Calling all graduates with at least a 2:1 in an electronics, telecommunications engineering, computer science or electronic engineering discipline!
We have a rare opportunity for you to train and qualify as a Chartered Patent Attorney within our prestigious Electronics Group.
The Patent Attorney Role
Patent Attorneys provide technical solutions and write complex patent documents which legally protect their client’s highly valuable inventions; this requires an in-depth understanding of their technical specialism, and an equally deep knowledge of the relevant legislation and regulatory requirements which vary according to the country of registration.
This role is based in our Sheffield office working in a team of qualified electronics Patent Attorneys. This is an intellectually demanding, rigorous profession where the work is fascinating, the profession is highly respected and the legal qualifications are lengthy and tough. We provide fully supported training leading to Chartered Patent Attorney qualifications.
Competitive salary, increasing significantly with qualification. Plus bonus and excellent benefits.
The person we are seeking will:
* have at least a 2:1 in an electronics, telecommunications engineering, computer science or electronic engineering discipline;
* level Maths and Physics;
* have excellent written and oral communication skills;
* be socially confident and flexible in attitude and approach;
* be able to operate in an intellectually demanding and often pressured environment;
* be a team player
Harrison Goddard Foote
Harrison Goddard Foote (HGF) is one of the largest patent and trade mark attorney practices in the UK. We are a young and lively firm with an outstanding reputation for quality of service and initiative in meeting client needs. We achieve this by attracting and retaining the best people.
HGF is a progressive firm where all are encouraged to develop to their full potential. We have an open and non-hierarchical structure, and actively encourage our trainees to become involved in client interaction from an early stage. Find out more about what it is like to begin a career as a trainee Patent Attorney at HGF by visiting the Inside Careers trainee profile for HGF on their website www.insidecareers.co.uk.
To apply,please click on the ‘apply now’ button to send your CV with a letter stating why you want to become a Patent Attorney. Please state reference ELECSH1