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Chemistry Patent Attorney - Qualified

Work for a leading London based firm highly regarded for its oppositions practice. Build on your experience across a range of technical areas such as pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, medical devices, refrigerants and polymer chemistry.  Gain extensive experience in EPO opposition and appeal proceedings including attending hearings before the Opposition Divisions. As well as working with a good number of large international companies, your client base will also include small to medium enterprises particularly in pharmaceuticals developing IP business strategy.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified patent attorney, in all likelihood at associate level so with perhaps zero to three years’ post qualified experience.  You will be given a great deal of responsibility and the opportunity to develop your career in a way that suits your interests; there is enough range and depth of work to accommodate a wide range of pursuits.  The role will encompass the full range of patent activities including drafting, filing and prosecution, oppositions and appeals before the EPO and contentious advice work.  You will also be encouraged to develop your client skills through business development initiatives and attendance at networking events as well as delivering seminars and joining working groups.

The firm themselves are commercially aware, very well led and offer significant opportunities for career growth.  Culturally they offer a collegiate inclusive atmosphere that takes opinion from all irrespective of job title. They are in exciting phase of their development with significant plans for the future.

Salary: £68-71,000
Location: London
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Newly Qualified Patent Attorney, Electronics/Engineering

Join a firm with a world leading reputation and take a truly international approach to your work. In light of their continued growth, this tier one firm are now looking to welcome a qualified patent attorney into their successful Birmingham team.

Due to an uplift in work they require individuals to work across the electronics and engineering disciplines, and can offer a portfolio that is both stimulating and impressively diverse. You will have the opportunity to cover the broad spectrum of patent duties from drafting and prosecution, through to oppositions and appeals.  You will also be responsible for the provision of sound commercial advice to clients including sole inventors, academic institutions and multinational companies.

The firm’s Partners are experienced in representing clients internationally and handling regular oppositions and appeals before the UK and European Patent Offices. You will be offered ample opportunity for overseas travel in order to meet with clients and associates, and attend industry conferences and events. Secondment to one of the firm’s other offices is also wholly achievable, be it in the UK, Europe or further afield.

The environment is challenging and ultimately rewarding. A great deal of importance is placed on connectedness between different offices, both in the UK and overseas. This allows for regular communication with colleagues and promotes collaborative working and the sharing of ideas at all levels. Due to the size of the firm there is more than enough work available to accommodate your individual expertise, giving you the opportunity to tailor your practice to suit your interests as your role develops and explore areas beyond your own technical specialism.

This is an excellent opportunity to accelerate your career within a firm with a global presence. You will play an important part in the firm’s wider management and business strategy, and will be afforded a high level of autonomy to build and manage your own client portfolio. The firm offer a clearly defined path through to Partnership, as well as a benefits and salary package falling above market average. Ideal candidates will be newly qualified with up to 2 years’ PQE, and a strong academic background in electronics, engineering or similar.

 

Salary: Competitive
Location: Birmingham
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Finalist Level Patent Attorney, Electronics/Engineering

Join a firm with a world leading reputation and take a truly international approach to your work. In light of their continued growth, this tier one firm are now looking to welcome a finalist level patent attorney into their successful Birmingham team.

Due to an uplift in work they require individuals to work across the electronics and engineering disciplines, and can offer a portfolio that is both stimulating and impressively diverse. You will have the opportunity to cover the broad spectrum of patent duties from drafting and prosecution, through to oppositions and appeals.  You will also be responsible for the provision of sound commercial advice to clients including sole inventors, academic institutions and multinational companies.

The firm’s Partners are experienced in representing clients internationally and handling regular oppositions and appeals before the UK and European Patent Offices. You will be offered ample opportunity for overseas travel in order to meet with clients and associates, and attend industry conferences and events. Secondment to one of the firm’s other offices is also wholly achievable, be it in the UK, Europe or further afield.

