Secerna LLP is a progressive and expanding firm of Chartered and European patent attorneys based in York, Newcastle and Dublin. We represent clients worldwide assisting some of the world’s most innovative businesses to protect and enforce their intellectual assets. We build long-term business relationships with our clients, based on exceptional trust, teamwork and value for money.
Due to the firm’s size and expansion, there are great opportunities in personal and professional development. Individuals can expect to be exposed to a range of business situations, clients and technology, from providing strategic advice on validity and freedom to operate to corporate clients, dealing with day to day matters with in-house teams and discussing new technology with inventors. We are a growing firm, which is committed to our recruitment plans and developing bespoke training programmes for each recruit.
What we offer
We have a great depth of technical expertise across a broad range of technologies and in particular in the fields of telecommunications, computer-implemented inventions, oil and gas delivery technologies and assisted and consumer service solutions. In addition, the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical groups have considerable experience working in the fields of NCEs, bio-therapeutics, nucleic acid-based diagnostics and regenerative medicine. As a trainee patent attorney at Secerna you will be given full training and support as you work towards qualifying as a Chartered and European Patent Attorney. You will work closely with senior attorneys with a track record of successful training. We appreciate you’ll be an individual too and will bring your own personal skills, areas of interest and unique abilities to our team. At Secerna you will have an exceptional opportunity to further your career within a supportive and friendly environment.
What we are looking for
We are looking for graduates with strong technological knowledge in their field and good interpersonal skills, who are motivated and keen to learn new skills. We are looking for candidates that are keen to qualify as a patent attorney and progress within a growing and successful business.View Website