Sagittarius IP is a highly respected firm of patent attorneys with offices in Marlow and Cambridge specialising in advising in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. We are a team of highly qualified individuals with a passion for helping our clients achieve maximum value from their intellectual property. Our goal is to maintain exceptionally high standards and to continually exceed our clients’ expectations. Our client portfolio covers the spectrum of small businesses to industry leading FTSE 100 companies, including start-ups, academic research organisations, university spin-outs and venture capital funds.
Sagittarius IP has featured as a leading firm in in the Financial Times review of Europe’s patent law firms for the last three years and this year the firm was awarded the top, “Gold” rating for chemistry and pharmaceutical fields. We have built this first-class reputation on the results we achieve for our clients and, as a result, much of our new business comes through recommendations.
We are currently recruiting for a trainee chemistry patent attorney based in our Cambridge office.
From day one with the firm our trainees are exposed to a great variety of work on cases under the supervision of our attorneys, joining meetings with inventors and assisting our attorneys when they participate in hearings. Trainees are involved in drafting new patent applications, corresponding with clients and patent offices, and providing freedom to operate advice. Our trainees are given real responsibility early on in their careers, and they make a significant contribution to client work within their first year.
Sagittarius IP is heavily involved in training within the profession. We also provide in-house exam-specific and practical tutorials in parallel with placement on external courses, to put our trainees in the best possible position to qualify and be successful in their careers going forward.
We offer a competitive salary, attractive bonus scheme and hybrid home/office working arrangements.
Candidates must be analytical and passionate about science, have a self-motivated approach to their work and have a strong technical background in a biological science, preferably with a post-graduate qualification.