Patent Lawyer

Play’n GO leads the global Gaming Entertainment industry with an unrivaled ability to play nice with others while supplying cutting-edge casino games and bespoke back-office solutions. Thanks to our ever-passionate creative and technical chops, we keep growing. Are you game?

We are looking for a Patent Lawyer to join our growing team in our Malta office.

Main responsibilities:

  • Reading descriptions and discussing details of inventions with stakeholders in technical product teams
  • Undertaking searches to establish that inventions are novel
  • Prepare legal opinions and analysis of patents
  • Evaluate the validity of competitors’ patents and potential company product infringement upon valid patents of competitors
  • Clears products and services of the Company for freedom-to-operate, including advising, in collaboration with external counsel, on effective ways to design around third-party patents when warranted
  • Coordinates with outside counsel to prepare and prosecute patent applications internationally and preparing detailed descriptions of inventions as necessary
  • Responsible for pre-patent filing review 
  • Submitting, defending and negotiating patent applications
  • Advising and participating in negotiating agreements for the relevant area
  • Keeping up to date with intellectual property law
  • Reporting progress of projects periodically to line manager and top management as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


  • European Patent Attorney, preferably also qualified or experienced in working with a patent office of another European jurisdiction;
  • Software development background, including sound technical knowledge and good IT skills 
  • Significant experience drafting and prosecuting of patent applications;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Capable of devising innovative IP strategies;
  • Awareness for cost aspects related to decisions to be taken during the patent lifecycle;
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations, practices and procedures relating to patenting in Europe, US and Asia;
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively at all levels of the organisation;
  • Fluent in English


  • Ability to work under fast-paced conditions
  • Independence
  • Analytical skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to make decisions and use good judgement
  • Ability to prioritise various duties and multitask as required
  • Ability to explain complex information clearly and concisely

Get in here. We need your mojo, your moxie and your beautiful mind. You were made to make a difference and you can do that here. You will be rewarded with challenges. You will thrive in secret and in collaboration. Your job will be to defeat boredom, mediocrity and selfishness in all their forms. And quickly. This industry works fast.

Are you game? Tell us about your superpowers.                                                       

Apply here:

Please note that the position will remain open until the right candidate crushes it.  

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Sliema, Malta

The Point Shopping Mall
TP 01 Tas-Sliema Directions

Who We Want

Everybody is looking for the best and the brightest, but that’s not the only thing we’re about here at Play’n GO. We’re looking for enthusiastic, hardworking people dedicated to reaching new heights and pushing themselves to the next level.

Just as important, we’re looking for the right people to fit into our family here. We want fun-loving, energetic individuals who want to work in an exciting, active environment surrounded by like-minded people.

Sound like you? Of course, it does! Check out our vacancies and find your perfect position today!




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