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Trainee Patent Attorney – Engineering & Tech (Computer Science/Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Software Engineering) (2024 start date)

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  • You must have a minimum 2:1 degree or PhD in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related fields for a Trainee Patent Attorney role in Engineering & Tech at Carpmaels & Ransford. No mechanical or aeronautical engineering backgrounds needed. Join us in 2024!
  • You will qualify as a patent attorney specializing in engineering & tech, handling diverse projects from surgical devices to drones, advising on IP risks & opportunities, and receiving extensive support for UK and EQE qualifications.

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  • Each year, we recruit a number of exceptional STEM graduates, supporting them through to qualification as a UK and European patent attorney. As a new trainee, you’ll join a practice group relevant to your subject of study. Opportunities exist within our Chemistry, Biotechnology and Engineering & Tech practice groups.


  • We're looking for exceptional graduates who possess a strong first degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent) or PhD in the following areas:
  • Electronics
  • Electrical engineering
  • General engineering (with a substantial electrical or electronics focus)
  • Computer science
  • Software engineering
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Physics (with an electrical or electronics leaning or special interest)
  • Please note that we are not currently seeking applications from individuals with mechanical or aeronautical engineering backgrounds.

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


  • As a trainee in our Engineering & Tech practice group, you will have the opportunity to qualify as a UK and European patent attorney. The team brings together experts from a wide range of fields, representing some of the world’s leading companies. Their expertise spans a variety of engineering and tech sectors, ranging from surgical devices to lasers, from contact lenses to energy technologies, and from drones to drug delivery systems.
  • The team is regularly called upon to take on large due diligence projects for new technologies or acquisitions, when commercially relevant advice is sought on IP risks and opportunities. Many of the team have extensive experience of patenting computer software and related issues, and they are regularly asked to take over demanding cases that are critical to clients’ global patent strategies.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity put your degree to good use in a rewarding and intellectually stimulating profession. With a renowned training programme, we offer exceptional support for obtaining UK and EQE qualifications and beyond.


Work type

Full time

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