Forresters is a leading full service intellectual property firm with an international client base. We have offices located in London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Munich. Since being established in 1884, we have grown from a regional firm into an international practice. Despite our long history we are a young firm with a fresh approach to our client’s requirements. We are rated as one of the leading intellectual property firms in the UK.
The successful candidate will join Forresters’ thriving patent practice in its Birmingham office, and will train in handling all aspects of patents and registered designs. On-the-job training will be given by partners and other fully qualified senior attorneys, as well as through external training courses. The aim is for the candidate to become a fully-qualified UK and European patent attorney.
A good degree (or equivalent) in high technology areas such as electronic, electrical, mechanical and materials engineering, telecommunications and computer sciences (although not, for this position, in chemistry or life sciences) is required.
You must be capable of working both independently and as part of a team, have organisational skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. You must possess a commitment to quality and attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Applications should include a C.V. and covering letter and must be received by 1 May 2014