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BrusselsFull time

Who are we looking for? A Patent Engineer with a degree in Bioscience Engineering, Biotechnology, (Bio)-Chemistry or Bio-Industries.

Job description

  • You will advise innovating companies and be intensively involved in all aspects of protecting their innovations, such as their intellectual property (IP) strategy, IP protection, active IP management, defensive and offensive patent oppositions, valuation, etc.
  • You will work in close cooperation with colleagues throughout the Gevers Group to ensure the best possible services
  • You will protect the interests of the clients at the Belgian and European Patent Office, as well as at other foreign offices via local associates
  • After qualification, you will become more and more responsible for the cases and clients in the specialized technical field of Life Sciences inventions.

What we offer

  • Full-time contract for an indefinite period;
  • Attractive salary package supplemented by non-statutory benefits:
    • Meal vouchers
    • Eco-vouchers
    • Sports and culture vouchers
    • Reimbursement for commuting
    • Arrangement with public transport (NMBS) through third-party-payer system
    • Group and Hospitalization Insurance
    • Flexible Income Plan
    • Working at least partly in our office in Diegem combined with working from home (or one of our other offices), as preferred.

What we expect

  • You have a degree in Life Sciences, such as Bioscience Engineering, Biotechnology, (Bio)-Chemistry and Bio-Industries
  • A PhD is considered as a plus
  • You have a good fundamental understanding of your technical specialty and you’re able to translate your theoretical knowledge into practical projects
  • There is no need for IP experience, but you are eager to learn and develop yourself in this field
  • You have an excellent command of French, you are fluent in English, written and oral
  • You are responsible and have an eye for precision
  • You are flexible and stress resistant and can work with tight deadlines
  • You are motivated and have a positive attitude
  • You are able to integrate in a team and take part in the development of the business for the local office.

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Working at GEVERS

GEVERS is the workplace to be if you’re passionate about IP and are ambitious to keep on growing. How do we make the difference, not only for our clients but also for our colleagues? Here’s how:

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Grow to your own fullest potential

We are a company filled with opportunities. Seize them and discover that there is no limit to your growth here. We love to give you all the support you need, mentor and coach you, so that you can progress at your own pace.

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Work with diverse clients in different sectors

From fashion to automotive, from finance to food. Our client portfolio stretches out across the most diverse sectors, sectors in which we feel perfectly at home. Sectors in which we know how to excel with our expertise.

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Become a pioneer in the world of IP

We’ve already been around for more than 125 years, making us pioneers in various groundbreaking IP matters. We are in the front row, eager to innovate and take the lead. In order to do so, we need people who love to do the same.

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Work in a company with participative ownership

From 2023 on, GEVERS is 100% owned by its own professionals. It makes our company more open than ever, ensuring that all levels of management are approachable and that we, as colleagues, are even more closely involved.

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Be part of a warm company with international allure

Started as a family company, family values are intertwined with our culture, regardless of our international growth. We take care of each other, celebrate successes as a team, blow off steam together and create a healthy working environment for everyone.

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Share your expertise and learn from others

We encourage people to work together instead of competing. We have our own GEVERS Academy, organize internal attorney meetings, workshops, and training, in order to broaden and share our knowledge. Our world never stands still, so neither should we.


GEVERS is a leading partner in the protection of intellectual property. We support pioneers and ensure their ideas can continue to flourish. Provide businesses with legal advice and support them in the most diverse IP matters.

At GEVERS, we are Promoters of Progress. We support our clients with all their IP needs, but also each other in reaching our own goals and ambitions. In reaching targets or milestones as a group.

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