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The opportunity

Withers & Rogers are actively seeking a part-qualified or qualified Patent Attorney to join the Advanced Engineering group in our central Sheffield office.

This is a great opportunity to join our Advanced Engineering group at an exciting time of growth for the firm. This is a well-rounded role that will enable you to develop to diverse set of skills required of a successful patent attorney, involving a rewarding blend of:

  • mechanical engineering subject matter;
  • direct work with domestic and international clients on a diverse range of highly commercial technology;
  • European, UK and International prosecution;
  • original drafting as well as assisting with search and Freedom to Operate matters.

This is a full-time or part-time opportunity and flexible working options are available. Talk to us about the flexibility you require and we’ll work around you.


About you

You will be an experienced and competent Attorney who is eager to make your mark and help shape the future of our firm. You will be at least part qualified or already fully qualified as a UK or European Patent Attorney and you will have a strong academic background in an Engineering discipline.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about cutting-edge engineering and can demonstrate the commercial awareness needed to support and guide our clients in bringing their technology through to market.


About us

Our Advanced Engineering group is enthusiastic about great engineering. Our team of specialist engineering patent attorneys work across a hugely diverse span of technologies. This means everything from medical devices, renewable technologies, oil and gas, packaging, commercial vehicle transmissions and braking systems to off-highway vehicles and sporting goods, agricultural engineering, building and construction equipment, aerospace technology and more.

Our engineering client base is truly global – you will find us in the US, Japan, India, China, the EU, Malaysia and Australia, partnering with global businesses, start ups and SMEs. We also work with a number of UK universities.


An excellent salary and benefits package is on offer, and includes a competitive bonus scheme, our newly introduced sabbatical policy, and more.  If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply online now.

  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Mechanical Engineering, Engineering - Other
  • Experience Level: Part Qualified 1-3 Years, Part Qualified 4-5 Years, Newly Qualified, Associate
  • Location: Sheffield or Leamington Spa
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Part Time, Full Time
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Date Posted: 31 Jul 2018
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