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  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Patent Attorneys, Technology in Finance & Consultancy
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Location: London and Cambridge
  • UCAS Points: Trainee Patent Attorney
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Electronic & Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or IT
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:1

You will have gained at least a 2:1 degree in engineering, physics, mathematics, computer science, or IT. We also welcome applications from those completing a doctorate or undertaking postgraduate research.

As a trainee patent attorney you will be given full support to become qualified as a chartered patent attorney and European patent attorney – including tutorials and lectures through our in-house ‘training academy’, as well as mentoring and supervision from Partners and other attorneys. In addition, you will also gain a range of commercial skills, such as business development and client care, as part of our ongoing personal development programme. To succeed in today’s competitive business world, our attorneys need to be commercially astute as well as technically able.

Working as a patent attorney requires not only an excellent technical and academic background but the ability to draft comprehensive documents and defend complex legal arguments. It is a unique, challenging and rewarding role enabling you to be involved with leading edge research as well as understanding and supporting the commercial objectives of a diverse client base worldwide.

If you have the right qualifications, background, outlook and ambition we want to hear from you!

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