Patent formalities officer

Permanent | Full time

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’S patent prosecution group, with its head office in Amsterdam, represents clients directly before the European and the US patent offices, as well as the Belgian, Dutch, German, UK and French patent offices.

Our clients range from the largest multinationals to SMEs and start-ups, presenting interesting, challenging and varied work for all team members.

The role:

As a patent formalities officer at HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER you will find yourself in a professional yet friendly team with minimal hierarchy. In your daily work you will be involved in all administrative aspects of the patent prosecution procedures, with case ownership that means ‘start-to-finish’ responsibility for applications, as well as direct client contact. The patent formalities officers all work in close cooperation with the patent attorneys, and our team encourages its members to be dynamic and pro-active.

Several year’s experience in patent administration is a prerequisite, with qualification from the Dutch Patent Formalities Platform or CIPA being preferred. A good command of spoken and written English is essential as this is the predominant working language, however, Dutch language skills would be seen as an asset. We are looking to you for your team work, flexibility, time management, communication skills, reliability, responsibility and meticulousness.


  • A challenging and rewarding work environment within an international team
  • Working closely with patent attorneys and in direct contact with clients
  • Diverse and interesting work
  • A collegial and informal culture
  • Learning and developing opportunities
  • An attractive salary and secondary benefits package

If you are not experienced but nevertheless are interested to be trained and educated to be a qualified Patent Formalities Officer, you are kindly requested to apply as well. You do need to have a Bachelor’s degree in Law in this case.  We offer a dedicated internal development program in which you are trained to be a qualified Patent Formalities Officer.

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How to apply to this exciting and challenging role: send your motivation and CV now to: for the attention of Ms Ingeborg Stigter.

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