Carpmaels & Ransford
Job title
Chemistry (part-qualified or qualified patent attorney), London

Chemistry (part-qualified or qualified patent attorney), London

Carpmaels & Ransford is renowned as a leader in the European IP market, with a rich 200-year heritage in the patent profession blended with a modern reputation for innovation in IP.

We are offering an opportunity for a part-qualified or qualified patent attorney within our Chemistry practice group. The group supports some of the world’s leading chemical and consumer companies and research institutions protecting exciting and cutting edge technologies in the fields of polymer chemistry, catalysts, batteries, metallurgy, nanotechnology, cleantech, electrochemistry, petrochemicals, surfactants and food chemistry. You may also have the opportunity to work with our Pharmaceuticals or Engineering practice groups. 

Those joining our team will have:

  • Up to 3 years post-qualification experience 
  • Management of a broad spectrum of chemical work, particularly industrial process chemistry and specialty chemicals
  • Experience of drafting, filing and prosecuting EPO and PCT applications
  • Experience of EPO oppositions and appeal work preferable 
  • Excellent academic background ideally with an emphasis on organic chemistry
  • Strong communication skills and the desire to work in a close knit team

Successful candidates will benefit from:

  • Diverse chemistry work, including EPO opposition and appeal work
  • A supportive and sociable team-based working environment
  • Exceptional training 
  • A wide variety of interesting work for a broad range of clients
  • A range of sports, clubs and charity initiatives sponsored by the firm
  • Central London location and excellent remuneration and benefits package

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Posted date
21 December 2018
Company Details
Carpmaels & Ransford LLP One Southampton Row London WC1B 5HA
  • UK: London
  • UK: South East