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Enjoy a role with incredible breadth and scope that would suit someone who would like to further develop their existing commercial skills. You will love the social side of the job; meeting new and existing clients, fostering strong relationships and building a network of contacts across the globe.
The firm has a genuine diversity of clients from small start-up businesses to international corporations across a range of sectors including (but not limited to) pharmaceuticals, food & drink, and financial services. The firm's attorneys regularly offer strategic IP advice instead of simply delivering transactional work. The trade mark team gives focused advice on the availability, protection, use, exploitation, enforcement and assignment of trade marks, as well as dealing with related copyright, common law, business name/domain name and design matters.
The firm fosters a great work/life balance with a 21st century attitude to flexible working. The Partners also understand that to be a truly successful trade mark attorney this often means the job has to be international and they support this by ensuring that opportunities exist for overseas travel so you can meet clients and potential clients with an array of backgrounds.
There is considerable flexibility on the profile of applicants that will be considered for this role. Whilst the role will ideally suit a qualified trade mark attorney the level of post qualified experience is less important, remuneration and responsibilities will simply be adjusted accordingly.
An international firm known for their transactional IP and litigation work is growing their patent prosecution team in London. This is an exciting opportunity for an attorney looking to challenge their abilities in a supportive and collaborate environment whilst working within a smaller team, but with the resources and backing of a multi office leader in the IP profession.
The new team member will have access to a varied portfolio of clients, including software, medical devices, electronics and telecommunication, in particular 5G cellular communications. The majority of work is for direct clients in the UK, Europe, US and Asia, as well as having the opportunity to build on this base through internal and external referrals, business development initiatives and networking. The firm has access to a great deal of contentious work allowing you to work alongside the established team on a substantial number of oppositions, as well as gaining experience in areas not normally available at most patent firms.
Responsibilities will include significant drafting and prosecution (including a particular focus on standards-essential patents) in the UK, Europe and US, European litigation and opposition work, and strategic advisory and opinions. Secondments are offered to any of the firm’s international offices and although the position is ideally based in London, they will consider other locations in particular Paris and Munich.
Candidates are hoped to be nearing qualification and have a background in electronics, software, telecommunications or similar. You will need to be comfortable in a client facing and commercially focused role with ideally some experience in business development/marketing activities.
We are recruiting a part qualified patent attorney position for our client, KIPA. The position will be based in Helsingborg, Sweden and represents an excellent opportunity to continue your training in another jurisdiction (or move within Sweden) whilst being ably supported towards European Patent Attorney qualification. There is scope in respect to the technical background of suitable applicants but you are likely to be working within physics, electronics, software or mechanical engineering.
KIPA is a small but growing firm and hence will be able to give you a very well-rounded career with ample opportunity to further your development. A typical day would likely include a full range of patent searches, drafting, filing and prosecution of EP, PCT and possibly Swedish patent applications. KIPA operates an English-speaking office and as an international operation English fluency is a must. Other languages would be useful but are certainly not required.
An ideal candidate is likely to have circa two years’ experience and will have perhaps sat the pre-EQE examination or be intending to do so soon. Whilst candidates who have worked within the European Patent system would be preferred, candidates from other jurisdictions outside of the EU/EEA with a relevant technical background will also be considered.
This is an excellent opportunity to really do something very different with your career and build early international experience. Remuneration offered will be in line with major European jurisdictions.
One of largest providers of management software and services to the IP industry is looking to further cement their leading reputation in the UK. The company has recently undergone a period of accelerated growth with a client portfolio now spanning over 150 countries and, although the company continues from strength to strength, they have ensured that the core values of the business have remained steadfast since the company’s conception.
They are recruiting a project manager to join their team in London to help manage client onboarding and ensure a smooth integration of the company software into the client’s environment.
Responsibilities will include:
It is hoped that the successful candidate will have prior experience in business systems implementation and integration, as well as working in a heavily client centric role. You will be given the freedom to solely manage your portfolio, which will require the confidence to believe in your own decision making (and ensure that your team is also on board). There will be some travel, both local and overseas, to meet with clients and an additional language particularly French or German would be beneficial.
Be part of a small but growing trade mark practice and as result enjoy a great deal of autonomy to do your own thing. The portfolio is likely to be a mix including some contentious work as well as due diligence and infringement advice. The role will really suit someone who wants to influence the development of a practice by being actively involved in business development and a strategic approach to gaining new clients. As long as you are a qualified attorney any experience level will be considered from new qualified to several years’ post qualified.
If you feel that your career is held back by too much bureaucracy or you are unsure of your longer-term potential for advancement this firm has a great deal to offer.
Enjoy an abundant volume and variety of work supporting a number of Partners ensuring that a diverse portfolio is maintained. Work will include small molecule medicinal chemistry, medical devices, combination therapies and formulations. There is also the potential to work within chemical processing, health foods agrochemical, cleantech and possibly oil & gas.
The practice deals with a significant amount of contentious work and you will build considerable experience of EP oppositions as well as potentially patent litigation in the UK.
The position could be based in either Cambridge or London with no particular preference either way.
This role offers a huge amount of diversity in terms of client portfolio with a cross section of work including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, food chemistry, polymers, oligonucleotides, organic LEDs, semiconductors, metallurgy, batteries, and process chemistry.
You will be supporting a very high profile Partner who has substantial experience in complex prosecution work, EPO oppositions, patent litigation and advisory work.
The ideal candidate will be part way through their training and will have the Certificate in IP/Foundation papers. The firm will provide substantial support in respect to training and giving you an all round experience that will help further your career.
Culturally the firm is very different to most private practices in London. They have a focus on commercial and strategic thinking, and push their staff at all levels to have interactions with clients and develop their own interests.
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If you’re an attorney with an electronics background we have a wide variety of options available, yes, at newly qualified, but also part qualified and all the way up to senior associate and beyond.