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Biotechnology patent attorney - part-qualified/qualified

£40000 - £65000 per annum
North Yorkshire
Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Biotechnology Patent Attorney - part-qualified OR newly qualified

£40,000-£65,000 + bonus + benefits package


Are you looking for a firm that genuinely positions their clients at the heart of their business strategy, whilst also providing exceptional training in a friendly and supportive environment?

The Company

With offices across the UK, this progressive private practice is renowned for their outstanding reputation for the quality of service and initiative in exceeding client requirements. They constantly attract and retain some of the leading IP talent and commercially astute attorneys in the profession. This firm encourage autonomy amongst their part-qualified staff, allowing them to take responsibility for their training budget, choosing which lectures to attend and when to take time out of the office to study and sit examinations.

As a Life Sciences Patent Attorney, you will be a part of a team who takes pride in the quality of their work and genuinely enjoy working closely with clients to offer tailored solutions. You will be able to take advantage of a highly competitive salary as well as some fantastic benefits to include; a generous pension contribution, private health-care and dental care. Not only will you have 25 days annual leave, but you will also have the choice to purchase or sell additional holiday allowance.

The Role

* Working with a leading partner in the profession, you will be given the opportunity to work with a range of small, medium and large clients to include SME's and university spin-outs
* You will be able to use your established drafting and prosecuting skills to protect and support clients' strategic objectives
* This position will also draw on your contentious IP experience, with oppositions before both the UKIPO and EPO an integral part of this role
* If you have a keen passion for business development, then this unique position will allow you to develop you networking skills by nurturing your own client portfolios too.

The Person

* You should be UK Foundation qualified. Having started to take your finals exams towards qualification, you will already have both drafting and prosecuting experience.
* With a minimum of 2 years' experience you will be looking to complete your finals exams in 2019/20.
* A background in Biochemistry or Biotechnology is sought-after to tackle challenging caseloads for UK and overseas clients
* Previous experience liaising and advising a range of clients will ensure you can provide expert advice to different stakeholders
* Recently qualified candidates will also be considered.

If you feel you have the requisite IP experience then please click the APPLY button today!

James Dawes

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