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Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI Turku, FI

Function:  Legal
Job Category:  Support Functions

Manager, Intellectual Asset Management

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) supports businesses by protecting new products and solutions by filing patent applications and registering designs and supports R&D projects by searching and evaluating relevant patent publications within the scope of the R&D project and providing Freedom to operate examination to remove the risk of infringement of competitor Intellectual Property.


We are now looking for Manager IAM, with areas of responsibility of covering combustion engine and exhaust gas treatment technologies, carbon capture and storage technologies, technologies for handling of gas in seaborne transport (storage, fuel, transfer and BOG management), gas to power, liquefaction and biogas solutions, marine propulsion and shaft seal technologies.


The preferred location for this position is either Vaasa or Helsinki, Finland.


The work includes creation and updating the Intellectual Property (IP) strategy within the area of responsibility and training the respective organisation in disclosing inventions and communicating the IP Strategic targets to the organisation, evaluating the patentability of inventions, drafting and prosecuting patent applications together with external patent agents of Wärtsilä globally and managing the patent portfolio according to strategy agreed with business.

The preferable background for the person to be chosen is including technical education, good language skills in English (German is a clear plus) and knowledge about the technologies described above.

Successful performance of position-related task requires open and innovative mindset, skills in organising the work including continuous flow of tasks requiring actions, capability to make independently decisions which affect business of Wärtsilä for years to come, will of learning to evaluate the novelty and inventiveness of technical solutions and learning patent legislation and practices at the same time cooperating with inventors R&D Managers and external patent agents. 



Please send us your application by 13.12.2021! In case you have questions, please contact recruitment@wartsila.com.