The environment is challenging and ultimately rewarding. A great deal of importance is placed on connectedness between different offices, both in the UK and overseas. This allows for regular communication with colleagues and promotes collaborative working and the sharing of ideas at all levels. Due to the size of the firm there is more than enough work available to accommodate your individual expertise, giving you the opportunity to tailor your practice to suit your interests as your role develops and explore areas beyond your own technical specialism.

Throughout your training and qualifying examinations you will benefit from the guidance of Partners who are leaders in their field, with solid technical and industry experience. You will also train and study alongside a supportive network of peers, as part of the firm’s innovative in house training scheme. Furthermore you will have the chance to work closely with the firm’s trade mark attorneys, IP solicitors and lawyers, allowing you to develop a well-rounded understanding of the broader IP profession.

This is an excellent opportunity to accelerate your career within a firm with a global presence. They are looking for candidates who are not afraid to be put in front of clients from day one so you will need to be confident and above all client facing. Ideally you will be at finalist level with a strong academic background broadly within electronics, engineering or similar.

Salary: Excellent
Location: Birmingham
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Part Qualified or Finalist Level Patent Attorney, Chemistry

A tier one patent and trade mark firm are looking to grow their London based chemistry practice with the addition of a part qualified or finalist level patent attorney.

The firm are consistently noted for the exceptional support and advocacy they provide their clients internationally, who range from multinational corporations to leading universities and innovative SMEs. You will have the chance to work across a number of stimulating industries including chemical synthesis, soluble polymers, household fragrance products, cleantech, therapeutic skin treatments and industrial horticultural products.

You will be welcomed into a friendly and supportive team, including some of the industry’s most respected experts with a diverse and interesting collective knowledge base. Alongside carrying out the broad spectrum of patenting duties, you will also be responsible for advising clients on their wider IP strategy including the maximisation of the commercial potential of their IP. You will therefore need to be commercially astute with excellent communication and relationship building skills, as well as a client oriented outlook.

The environment on offer is a non-hierarchical one in which your ideas will be respected and considered, irrespective of your position on the ladder. You will also be afforded the autonomy to tailor your own work to suit your experience and interests much earlier than is often the norm. Throughout your qualifying examinations and beyond, you will benefit from the guidance of experienced Partners with high value contact bases, as well as an excellent professional administrative and paralegal support team.

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a firm who place a great deal of importance on the provision of personalised training and ongoing development, as well as ample opportunities for progression. In turn for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a clear path to Partnership as well as access to a competitive and wholly achievable bonus scheme. The firm are keen to hear from part qualified and finalist level candidates, although those who have completed the Queen Mary through to UK or European recently qualified (but not dual) will be considered.  

Salary: Excellent
Location: London
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(Very) Newly Qualified Trade Mark Attorney

One of the largest firms in Europe is hoping to welcome a newly qualified trade mark attorney into their substantial trade mark practice in the South. The firm is consistently recognised by the Legal 500 for providing an impeccable service to their clients, and their attorneys are well known in the industry for their commitment and passion for quality and innovation.

The trade mark team works with a diverse range of clients from individuals and SMEs to blue chips and multi-national corporations, who originate from a whole host of industries including entertainment; tourism; finance; fashion and beauty; medical technology; publishing; food and beverage; and engineering. They invest heavily in their visibility, with attorneys encouraged to actively network, speak at conferences and contribute to firm/industry publications. With this in mind, the firm require their attorneys to be passionate, commercially minded and comfortable working closely with high profile clients from day one.

You will be responsible for handling all aspects of trade mark work, including the initial stages of clearance searching; the filing and registration of trade mark applications; and dealing with domain name disputes, passing off and infringement issues, as well as the continuing management and enforcement of your clients’ portfolio and advising on copyright. You will be expected to work closely with your clients, guiding them through each stage of the process and offer commercially sound and pragmatic advice to ensure they are fully protected against any eventuality.

Ideal candidates will be awaiting their results of the Certificate in Trade Mark Practice, although those with up to 1 year’s PQE will also be considered. You will need to have an impeccable academic track record, with excellent results achieved at GCSE, A Level and degree level. 

