Job details

Location
England
Salary
£28000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1034770_1612883642
Posted
26 days ago

Job details

Location
England
Salary
£28000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1034770_1612883642
Posted
26 days ago

Patent Formalities Officer

£28,000 - £32,000 (depending upon experience)

South West England (Avon)

The Role

This is a newly created Patent Formalities Assistant position in an established IP private practice. Your responsibilities will include; assistance with patent formalities, grant letters and further patent administration accountabilities. Reporting into the Head of Formalities, you will gain immediate responsibility for a number of projects where your IP knowledge base will be stretched, so you must be both efficient and proactive in your work style.

Further accountabilities will include client billing, an ability to monitor and manage deadlines and to provide additional support for fee-earners. There is genuine scope to progress in this position for those individuals who demonstrate an eagerness to develop their skill sets and add value to the firm as a whole.


The Company

This established private practice are extremely well respected in their field, and have a reputation for looking after their employees. Their IP support team play a vital role with the flow of confidential information between professional staff and client companies, and all are highly skilled in their field of expertise. This is also a firm that genuinely invests in its employees, where empowerment and responsibility are rewarded by long-term career plans - team spirit is inclusive and rewarding at all levels. By joining this practice your IP career will be both inspiring and challenging in equal measure.

Your Profile

You are currently an IP Patent Administrator with experience of Formalities, ideally gained within a private practice environment. You will have gained a minimum of 12 months relevant experience, having handled both client-facing formalities and IP records data. You must have gained experience of patent related terminology and be familiar with the deadline-driven pace of a modern intellectual property department.

You should naturally possess first-class communication skills (verbal and written) and be comfortable liaising with patent and no-patent professionals. Having a good working knowledge and interest in varying Intellectual Property issues is to be expected, coupled with your administration and IT skills. The CIPA Formalities/Administration qualification would be advantageous (although not essential), as would a working knowledge of Inprotech or an other Windows-based IP database system.

If you are looking to make a step up in your Formalities career, then get in touch today!

James Dawes
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesdawesaspire/