A standout law firm, renowned for its distinguished clientele and innovative approach to intellectual property law, is actively seeking a talented and ambitious Patent Attorney to bolster their Biotechnology practice. With offices throughout the UK, this esteemed firm offers a dynamic and supportive environment where expertise in biotechnology is highly valued and nurtured.

The successful candidate will play a crucial role in advising a diverse client portfolio on a variety of complex biotechnological matters. This position involves direct client engagement, patent drafting, prosecution, and potentially contentious proceedings, providing a comprehensive and challenging experience in the field of biotechnology patent law.

Key Responsibilities:

Drafting and prosecuting patent applications with a focus on biotechnological inventions.

Advising clients on patent strategy and portfolio management in the UK and internationally.

Conducting freedom-to-operate analyses and providing opinions on patentability, infringement, and validity issues.

Engaging in opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office (EPO) and other jurisdictions.

Collaborating with a team of experienced attorneys and professionals to deliver exceptional service to clients.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

Part or fully qualified Patent Attorney with a strong foundation in biotechnology or a related field.

A degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or a related discipline.

Demonstrable experience in biotech patent prosecution, ideally within a reputable law/IP firm or in-house at a biotechnological corporation.

Excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills.

A proactive approach to problem-solving and a strong commitment to client service.

Why Join Our Client?

This law firm stands at the forefront of intellectual property law, offering unparalleled opportunities for professional growth and development.

The successful candidate will benefit from:

Working in a supportive and collaborative environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Engaging in high-profile cases and projects for leading biotech companies and research institutions.

Access to ongoing professional development programs and mentoring by leading practitioners in the field.

Competitive compensation package and benefits.

Flexible work arrangements with opportunities to work from Manchester or Sheffield.


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  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Biotechnology
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 1-3 Years
  • Job Reference: 1508860-1-LT-12-PS
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Date Posted: 21 Mar 2024
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