Graduate Trainee Patent Attorney - 2019 - Electronics

Confidential Company
London (Greater)
Competitive salary
24 Sep 2018
13 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Trainee Patent Attorney - 2019 – Electronics
London, SE1

The opportunity 

Our client is looking for bright and curious minds to join their firm's Electronics team in September 2019 as Graduate Trainee Patent Attorneys. 

You will be well supported through your training programme to qualify as a Patent Attorney in both the UK and Europe within the strongest group of specialist attorneys in private practice in the UK. 

Apply now to join our client in their London office and discover why a career as a Patent Attorney is a fantastic use of your academic training. Our client also welcomes applications for positions within their Leamington Spa and Sheffield offices. 

Who our client is looking for 

Applicants should have a strong degree (2:1 or above at undergraduate level as a minimum) in an Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or similar discipline, and will be able to demonstrate a passion for technology that goes well beyond the academic. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to grasp new technical concepts. You should feel confident communicating effectively with clients and staff of all levels. 

What the firm has to offer 

An excellent salary is on offer from the offset, as well as a discretionary Christmas bonus and the firm’s full package of employee benefits which includes their healthcare cash plan, holiday buy/sell scheme, a generous sabbatical policy, and more. 

Qualification as a Chartered UK & European Patent Attorney involves passing several sets of examinations, and our client provides a comprehensive package of support for their Trainees through the process. They will pay for you to attend courses, lectures, and tutorials which are organised by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA). In addition to this, they have their own in-house tutorial system to prepare Trainees for both the UK and European qualifying exams. Our client’s patent professionals know how to help and you won't be on your own. 

The main focus of training, however, is exposure to a great variety of work on actual live cases under the supervision of a qualified Attorney. Our client gives their trainees real responsibility early on, and you should expect to be making a significant contribution to client work within the first year. 

Why chooseour client? 

The firm’s Electronics, Computing & Physics practice group is the largest in Europe and they are going from strength to strength. Our client’s team works across a hugely diverse span of technologies, from including telecommunications network and systems providers, and integrated circuit design companies, to medical equipment manufacturers, computer systems providers, and aerospace and avionics manufacturers. 

The clients that the firm works with and the places they work in are just as diverse. You will find our client in the US, Japan, the EU, Malaysia and Australia, partnering global businesses, start-ups and SMEs. They also work with a number of UK universities. 

Attorneys' focus is on building strong partnerships with clients – visiting them regularly, getting to know their business, seeking to understand how best to protect the fruits of their developments and how to ensure that IP protection genuinely adds value to their organisation. 

It's an inventive and inspiring environment that is as diverse as it is intellectually challenging. This is a place for ambitious and curious people who are passionate about the new, and about making today's pioneering inventions tomorrow's life-changing reality. 

Why choose a career as a Patent Attorney? 

A career in the Patent profession offers a unique platform to put your technical expertise into practice in a commercial environment. Long-term career prospects are fantastic, and our client prides themselves on their employees' work-life balance: realistic business targets mean that you will have time for a life outside of the office. 

You'll be recognised as the expert in the specialist area you have trained in at University, as well as gaining exposure to other areas within the field by working collaboratively with colleagues. This profession is rewarding and intellectually stimulating in equal measure and our client wants you to join them to find out why. 

If this sounds like the graduate opportunity you're looking for, apply online now. 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 11th November 2018. 

Our client’s application form is online and your progress will be saved once you have started the application, allowing you to make edits prior to submitting if you wish to. 

Candidates who meet shortlisting requirements will be asked to undertake an online General Intelligence Analysis assessment which our client will use to aid their sifting process. 

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