Deadline

05 Dec 2021

About Us

Forresters is a leading full service intellectual property firm with an international client base.  We have offices located in London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Munich and Southampton.  Since being established in 1884, we have grown from a regional firm into an international practice.  Despite our long history we are a young firm with a fresh approach to our clients’ requirements.   We are rated as one of the leading intellectual property firms in the UK.

The Role

We are looking to recruit a new trainee patent attorney to join our friendly team in the Munich office. The successful candidate will join Forresters’ thriving patent department, and will train in handling all aspects of patents and registered designs. The candidate will assist in protecting inventions in a wide range of fields, including chemistry (industrial, pharmaceutical and foods) and mechanics.

On-the-job training will be given by partners and other fully qualified senior attorneys, as well as through external training courses, which are fully funded by the firm. The aim is for the candidate to become a fully-qualified UK and European patent attorney.

  • A 2:1 degree or above in chemistry is required.
  • You must be capable of working both independently and as part of a team, have organisational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • You must possess a commitment to quality and attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Start date: Autumn 2022

About You

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A 2:1 degree or above in an engineering discipline is required, but other degrees in related subjects will also be considered.
  • You must be capable of working both independently and as part of a team, have organisational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • You must possess a commitment to quality and attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Start date: Autumn 2022

The Package

  • Very competitive salary.
  • A pleasant and friendly working environment.
  • Flexible working – core hours.
  • 37.5 hour week.
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days, plus all German bank holidays.
  • Additional 6 flexi days off in lieu.
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Forresters are an Equal Opportunities employer and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusivity in the IP profession, which is why we have signed up to the IP Inclusive Charter.

Please strictly no agencies

Apply now for this role
  • Job Type: Graduate Trainees
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Chemistry
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Start Date: Autumn 2022
  • Location: Munich
  • UCAS Points: Unspecified/Not Applicable
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Application Details: Click to apply sending your CV and Covering Letter
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