Intellectual Property (IP) Manager, Finland – Kirkkonummi, Masala

Picosun Group is a Finnish growth company specialized in thin film coating technology. ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) is a growing global market in which Picosun has increased its share consistently. Commitment means caring. We want to provide the best, safest, and user-friendliest ALD products. Technology and innovation is our passion. We constantly innovate, invest, and develop our existing and new ALD solutions and take ALD to new fields. Our aim is to help our customers to be the forerunners in their own fields of expertise.

We are now searching for experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Manager to join our team in Masala, Kirkkonummi. The role is permanent and will report to CTO.

Job description:

We are constantly developing new and better solutions for our customers via leading edge research and new product development. In the role of the IP Manager, you would be responsible for securing that these R&D investments will turn to real company assets.

You will actively manage our Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio and ensure that our IP investments are efficient. Our IP portfolio covers patents, trademarks, web domains, trade secrets etc.

You will also create active IP strategy together with CTO and oversee its implementation.

Responsibilities of this role cover active monitoring of our Freedom-to-Operate in the selected markets and taking appropriate actions to continuously secure it. This work will be done in collaboration with selected patent agencies.

You will actively seek possibilities for IP licensing and/or cross-licensing.

Company IP processes and related legal obligations belong to your responsibilities as well.


You preferably have Masters’ degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience managing the preparation and prosecution of patent applications and the conduction of patentability and Freedom-to-Operate searches, either in a private organization, technology transfer office or academia.

You have the ability to develop strategic plans to provide a strong IP position for the Company’s products and solutions as well as strong advocacy skills in connection with patent prosecution.

You have a proven ability to handle multiple projects and effectively manage priorities to meet tight deadlines.

You can work independently and are self-motivated, with a strong sense of urgency, and the ability to drive a project to completion.

Excellent English oral and written communication skills are required.

About us:

Picosun Oy is a modern high-tech growth company in which quality of work, positivity, and active approach are highly valued. Here we encourage you to be creative and visionary about your own work. Our clients are globally known brands with whom we work in close cooperation. Picosun office is located within walking distance from Masala train station in Kirkkonummi.

We offer competitive salary, versatile compensations and benefit programs.

How to apply:

Please send your application and CV to [email protected]. For heading/subject please write Picosun – IP Manager, Finland.

If you have any questions please contact our CTO Jani Kivioja, +358 46 922 8804, [email protected]. Please apply already today as we start the recruitment process quickly.