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The Company

This highly reputable, progressive and outward-looking Tier 1 firm is looking for a Finalist or Qualified Patent Attorney (CPA/EPA) in Life Sciences/Biotechnology to join an established and friendly team of like-minded Attorneys. Their culture is very team-oriented and they pride themselves on the transparency of staff careers, so turnover is extremely low.

As a Biotechnology Patent Attorney, you will be part of a particularly agile firm where client care is at the centre of every decision. Their business model is commercially oriented, so you’ll be encouraged to take a hands-on approach when managing clients. They offer a fulfilling and meritocratic career path alongside long term benefits to include flexible working model, annual bonuses, private healthcare and a generous holiday entitlement.

The Role

• Using your already established drafting and prosecuting skills, you will also be encouraged to exercise your strong written and communication skills liaising with a high percentage of direct clients
• You will have the opportunity to work on some truly pioneering technologies within the Life Sciences/Biotechnology sector
• Working on an established range of client portfolios to include global blue-chip organisations and SME’s, you will have the chance to take ownership with direct clients on their IP strategy
* You will also be encouraged to get involved with business development and marketing initiatives to foster relationships with new commercial opportunities.

The Person

• You’re currently at a CPA or EPA qualified Associate level (or a progressive Finalist Technical Assistant) with either previous private practice, or industry experience.
• Holding a 1st class honours degree in a Biochemistry/Biology or Life Sciences related subject, you should already feel comfortable working with a range of biotech/chem technologies.
• You should have already gained experience of drafting and prosecution in your current role, and enjoy honing your contentious IP skills too.
• You will already have had exposure in working with corporate, SME and University clients, so your ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders will be much sought after.
• An ability to recognise the commercial objectives of clients with their respective IP filing strategies will also be advantageous.

  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Experience Level: Newly Qualified, Associate
  • Date Posted: 22 Oct 2021
  • Area of Specialism: Biotechnology, Life Sciences
  • Job Reference: PR/027683
  • Start Date: 03 January 2022
  • Location: London base, with home working supported. 2-3 days a week with the London team as and when required.
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Application Details: Please submit either a WORD or PDF CV.
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