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30 Jun 2013

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Patent Attorneys
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: London
  • UCAS Points: Trainee Patent Attorney – Life Sciences
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:1

We have an opportunity in our sector-leading Life Sciences group for a trainee patent attorney. The successful candidate will receive the training, support and guidance necessary to qualify as both a UK and European Patent attorney.

The successful candidate will join a vibrant team, working with and learning from leading individuals in the field, and having contact with a full range of clients from start-ups and spin-outs to large multinational corporations. The work will be varied and will include freedom-to-operate work, oppositions, appeals, opinion work, as well as drafting and prosecution before the EPO, UK IPO and internationally.

Applicants should possess a good degree in a Life Sciences-related subject area, such as, Biotechnology, Cell Biology or Biochemistry, ideally with a good grounding in Chemistry also, or with a cross-disciplinary background bringing together IT and Biotechnology. Candidates should also be eligible to work in the UK. Although not essential, some proficiency in French, German, Chinese or Japanese is desirable.

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