• Job Type: Part Qualified 1-3 Years, Part Qualified 4-5 Years, Newly Qualified, Associate
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Chemistry
  • Location: London
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Application Details: Click below to apply
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Carpmaels & Ransford is renowned as a leader in the European IP market, with a rich 200-year heritage in the patent profession blended with a modern reputation for innovation in IP.

We are offering an opportunity for a part-qualified or qualified patent attorney within our Chemistry practice group. The group supports some of the world’s leading chemical and consumer companies and research institutions protecting exciting and cutting edge technologies in the fields of polymer chemistry, catalysts, batteries, metallurgy, nanotechnology, cleantech, electrochemistry, petrochemicals, surfactants and food chemistry. You may also have the opportunity to work with our Pharmaceuticals or Engineering practice groups

Those joining our team will have:

  • Up to 3 years post-qualification experience
  • Management of a broad spectrum of chemical work, particularly industrial process chemistry and speciality chemicals
  • Experience of drafting, filing and prosecuting EPO and PCT applications
  • Experience of EPO oppositions and appeal work preferable
  • Excellent academic background ideally with an emphasis on organic chemistry
  • An excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • Ability to analyse and conceptualise complex matters
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • An innate interest in the world of business as well as the IP profession
  • A passion and aptitude for problem solving
  • Keen eye for detail

Successful candidates will benefit from:

  • Diverse chemistry work, including EPO opposition and appeal work
  • A supportive and sociable team-based working environment
  • Exceptional training for UK and EQE qualifications and beyond
  • A wide variety of interesting work for a broad range of clients
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits package
  • A range of sports, clubs and charity initiatives sponsored by the firm
  • Central London location

How to apply

To apply for this job, please complete our online form by clicking to apply below and attach your CV and cover letter (no more than one page) explaining what attracts you to a career at the firm.

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