Based in Farnham, Surrey, Openshaw & Co. is a client-focussed firm of UK and European Patent attorneys, applying technical and legal expertise to advise clients on IP matters across a range of practice areas.
Our growing team of 18 includes 8 qualified patent attorneys specialising in patent preparation and prosecution, with a track record of securing valuable patents at the EPO and UKIPO. In particular, attorneys at Openshaw & Co. work to understand our clients’ commercial needs and develop tailored IP strategies to help clients better protect, manage and commercialise their IP, from patents to design and trade mark registrations. Attorneys are supported by our team of patent paralegals who are experienced and knowledgeable in patent administration and formalities.
We work with a broad range of clients, from leading multinational companies to local SMEs and private inventors. Their work spans many industries, including telecommunications, software, algorithms, blockchain applications, NFTs, engineering, aerospace, energy and renewables, electrosciences, optics, and materials science.
Our Opportunities at Openshaw & Co.
We are always on the lookout for people with the skills required to tackle challenging patent work and engage with clients to deliver clear and effective advice. We offer a number of opportunities for graduates looking to embark on a career in patent law or learn more about the world of IP, or for qualified patent attorneys to join a growing, client-facing firm with a flexible work environment.
A successful Trainee Patent Attorney or Summer Intern candidate will rely on a variety of skills to excel at the intersection of technology, law and business.