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Biotechnology Patent Attorney - Qualified/Part-Qualified

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  • Qualified/Part-Qualified Biotechnology Patent Attorney with experience drafting and prosecuting biotech patent applications, strong academic background in biochemistry, immunology or molecular biology, knowledge of EPO and PCT procedures, understanding of IP and regulatory data protection, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong time management and organizational skills, problem-solving abilities, and an interest in coaching and mentoring.
  • The Biotech Patent Attorney at Carpmaels & Ransford will be responsible for providing legal support and advice to leading biotechnology companies, handling contentious matters including oppositions, appeals, and litigation support, and leveraging their deep sector expertise to ensure commercially focused outcomes.

Graduate Job

Legal, ScienceLondon


  • We have ongoing opportunities for exceptional part-qualified or qualified patent attorneys to join our Biotech team.


  • Part or full qualification in the UK and EQE exams.
  • Experience of and willingness to work in a broad spectrum of biotechnology work.
  • Experience of drafting, filing and prosecuting EPO and PCT applications.
  • Experience of filing and prosecution of EPO applications involving biotechnological subject matter, including a familiarity with sequence listings and deposit requirements.
  • An excellent academic background ideally with an emphasis on biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, or genetic engineering.
  • An appreciation of how IP and regulatory data protection impact the life cycle of a product.
  • An excellent command of both written and spoken English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • An innate interest in the world of business as well as the IP profession.
  • A passion and aptitude for problem-solving.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • An interest in coaching, guiding and mentoring trainees as appropriate.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • ​​​​​​​The Biotech team supports some of the world’s leading biotechnology companies across the full spectrum of biotechnologies from diagnostics to therapeutics including platform and manufacturing technologies. We’re chosen by industry leaders for our deep sector expertise and unrivalled track record. Our work is commercially focussed, and most is contentious in nature. We are regularly instructed in multi-party oppositions, appeals and litigation support.


Work type

Full time

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Application deadline

Apr 19, 2024