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Intellectual Property Paralegal / Formalities Officer, Salary up to £45,000

Location: Leeds (or Remote Working)

Salary: Up to £45,000

Job Description

Formalities administrator / IP Paralegal required for a boutique intellectual property practice based in Leeds.  This is a highly autonomous role working across both patent and trade marks.  Whilst being able to go to the office would be advantageous, remote working is a possibility.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Patent and trademark records and patent formalities, including EP grant and validation, in-house and outsourced renewals
  • European grant and post grant validation formalities, including post grant assignments
  • Liaison between renewals services and clients
  • Managing attorney diaries
  • UK, and foreign patent formalities, including reporting UK and European patent publication notices, monitoring UK and foreign patent examination deadlines and instructing foreign attorneys
  • Creating and managing electronic and physical records, maintaining case details and ensuring deadlines are adhered to
  • Updating internal post procedures for patents, trademarks and designs
  • Preparing and filing patent and trade mark applications
  • Ensuring any fees due are paid
  • Issuing reports to clients
  • Reporting UK allowance and UK and foreign patent and trademark registrations
  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 1-3 Years
  • Date Posted: 02 Dec 2021
  • Area of Specialism: Technology
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Leeds
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Application Details: Please email or call +44 207 903 5019
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