IP and Legal Information Specialist (Maternity Cover)

Come join us and help in ensuring that our patent efforts go hand in hand with the business goals.
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3Shape is a global leader in digitizing dental treatments that provide benefits for patients and dentists alike. Now, you have an opportunity to join our Legal & Patent team as IP and Legal Information Specialist (Maternity Cover) for 15 months. Come join us and help in ensuring that our patent efforts go hand in hand with the business goals. 

The Legal and Patent team has 12 members who are jointly responsible for all matters relating to legal and intellectual property (IP).

Your Role

You will be working with the Patent team and will contribute in our efforts to identify business-relevant patents and to develop a strategic patent portfolio. You will be responsible for

  • Performing patent searches for technologies within digital dentistry and identifying patents for review with patent attorneys and patent managers
  • Monitoring status of selected patents and notifying patent attorneys of relevant change in the status
  • Arranging and timely providing formal documents and patent renewal instructions to our external patent counsel. 

Your qualifications

  • An educational background in physics, software, or electrical/ electronics engineering
  • You may be newly graduated or have a few years of work experience
  • You are analytical and detailed oriented
  • Ability to work independently, and systematically
  • Desire to follow technology space and to take ownership of updating the team on patent trends
  • Comfortable with English as a working language
  • Prior knowledge within patents will be an advantage.

We offer

  • An attractive work environment with highly skilled and committed colleagues in an international work environment
  • A company culture built on mutual respect and openness, strong team spirit and high performance
  • An opportunity to become part of the ongoing success that 3Shape has created over the past 20 years with the possibility to influence your job and the future development of intellectual property in the company.



We encourage all relevant applicants to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and the selection is based on job-related factors.

About us

3Shape started with a simple idea - to make 3D scanning better. First, we applied it to the hearing industry, then we succeeded in dentistry. Now, twenty years later, 3Shape is 1,600+ employees globally. With the help of dental professionals and amazing colleagues we’re creating award-winning scanning and CAD/CAM solutions to change dentistry together! Together, we contribute to a better world. Experience the everyday #lifeat3Shape across the globe on Facebook.

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Our biggest assets are our people and culture 💗

Life at 3Shape is great! We bring passion and talent to work every day to innovate for superior patient care. 3Shape is built on a culture of thinking differently and being innovative when solving challenges. We embrace new ways to exchange ideas with colleagues across departments and think and work in an agile way. Experience the everyday #lifeat3Shape across the globe on Facebook. 

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