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  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Patent Attorneys
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: Sheffield
  • UCAS Points: Trainee Patent Attorney – Engineering
  • Salary: Competitive salary, increasing significantly with qualification. Plus bonus and excellent benefits.
  • Degree Required: 2:1

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 one of our seven offices working in a team of qualified engineering Patent Attorneys. This is an intellectually demanding, rigorous, profession where the work is fascinating, the profession highly respected and the legal qualifications are lengthy and tough. We provide fully supported training leading to Chartered Patent Attorney qualifications.

To apply, please click on the ‘apply’ button to CV and a letter outlining why you want to be a patent attorney.

The person we are seeking will:

  • have a 2:1 in an engineering or physics discipline
  • 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.
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