News archive - [Job offers] Intellectual Property Management expert within the FP7-REGPOT project at the Research Centre for Info-Communication Technologies (University of Montenegro, FEE)

University of Montenegro (UoM), Faculty of Electrical Engineering is an actor of excellence for education and research in the field of ICT in Montenegro. More precisely, this position is attained and maintained through activities organized and performed at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FEE), being one of the UoM founding units. UoM(FEE) is the coordinator of the FP7-REGPOT-2012-2013-1 Project “Fostering innovation based research for e-Montenegro” (Fore-Mont), the main objective of which is to strengthen the research excellence by improving the research infrastructure at the FEE, to foster human resources as well as the long-term partnerships. Furthermore, the project aims to create a strong synergy in research from the three current UoM(FEE) research groups working in the field of ICT (telecommunications, signal processing and multimedia systems). Through Fore-Mont, these groups will merge to provide a research centre dedicated to the innovative research in info-communication infrastructures and e-services engineering: Research Centre for Info-Communication Technologies.

In this scope the project offers consistent and attractive job opportunity for:

  • Expert in the field of Intellectual property management,

with the primary purpose to maximize the value of intellectual property assets through strategic development, maintenance, and management of a meaningful intellectual property portfolio.


Application Deadline:                 15 December 2013

Type of Contract:                         Individual Contract

Starting Date:                                01 February 2014

Duration of Contract:                  28 months


Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Intellectual Property management (IPM) activities envisaged to be performed and organised by the new expert are: development of the Intellectual Property plan for the Centre, management of procedures conducted to grant patents and Intellectual Property management framework, policy and practices in the area of protection of intellectual property rights, internal training sessions.  The Intellectual Property Management Expert will be in charge for patent application filing, prosecution to issuance, development and improvement of the intellectual property system.  

Qualification and experience: The applicants should have outstanding competencies and potentials in the following specific areas:


  • Master or PhD Degree in the IPM field
  • Relevant experience in IP management  
  • Excellent team working skills and communication skills
  • Fluency in English


  • Competencies in developing and implementing intellectual property policy in research and innovation programs
  • Capability to identify and enforce all intellectual property rights, ensure effective product marking, support any license agreements
  • Capability to perform or arrange for appropriate searches to verify patentability, validity and rights to use


Principal Activities

  • Develop policy and plan for the Centre’s intellectual property rights management
  • Develop Intellectual Property management framework
  • Manage procedures required to grant patents
  • Provide knowledge and know-how transfer through internal training sessions



Employee, location: University of Montenegro

                                         Faculty of electrical Engineering

                                         Dzordza Vasingtona bb

                                         81000 Podgorica, Montenegro



Salary:                       1.800 Euro gross per month


Application submission: The application must include a full CV (including publication record), a statement outlining the activities envisaged during the appointment and two letters of recommendation. The letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the persons recommending the applicant to the address Following the closing date, within two weeks, applicants will be informed by email whether or not they have been selected and invited to participate in the next stage of the selection process.

Geographical focus
  • General/no specific focus
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Engineering and Technology

Entry created by Milena Milonjic on November 2, 2013
Modified on November 2, 2013