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Mewburn Ellis LLP is a leading European intellectual property law firm using IP to nurture and protect innovations, ideas and inventions and deliver them to market. We have been IP specialists for over 150 years and since 1991 we have included in our practice a department of qualified solicitors. The department provides us with world-class expertise to assist our clients in exploiting, defending and enforcing IP rights.

The role

Based out of Bristol, our Legal department has a strong reputation for its specialist IP services. In this area we are experiencing unprecedented growth particularly around IP litigation and dispute resolution, working with a wide range of clients from biotechnology start-ups to global retail giants.

As the forward-looking firm our roles are fast-paced, varied and challenging, but always rewarding. Your career is important to us and we will invest in you to allow you to grow personally and professionally.

As well as assisting in IP dispute resolution, you will provide strategic client advice on the commercialisation of IP rights, including drafting, negotiating and advising a wide range of IP contracts and assisting on IP related elements of corporate transactions.

What’s in it for you?

  • A friendly, inclusive and team-based working culture
  • A generous remuneration and benefits package
  • Excellent training and development
  • Diverse range of clients and varied work
  • A flexible approach to working hours

We are a leading, top tier European intellectual property law firm committed to the wellbeing of our people with run clubs, free monthly yoga sessions, bake offs, sporting and social events and charity initiatives.

Read about out Forward Community Programme to find out more on how we’re giving back to the community.

About you

You’ll be a qualified Solicitor in England and Wales with solid academic credentials and a keen interest in developing your IP expertise and a collaborative approach to working. You’ll have completed at least one IP seat and one dispute resolution seat in your training contract and have at least 2 years post qualification IP experience, ideally including IP dispute matters.

You’ll be personable, approachable, quick to learn and delight in the range of work that comes your way. A scientific background is advantageous and ideally you’ll be based in the South West of England.

If you’re ambitious, committed and forward-looking, we’d love to hear from you. Please click below to apply, stating where you heard about us and why you want to join us as a Patent Paralegal.

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  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Technology
  • Experience Level: Associate
  • Location: Bristol
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date Posted: 04 Feb 2020
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