We are offering training jobs to qualify as a UK and European patent attorney within our industry-leading Engineering & Tech practice group. The team supports some of the world’s leading companies to protect innovation in exciting and cutting edge technologies.
The firm is continually growing as a result of an increasing demand for our services. There are therefore excellent opportunities for a challenging and intellectually stimulating career using your technical background and experience.
We offer excellent career prospects for high-calibre graduates. You need to have a good first degree or PhD in a relevant technical discipline such as Physics, or Electronics or Electrical/Electronic Engineering (see below for further guidance). In addition to an enthusiasm for science and technology, you will also require excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Who should apply?
We typically employ up to ten new entrants to the profession each year across our Chemistry, Engineering & Tech and Life Sciences practice groups.
In order to train as a patent attorney, it is a key requirement to have a STEM degree.
What you need to have:
- Strong A’Levels, usually 3 at grade A or equivalent
- Working towards a minimum 2.1 (STEM) degree
- An excellent command of both written and spoken English
- Ability to analyse and conceptualise complex matters
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Sense of commerciality: having 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
What we will give you:
- A supportive and sociable team-based working environment
- Exceptional training for UK and EQE qualifications and beyond
- A wide variety of 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