Every invention is unique. So is everyone in our team.

Our 7 000 employees from 35 countries prove that the best results are achieved together.

As the patent office for Europe, we are proud to deliver high-quality patents and efficient services that foster innovation, competitiveness and economic growth. Our staff enjoy challenging work in a diverse environment.

See where you fit in

 

We offer opportunities in a variety of areas.

Explore the different areas and find the one most suitable for you!

 

 

 

 

 

See where you fit in

We offer opportunities in a variety of areas.

Explore the different areas and find the one most suitable for you!

Become a patent examiner

Executive/Managerial Positions

Work as a lawyer

Why join us?

See the latest inventions and enable innovation

Work with inspiring people from a variety of cultures

Develop yourself and take on an intellectual challenge

"You are constantly developing.
The EPO Talent Academy offers you the right tools, courses and training to improve your skills and to grow on the job."

Germán De la Hera, patent examiner

 

"You are constantly developing.
The EPO Talent Academy offers you the right tools, courses and training to improve your skills and to grow on the job."

 

Germán De la Hera, patent examiner

 

At the EPO, we know that diversity – of any kind – is valuable

  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We support workforce diversity and have been a signatory to Germany’s diversity charter (Charta der Vielfalt) since 2010.

    Our organisation benefits from the dedication of staff from 35 countries and we draw strength from our many different cultural backgrounds.

    We believe in diversity and inclusion as a way of working together on our mission. 


    Be unique. Be part of our team.

     

  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We support workforce diversity and have been a signatory to Germany’s diversity charter (Charta der Vielfalt) since 2010.

    Our organisation benefits from the dedication of staff from 35 countries and we draw strength from our many different cultural backgrounds.

    We believe in diversity and inclusion as a way of working together on our mission. 


    Be unique. Be part of our team.

     

  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We support workforce diversity and have been a signatory to Germany’s diversity charter (Charta der Vielfalt) since 2010.

    Our organisation benefits from the dedication of staff from 35 countries and we draw strength from our many different cultural backgrounds.

    We believe in diversity and inclusion as a way of working together on our mission. 


    Be unique. Be part of our team.

     

  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We support workforce diversity and have been a signatory to Germany’s diversity charter (Charta der Vielfalt) since 2010.

    We believe in diversity and inclusion as a way of working together on our mission. 

    Be unique. Be part of our team.

  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We support workforce diversity and have been a signatory to Germany’s diversity charter (Charta der Vielfalt) since 2010.

    We believe in diversity and inclusion as a way of working together on our mission. 

    Be unique. Be part of our team.

  • We are an equal opportunities employer. We support workforce diversity and have been a signatory to Germany’s diversity charter (Charta der Vielfalt) since 2010.

    We believe in diversity and inclusion as a way of working together on our mission. 

    Be unique. Be part of our team.

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