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A leading Intellectual Property (IP) firm, acclaimed for its trailblazing work and dedication to innovation in the realm of biotechnology, is now looking for a Finals Standard or Newly Qualified Patent Attorney to strengthen their esteemed team. This distinguished firm, celebrated for setting benchmarks in IP law, provides a unique platform for a dynamic and skilled individual ready to make a significant impact in the biotechnology patent landscape.

The successful candidate will be immersed in a diverse range of activities, from drafting and prosecuting cutting-edge biotechnology patents to strategic IP consulting, offering a holistic view of the biotech IP field. You will be:

  • Directly involved in the drafting, filing, and prosecution of patent applications in the biotechnology sector, working with innovations at the leading edge of science.
  • Providing strategic advice to clients on patent portfolio management, IP strategy, and protection in both domestic and international jurisdictions.
  • Conducting freedom-to-operate analyses, patentability assessments, and due diligence investigations.
  • Representing clients in opposition and appeal proceedings before patent offices, leveraging your expertise to protect and defend their innovations.

Candidate Profile:

  • Attained or nearing completion of qualification as a European Patent Attorney or equivalent, demonstrating a deep understanding of patent law as it applies to biotechnology. (Finals standard to NQ.)
  • Holds an advanced degree (Ph.D. or Master’s) in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or a closely related field, providing a solid foundation for understanding the complex science behind client innovations.
  • Exhibits strong analytical skills, capable of tackling intricate legal and technical challenges.
  • Outstanding communication abilities, with proficiency in drafting clear, persuasive documents and the confidence to advise and negotiate on behalf of clients.
  • Demonstrates initiative, the ability to work independently, and a commitment to maintaining the highest standards of client service.

What Our Client Offers:

  • An opportunity to work at a leading IP firm that is at the cutting edge of biotechnology innovation, where your work directly contributes to advancing this vital scientific field.
  • A competitive remuneration package, acknowledging the expertise and value you bring to the team.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities, supporting your growth as a Patent Attorney and ensuring you remain at the forefront of your field.
  • A collaborative and inclusive work environment, where diversity of thought and background is valued and encouraged.
  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Biotechnology, Life Sciences
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 4-5 Years
  • Location: London
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Date Posted: 30 Apr 2024
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