  • Experience and skills working with Patents are of advantage
  • Global mindset – open to cooperate with colleagues in a global team
  • Open to learn new technology areas and support engineers in various countries
  • Pro-active working approach
  • Fluent English spoken and in writing
  • Further language skills are an asset

 Last day to apply: 2019-11-30

We apply ongoing recruitment.


If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact: Henning Koch IP & Patent Director ore Mia Skoglund HR Business Partner


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Autoliv Sverige AB
447 37 Vårgårda Vägbeskrivning +46 322626200

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