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Graduate Job Trainee Patent Attorney (Electronics)

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J339
Salary: £24,500  

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Patents and trademarks are used by a large range of industries to ensure that their brands and new innovations are protected. This is a great career for engineers and scientists looking to work in a corporate environment with varied projects and client contact.

What do we do?

We are one of the leading firms of specialist patent and trade mark attorneys in Europe, with 150 years’ experience in all aspects of Intellectual Property law. Our clients range from the IP departments of multinational companies to the owners of small firms and private individuals.

Where do you come in?

You will work closely with company directors on varied projects. Some of your duties will include: 

  • Discussing inventions and processes with inventors or manufacturers and ascertaining whether they are likely to succeed in being granted patents
  • Studying and analysing technical documents including previously published patent documents to assess in what ways an invention is new and innovative
  • Advising on chances of success and predicted legal costs
  • Preparing responses to reports from patent examiners
  • Dealing with patent licence negotiations.  

We will support you as you work towards your professional qualifications in Intellectual Property law.

What do you need to demonstrate?

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Electronic Engineering and will have achieved a 2:1 classification or above.

They will have strong A-Level results (minimum of BBB). They will be lively, professional and enthusiastic with a willingness to learn and to work towards a professional qualification.

How do you apply?

Interviews will be conducted with the firm’s Partners in December and January. Please apply as soon as possible by sending your CV. You will be contacted to arrange a telephone interview if you have been successful.

If you are successful we will be legally required to ensure you are eligible to work in the UK. Before you apply please check your eligibility.

All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates. We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring to their business.

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Location: London (inner and outer)

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