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About Us

Kilburn & Strode is one of Europe’s leading firms of patent and trade mark attorneys. We hire the best people and we do excellent work for the world’s finest organisations – companies like Aston Martin, Boeing, and Cisco.

We deal with all aspects of patents, trademarks and designs. We work for a broad range of clients from major international corporations through to individual inventors – we’re often at the forefront of cutting-edge innovations.

London is our international headquarters, we also have offices in the Netherlands and San Francisco – and we collaborate across offices to give our clients the best service. We truly understand our clients’ points-of-view to give them an excellent experience, but we work hard to create a friendly and innovative culture where like-minded people want to work.

We know that our reputation as a firm is based entirely on the quality of the individuals who work here. That’s why we’ve always been uncompromising in seeking out people who are not only at the top of their game, but who also share our enthusiasm and outlook.

Our Tech + Eng team consists of over 60 individuals who advise the highest profile clients across all areas of technology and engineering.

The Opportunity

This is a brilliant opportunity for a fully qualified patent attorney with a background in physics, electronic engineering, computer science, or software to join our Tech + Eng team and focus on supporting some of our fantastic Tech and Eng clients.

You will have the opportunity to support a number of Partners and clients within the team. We have a unique client base that covers a broad range of sectors and areas, some which have been clients of the firm for a long time and others that we have only just started our journey with.

The role will also allow you to work within part of the wider Tech team for some of the firm’s prestigious large tech clients such as Cisco, Dropbox, Google, LG, and Netflix.

For this role our ideal candidate will be commercially minded, hard-working, self-motivated, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a keen interest in business development. The ability to work closely with direct clients is essential.

You will ideally already be a Chartered and European qualified Attorney and have spent the early part of your career honing your skills. You should have a broad range of experience covering all aspects of the patent life cycle and be confident managing a patent portfolio.

The Offer

We think we have something pretty special here and this role is a great opportunity to join a team that creative and supportive. Not only that but you can:

  • Work alongside and learn from true leaders in their field
  • Have a clear path for development and career progression
  • Have a unique opportunity to spend time on secondment in our San Fransisco liaison office as we focus on business and client development in these areas
  • Work in an environment where you are allowed true autonomy of how and when you work, we offer excellent flexibility and are very happy to consider part-time working
  • Work for a firm that lives and breathes its values, and actively supports community and charitable initiatives.

All candidates will be treated on their merits regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital or parental status, disability, or socio-economic background.

We aren’t committed to diversity because it’s “good for business” or because it’s the “right thing to do.” We’re committed because it makes our firm a superb place to work. Whatever your background, you’re welcome here because we love the creativity that difference brings.

If you’re interested in this role, please apply now with a copy of your CV.

  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Physics
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 4-5 Years
  • Location: London
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date Posted: 18 Jun 2024
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