IP Job vacancies

This section includes all the IP jobs that were advertised in the latest issue of the CIPA Journal as well as online only adverts. You can list all vacancies or filter your search via location and / or job type. 

If you would like to include your vacancies in the monthly publication and/or on the CIPA website please e-mail Iain Ross or telephone him on 020 3289 6445. 

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Job Vacancies

  • AspirePhysics/Electronics, London or Cambridge Physics/Electronics - London or Cambridge Part Qualified/Finalist  NEW! At last - here's a role with a difference! If you're a part-qualified patent attorney with a background in physics, electronics or software then the market is wide open. But few roles can offer a rich profile of pioneering clients on a global scale; technical variety in abundance; high-value transactional and litigious cases; dedicated business development teams; a truly transparent career trajectory AND one...
  • AspirePhysics/Electronics/Engineering, HampshirePhysics / Electronics / Engineering - Hampshire CPA / EPA An outstanding opportunity for a dual qualified CPA/EPA (up to 5 years PQE) to join one of the most revered Tier 1 firms in the UK. You must have already gained at least one year PQE, thriving on direct-client contact and inventor liaison in particular. This role should attract a career-driven attorney who can bring commercial focus, coupled with a consultative approach to client management. This is a pivotal position in a...
  • Dawn Ellmore Employment PQ Physics/Software Patent Attorney – Bath/BristolAn excellent opportunity to join a well-established patent and trade mark firm in the South West of England, and work with a range of exceptional clients. We are seeking a candidate with a physics, software or mechanical background and in terms of professional experience, this opportunity is open to those at part qualified or finals standard level. There is a high variety of work on offer, and one ability that will put you in good stead for this position is excellent communication skills, as...
  • Fellows.jpgQualified Patent Attorney, Electronics, South West Qualified Patent Attorney, Electronics, South West Join a modern firm who will offer you the opportunity to really get involved with all aspects of your clients’ IP – whether you’re helping brainstorm ways in which to reach a fully formed idea, advising on which markets would be viable for launch, researching third-party inventions and accounting for any impact they may have, and ensuring the portfolio reaches its full commercial portfolio including any licensing...
  • Fellows.jpgSenior Associate, Engineering or Electronics, London Senior Associate, Engineering or Electronics, London A Partner is looking for their second in command to help manage the team and further grow clients across both the electronics and engineering departments. This is an interesting and challenging opportunity for someone perhaps looking for additional management and strategic responsibility beyond their day to day duties as a patent attorney. The firm has been successful in working with clients from their initial conception and throughout their...
  • BP_logo_web.jpgSenior Paralegal, Patents - Sunbury Senior Paralegal – Patents BP is looking for a Senior Paralegal to manage domestic, foreign and international patent administration and formalities activities (i.e., patent filing, prosecution, and maintenance) in support of BP’s intellectual property needs in relation to the acquisition and maintenance of BP’s patent rights. This role will manage a global complex patent docket, assisting a team of attorneys in resolving routine legal issues with minimal or no supervision. A...
  • Dawn Ellmore Employment Senior Patent Secretary – YorkshireWe are looking for someone who can throw themselves into the tasks given to them and commit to challenges that may come their way. A leading Intellectual Property firm is seeking a dependable and capable individual to join their busy team as a senior patent secretary with paralegal duties. Our client is seeking a friendly candidate with solid experience as a patent secretary to complete their team. You must also be familiar with supporting a busy team of fee earners. In this role you will be...
  • Dawn Ellmore Employment Senior Patent Secretary to Partner (Engineering & Electronics Group) – LondonA top tier IP firm who are well established in all areas of Patents have a vacancy to work for a Partner in their Engineering & Electronics Group. You should be an experienced patent secretary who is able to produce work to a high standard to include preparing new filing forms using online filing for European applications, UK applications and International applications on your own initiative. Our client is seeking a Patent Secretary who is able to produce high quality, fast accurate work,...
  • AspireSoftware/Electronics (Senior Associate) - London Software/Electronics (Senior Associate) Up To £80,000 + Package - London A fantastic opportunity for a commercially astute software/electronics specialist has arisen within a truly dynamic and progressive international firm. You must be CPA or EPA qualified (up to 5 years PQE) having gained significant experience of original drafting and contentious areas of IP. Due to a substantial increase in referral work with many pivotal innovation-lead blue-chip brands, there is an immediate...
  • EPO-logo.pngTechnically qualified member (m/f) of the Boards of Appeal The European Patent Office With almost 7 000 employees, the European Patent Office (EPO) is one of the largest public service institutions in Europe. Its headquarters are in Munich and it also has offices in Berlin, Brussels, The Hague and Vienna. The EPO was founded with the aim of strengthening co-operation on patents in Europe. Through the EPO's centralised patent granting procedure, inventors are able to obtain high-quality patent protection in up to 44 countries, covering a market of some...

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