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31 Jul 2019

  • Job Type: Part Qualified 1-3 Years, Part Qualified 4-5 Years
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Physics, Technology
  • Job Reference: EESPQE2-4
  • Location: London
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Application Details: CV and covering letter to


Competitive salary     Excellent benefit      Location: London

Our Electronics, Electrical & Software team are looking for a qualified Patent Attorney. This is a new role that is being introduced to meet the needs of our existing and growing client base. We are recommended as a Top Tier firm in the Legal 500 and have a reputation for high quality, commercial and pragmatic advice. The team has grown significantly over recent years and we have been able to develop some exciting new client relationships.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to manage a diverse portfolio encompassing telecommunications, software and electrical subject matter. They will be responsible for the full range of IP activities both nationally and internationally and will be able to develop their career within a friendly and collegiate atmosphere. This is a high profile position within a team undergoing strong growth.

The candidate:

The successful candidates are likely to possess the following:

  • A good honours degree in Engineering, Physics, or a related discipline;
  • Qualification as an EPA and/or CPA;
  • A demonstrably successful career record, in either private practice/law firm or an in-house patent department;
  • Excellent client management/service skills and portfolio management experience are highly desirable.

About us:

We are an internationally renowned firm of European and United Kingdom patent, trade mark and design attorneys.

Our experienced team of over fifty IP professionals based in London and Cambridge includes specialists in a wide range of technical disciplines. We offer services for a wide range of industries, with particular strengths in electronics and software, mechanical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Our trade mark team provides specialist advice on branding and trade mark work; we also have a specialist team handling plant variety protection.

We handle the full range of IP rights for a global client base ranging from SMEs starting to consider IP through to large corporations with rights in over 100 countries. Our services range from investigating competing rights, handling oppositions, drafting and filing applications, and maintaining portfolios.

Closing date:

This is a rolling recruitment programme with no specific closing date.

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