Salary: Excellent
Location: South Coast
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Newly Qualified Trade Mark Attorney (2-4 years’ PQE)

A pioneering law firm in London are growing their successful IP practice and are looking for an experienced trade mark attorney to join the team.

The trade mark operation plays an integral role in the wider IP department and the team are responsible for a number of incredibly high value, global trade mark portfolios. You will gain a great deal of exposure to world class clients via regular telephone contact and face to face meetings, and there will be a strong focus on trade mark prosecution as well as offering sound strategic advice on wider IP matters.

The successful candidate will benefit from a paper-lite office and an excellent in-house record management system, as well the support of a professional team of specialist paralegals and administrators. The environment is one of inclusiveness and collaboration. You will work closely with your peers within and beyond the IP department, depending on your clients’ individual needs.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a non-hierarchical team with a collegiate and feedback oriented approach, whilst working with some of the world’s most engaging and high value clients. The successful candidate will gain access to an outstanding in-house group wide training scheme which includes regular conferences and seminars, as well as support through the Trade Mark Litigators Certificate if desired.

You will be joining a firm with a highly international outlook and will be afforded ample opportunity for cooperation with overseas colleagues, as well as the potential for secondment to one of the firm’s European offices or in-house to a client. Candidates will need to demonstrate an excellent academic record and will ideally be newly ITMA qualified, with proven experience of handling UK and CTM trade mark registrations. Flexible working is considered and can be discussed on an individual basis.

Salary: Excellent
Location: London
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Qualified Trade Mark Attorney

An incredibly successful and internationally focused firm is growing their experienced trade mark team with an additional qualified trade mark attorney. The firm benefit from having an extremely well designed infrastructure, allowing for attorneys across offices to communicate seamlessly with each other, with clients from across the world, and with their trusted network of foreign associates. There is a collective working ethos where attorneys at all levels and in all offices can share ideas and work together on client projects and business development activities.

You will be responsible for a portfolio of clients originating from a diverse range of industries including food and drink; finance; consumer goods; and advertising, and will develop their trade mark strategy through tasks including reviewing the existing portfolio and identifying any strengths and weaknesses; monitoring international competitor and sector activity; designing, implementing and managing an appropriate branding strategy; and helping futureproof your client’s portfolio through streamlining their internal management processes and imagining new avenues in which the brand can develop.

There is a transparent route to Partnership with regular appraisals allowing for realistic objectives to be set and achieved, and a fantastic pay scale which is above average in the current market. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm which understands the meaning of a work life balance, has the reputation, client base and job security of a large established name in the field but with the closeness and collaborative feel of a smaller and more integrated team.

Ideal candidates will be qualified in the UK, however those from part qualified level upwards will also be considered.

Salary: Above average
Location: Manchester
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Qualified/Part Qualified Patent Attorney Mechanical Engineering (or Physics)

This firm wants its attorneys to be commercially minded and able to offer strategic IP advice to their clients.  Some of the work will include: negotiation of settlement agreements; competitor portfolio and product analysis; due diligence; invention harvesting; creation and implementation of client IP policies at Board level; provision of IP training to managers and engineers; infringement and validity advice; freedom-to-operate opinions and, drafting and prosecution. 

Client satisfaction is at the forefront of the firm’s ethos, as is departmental connectedness and the provision of an open and supportive working environment. The firm offers its attorneys a great deal of room for professional development and the opportunity to attend a number of CPD and networking events. For those in the early stages of their career, there is a strong support structure in place whilst sitting their qualifying examinations.  For qualified attorneys there is a very meritocratic structure ensuring that progression towards Partnership is both achievable and transparent.

This role would suit a part or recently qualified patent attorney with a strong background broadly within mechanical engineering. Ideal candidates will also need to be business minded, as they will play an important part in the firm’s future direction and development. 

Salary: Very competitive with excellent bonus scheme
Location: Bristol
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