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Country:  Sweden
City:  Stockholm

Stockholm, SE Karlstad, SE

Job Family:  Legal
Job Type:  Full-time (Regular full-time employees)
Division:  Group Functions

IP Paralegal

We are looking for a Patent Paralegal to strengthen the IP team with additional administrative resources. You will be an important team-player in the IP team, working with day-to-day administrative management of Stora Enso’s IP portfolio (mainly patents). Drive and develop processes related to formalities and case management. Your location will be either Stockholm or Karlstad and you will report to SVP Group Intellectual Property.


Stora Enso is a leading global provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper. Our fiber-based materials are renewable, recyclable and fossil free. Our solutions offer low-carbon alternatives to products based on finite resources. We believe that everything that is made from fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow. 


Main Tasks:

  • Responsible for the administrative part of filing and prosecution of patents
  • Handling formalities related to the patent portfolio in close co-operation with the Patent Attorneys and external Agents
  • Manage reports of invention and payment of inventor remuneration
  • Handle deposits accounts and invoices
  • Maintain the case management system, create reports and monitor deadlines
  • Support the IP team with various administrative tasks, such as preparing meetings, economic follow up
  • Possible administration of trademarks and design registrations



What we offer 

With our values, “Lead and Do What’s Right”, we endeavor to set an example in all aspects of our business as well as sustainability. We dare to take the initiative and constantly ask ourselves what more can we do, what can we do better. This is an excellent opportunity for you to be a part of the journey Stora Enso is on – transforming from a traditional forest industry company, into a renewable materials growth company – an industry with great potential driven by global megatrends. As a Patent Paralegel, you have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of tasks within the IP area as well as to develop and influence the administrative processes, all within a great team.



In order to succeed in this role, you have at least 5 years’ experience as a patent paralegal. You have a good working knowledge of IP management systems, as well as Office and online filing tools.You communicate fluently in Swedish and English, both in writing and orally.


You are service minded and well organized with attention to details. You have a mindset to improve the ways of working, with customer focus. You are a team player with the ability to work independently. Working in a fast-paced environment, with multi-tasking skills, is something you like and are comfortable with.


Additional information 

Please submit your application via our recruitment system latest by 6th of August 2021. Hiring manager Stina Sjögren Paulsson, +46 070 778 9603, stina.sjogren-paulsson@storaenso.com is happy to answer your questions about the position. Other questions can be directed to Recruitment Specialist Perwin Altun, +46 702851890, perwin.altun.ext@storaenso.com. We accept applications submitted only through our recruitment system. 




We believe diversity strengthens our competitiveness and contributes to better decision-making. Diverse working teams help us to explore different perspectives and challenge our way of thinking. We work actively to increase diversity in the workplace and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Stora Enso is an equal opportunity employer and follows non-discriminatory practices.

Based on the location and level of the position the normal recruitment process could in addition entail, video interview, aptitude tests, and pre-employment actions such as; background checks, references, health check-up and drug test as part of the final stages. You will be informed to what is applicable to the role during the recruitment process. 

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