Cambridge Display Technology
Job title
Patent Analyst , Godmanchester - Near Cambridge


CDT is looking to recruit a bright, versatile Patent Analyst with excellent interpersonal skills, to undertake a temporary 12-month assignment. Working within CDT’s IP team, you will support our 100 strong interdisciplinary research team which has world-class expertise in physics, chemistry, engineering, micro-electronics, materials and life-sciences. CDT currently has a portfolio of nearly 400 patent families in a broad range of countries and has recently ramped up its filing activity to keep in-line with its fast-paced innovative R&D.

CDT is the European Research Centre for Sumitomo Chemical, our parent company based in Japan, and our team is currently working on a wide range of exciting research topics including: FlexOLED, Organic Photodiodes for x-ray and sensors, Organic Electronics, Bio-Sensors, Energy Harvesting and Storage, as well as OLED Lighting, at levels ranging from fundamental understanding to optimising materials and devices for market applications.

We will consider a range of technical backgrounds for this position and would like to hear from applicants who can offer either;

  • Experience working as a Patent Analyst in an Intellectual Property organisation, or
  • An MSc in Intellectual Property, coupled with a first degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science or Engineering, or
  • An MSc or PhD in Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science or Engineering with a clear understanding and experience of Intellectual Property matters, for example as a named inventor.

This position is offered on an initial 12-month temporary basis, with the potential for this to become a permanent position.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a dynamic environment where your contribution will earn full recognition and reward. CDT offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 27 days holiday, private health and dental care, life assurance and pension scheme.

Please apply with full CV to the Human Resources Department, CDT Ltd, Unit 12, Cardinal Park, Cardinal Way, Godmanchester PE29 2XG. E-mail: Please quote the reference ‘Patent Analyst’ and your name in the subject heading.

A full job description is available on request. CDT is an equal-opportunities employer.

Posted date
6 August 2018
Company Details
Cambridge Display Technology Limited Unit 12 Cardinal Park Cardinal Way Godmanchester Cambridgeshire PE29 2XG United Kingdom
  • UK: East Midlands
  • UK: East of England