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Manager Intellectual Property (m/f)

bw_wordkay_placeKirchheimbolanden - Germany

bw_wordkay_timeOct 01, 2018

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


The BorgWarner Turbo Systems business unit develops and manufactures innovative exhaust gas turbochargers. We produce turbocharging systems that play a crucial role in improving the driving comfort, fuel consumption and environmental friendliness of vehicles all over the world.

You will be working at BorgWarner Turbo System Engineering GmbH in Kirchheimbolanden. You will communicate closely with on-site engineers as well as BorgWarner patent staff globally. BorgWarner is a supplier of highly engineered engine and powertrain parts sold to automotive and commercial vehicles manufacturers throughout the world. The establishment and maintenance of a patent portfolio is a vital part of protecting the intellectual property produced in the product development. You will be directly involved in this ongoing process.


  • Training and advising of inventors
  • Receiving and checking invention records
  • Searching for competitor & third party patent applications
  • Reviewing and coordinating filings with outside patent attorneys
  • Reviewing office actions with outside patent attorneys
  • Coordinating invalidity procedures of competitors patents
  • Alignment of patent claims with our product
  • Support for inventor compensation program
  • Reviewing trade mark Projects
  • Reviewing patent Portfolio

Your Profile:

  • Degree in mechanical engineering or physics
  • Preferably passed the DE/EP patent bar examination
  • Preferably several years’ experience in patent matters
  • First experience in the automotive industry is beneficial
  • Fluent language skills in German and English
  • Ability to work in a Team

Our offer as employer
Right from the start of your career at BorgWarner Turbo Systems Engineering GmbH, a very well organized introduction with involvement of your new colleagues awaits you. Additionally, you will be supported individually by your mentor. You will benefit from excellent prospects of development and education and take part in specified, high qualified trainings, workshops and exciting corporate events. We offer you interesting perspectives for your future career with innovative technologies in fascinating projects and we give you the chance of participating in a steadily growing company.

Do you want to play a key role in shaping the future of the car? Then apply now!

BorgWarner Turbo Systems Engineering GmbH
Human Resources
Marnheimer Str. 85/87
D-67292 Kirchheimbolanden
Telephone: +49-6352-403-1185

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