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Patents Associate

Posted 16 April by Interlink Talent Solutions
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Salary icon £125,000 per annum
Location icon London , South East England

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This is an exciting opportunity for an Associate to join the IP practice of a prestigious international law firm to play a key role in building their patent practice.

You would join a team which is ranked in Managing IP’s 'IP STARS’, IAM Patent 1000 and would work with team members who are recognised as leading individuals in the IP field.

About the Team

  • You would be part of a team which works across transaction, advisory and litigation matters.
  • Also, the team have considerable experience advising clients on both domestic and international issues, including cross-border matters.
  • The team advises on the full spectrum of IP rights: patents, copyright, database rights, trade marks, designs, domain names and confidential information (including trade secrets)
  • They have particular strengths in life sciences and in the consumer/retail brand sector.

The firm are seeking a candidate who has gained a broad knowledge of and experience in patent disputes, from a firm with a highly regarded patent practice.

Main Responsibilities

  • You will be expected to advise primarily on both contentious and non-contentious patent matters arising for the most part in the technology and life sciences sectors. (there will also be an opportunity to also advise on non-patent matters across the wider IP practice)
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable being part of a team advising clients who operate in technically complex industries and will be able to apply their patent knowledge to advise clients in an efficient and commercial way.

Attributes/Skills Required

  • A minimum of 4 years post qualification experience in a leading patent litigation team in private practice.
  • Experience in taking ownership of a matter, including in relation to technical expertise and client service.
  • An aptitude and responsibility for all aspects of financial management on matters with a business savvy and commercial approach.
  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice would be an asset.

If you are 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 resume, transcript and writing sample.Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Elliott Dymond for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful.

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