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Patents Associate

About you

  • A qualified solicitor with 1-5 year’s PQE
  • Preferably 50% of post-qualified experience consists of patent work
  • A scientific background is an advantage
  • Commercial focused and good business development skills

The opportunity

  • The chance to work within a global law firm
  • Working with an international Patents group, which is recognised as one of the largest and the best in Europe

The role

  • The work is primarily contentious, consisting of High Court patent litigation and advising clients pre-action (potential non-contentious work for the right candidate).
  • Typically, patent litigation work is in the life sciences, electronics/telecoms and mechanical/engineering.
  • The majority of work will be patents-related, but there is opportunity to assist in other technical matters/disputes
  • The role involves client care and contact as well as conducting meetings independently
  • You will be expected to be the primary point of contact when liaising with experts on contentious matters, along with partners/associates from other departments

If you're interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact for a confidential discussion.

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