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Are you looking to start an exciting career as a Patent Attorney specialising in Electronics? Then look no further, our client is a leading Intellectual Property firm based in Southampton and is looking to recruit an ambitious individual to join their leading Electronics IP team. Our client is willing to offer the successful candidate an excellent training programme alongside an exceptional working environment and a competitive salary.


  • Assist in drafting and filing patent applications related to electronic inventions.
  • Conduct prior art searches and patentability assessments to support patent prosecution.
  • Collaborate with inventors, attorneys, and clients to gather necessary information for patent applications.
  • Analyse and review technical documents, including patent specifications, drawings, and claims.
  • Participate in patent office actions, including responding to office actions and preparing legal arguments.
  • Conduct legal research on patent laws, regulations, and case precedents.
  • Support the development and maintenance of patent portfolios for clients.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends in the electronics field.
  • Assist with intellectual property litigation and dispute resolution, as needed.


  • A master’s degree in Electronics Engineering, Physics or a related field is essential, a PhD is an advantage (preferably from a Russell group university)
  • Strong understanding of electronics principles and technologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and explain them effectively.
  • Familiarity with patent laws and the patent application process is desirable but not required.
  • Proficiency in conducting prior art searches using patent databases and other research tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Professionalism and a strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
  • A desire to learn and grow in the field of patent law.
  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Electronics, Technology
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 1-3 Years
  • Location: Southampton
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date Posted: 28 Nov 2023
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