The Keltie LLP life sciences & chemistry team has developed leading-edge expertise in protecting and defending inventions in chemistry and biology. We have a growing practice of dynamic clients that span the fields of precision medicine, digital health, cellular biology, immunotherapies, bioinformatics, and computer-aided drug design. Our success has been built on a simple insight: that our clients are best served by talented people who love what they do and how they work.

We are seeking a new member to join our team as a trainee or recently qualified patent attorney who can help build on our unique expertise in this field and expand our practice into new areas at the forefront of molecular biology.

The candidate will have at least 18 months’ experience in the patent profession and may already be working towards qualification, if not already qualified.

An ideal candidate will have a background in life sciences, and should have a post-graduate qualification (e.g., preferably a PhD) in a life science, ideally molecular biology, genetics, or cell biology.

Most importantly, the candidate will need to be a confident communicator, happy to engage with our direct client base and have the energy and enthusiasm to help foster new relationships. The ability to converse in an additional language to English could be advantageous but is not essential.

A competitive salary and benefits will be offered. The role will be based primarily in either our Cambridge or London office, depending on preferences; although it will be expected that some time may be spent in both offices.  Candidates will of course be supported through the process of qualification to become a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and also a European Patent Attorney if not already qualified.

We uphold the highest standards in our work, serving our clients with a unique blend of energy and professionalism. The pride we feel in our firm is surpassed only by our excitement for what we plan to achieve together.

Keltie is an exceptional IP firm with a reputation for providing excellent client service to a range of small, medium, and large clients around the world. Chambers and Partners ranks Keltie among Britain’s top ranked patent and trade mark firms, with offices in London, Cambridge, The Cotswolds, East Anglia, Dublin, and Galway.

If you’d like to achieve great things with us and believe you could be the successful candidate that we are seeking, please get in touch ASAP by sending your CV and covering letter.

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  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 4-5 Years, Newly Qualified
  • Date Posted: 12 Nov 2021
  • Area of Specialism: Life Sciences
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: London or Cambridge
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
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