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Pharmaceuticals Patent Attorney - Qualified/Part-Qualified

💼 Graduate Job

London

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  • Part-qualified UK and EQE exams, 3 years of post-qualification experience, broad chemical/pharmaceutical work, drafting/filing/prosecuting, EPO opposition/appeal knowledge, excellent academic background, commercial mindset, strong language/interpersonal skills, excellent time management/organizational skills, interest in business and coaching, problem-solving ability, keen attention to detail.
  • The candidate will protect groundbreaking research in pharmaceuticals and other chemical fields, handling contentious cases including oppositions and litigation support, as well as regulatory issues.

Graduate Job

Legal, ScienceLondon

Description

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

Requirements

  • Part-qualification in the UK and EQE exams through to 3 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Management of a broad spectrum of chemical and/or pharmaceutical work.
  • Experience of drafting, filing and prosecuting EPO and PCT applications.
  • An understanding of EPO opposition and appeal procedure, and preferably some experience of contentious oral proceedings, although not necessarily in a speaking role.
  • An excellent academic background ideally with an emphasis on organic chemistry or pharmaceutical subject matter.
  • A sense of commerciality: 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, and 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

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Legal
Science

Responsibilities

  • The Chemistry team supports some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and chemical companies and research institutions. We help protect research on ground-breaking therapeutics and their delivery, as well as exciting technologies in the fields of polymer chemistry, catalysts, batteries, metallurgy, nanotechnology, cleantech, electrochemistry, petrochemicals, cosmetics, surfactants and food chemistry.
  • Our work is commercially focussed, and most is contentious in nature. We are regularly instructed in multi-party oppositions and litigation support, as well as SPCs and associated regulatory issues including data protection and orphan exclusivities.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Application deadline

Apr 19, 2024

Location

London