IP Liaison


We're looking for an IP liaison to protect our Medical departments' inventions, with a specific focus on invention harvesting. They will build up a wide network of R&D people within the BU and maintain regular and strong contact with the various R&D teams to capture new inventions as they are made.

What you will do

  • Assist inventors in summarizing inventions in the Invention Disclosure Form
  • Evaluate patentability
  • Gather the necessary information and present the submitted inventions at regular IP review meetings
  • Act as an intermediary between inventors and the external patent counsel, who will be responsible for the drafting
  • Follow up on the drafting process

Your profile

  • A solid technical background (e.g., sciences, engineering, or similar); an ability to grasp a broad range of technologies
  • Good analytical and synthetic skills: the ability to bring a complex matter down to its essence is a must
  • Good communication skills
  • Good networking skills
  • An interest in intellectual property
  • Prior experience with intellectual property is a bonus

Location and type of contract

  • Leuven, Belgium
  • Full-time
  • Hybrid
  • Associate level

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.


Having a healthy work-life balance

Personal growth and career opportunities

Team building

Innovation is key