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Calling all graduates with at least a 2:1 in an electronics, physics or electronic engineering discipline!

We have a rare opportunity for you to train and qualify as a Chartered Patent Attorney within our prestigious Electronics Group.

The Patent Attorney Role

Patent Attorneys provide technical solutions and write complex patent documents which legally protect their client’s highly valuable inventions; this requires an in-depth understanding of their technical specialism, and an equally deep knowledge of the relevant legislation and regulatory requirements which vary according to the country of registration.

The Vacancy

This role is based in our Manchester office. This is an intellectually demanding, rigorous profession where the work is fascinating, the profession is highly respected and the legal qualifications are lengthy and tough. We provide fully supported training leading to Chartered Patent Attorney qualifications.


Manchester City Centre

Salary Package

Competitive salary, increasing significantly with qualification. Plus bonus and excellent benefits.

Candidate Requirements

The person we are seeking will:

* have at least a 2:1 in an electronics, physics or electronic engineering discipline;
* A level Maths and Physics;
* have excellent written and oral communication skills;
* be socially confident and flexible in attitude and approach;
* be able to operate in an intellectually demanding and often pressured environment;
* be a team player

Harrison Goddard Foote

Harrison Goddard Foote (HGF) is one of the largest patent and trade mark attorney practices in the UK. We are a young and lively firm with an outstanding reputation for quality of service and initiative in meeting client needs. We achieve this by attracting and retaining the best people.

HGF is a progressive firm where all are encouraged to develop to their full potential. We have an open and non-hierarchical structure, and actively encourage our trainees to become involved in client interaction from an early stage.

How to Apply

To apply, please click on the ‘apply now’ button to send your CV with a letter stating why you want to become a Patent Attorney. Please state reference ICELMANC

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Competitive
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