Attorney – Patents – Continental Automotive

Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart, and sustainable. Our Auburn Hills, MI location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Attorney – Patents to join our Group Compliance, Law & Intellectual Property team. The ideal candidate has patent application preparation and prosecution experience.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?


  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering
  • Juris Doctorate Degree with license to practice law in the United States (Michigan, South Carolina, Ohio or Illinois preferred).
  • Minimum 3 years of patent application preparation and prosecution experience on U.S. and foreign patent filings (approx. 20 apps/year).
  • Minimum 7 years of professional working experience
  • In-depth understanding of and experience in both US and foreign patent practice and their intricate distinctions.
  • Experience primarily should include drafting and prosecuting domestic and international patent applications (85%).
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and within a highly functional team under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks, work collaboratively, think creatively, take initiative and respond quickly to changing priorities and goals.
  • Able to work in a collaborative teamwork style work environment and be willing to assist/support others.
  • Ability to think strategically and make decisions.
  • Fluency in English. German capability is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (up to 30%)


  • Patent application preparation and prosecution experience in the field of polymer chemistry.

Use Link to Apply:

Farrah Edwards
Continental AG
1 Continental Drive
Auburn Hills, MI 48439
Phone: 248-630-5481