Engineer your future: Become a Trainee Patent Attorney Today!

Company: Carpmaels & Ransford
 London Office – Hybrid Working
Role: Trainee Patent Attorney
Salary: Competitive
Department: Engineering & Tech
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Start Date: September 2024

Are you looking for a career that allows you to apply the scientific and technical knowledge gained from your degree in a legal and commercial environment? 

About the Company

Established 250 years ago, Carpmaels & Ransford is a top European intellectual property law firm. They are trusted advisors to huge range of world class companies and brands and have been recognised as a pioneer in handling intellectual property for over 200 years. They have an award-winning team of life scientists, engineers, and regulatory experts advising leading healthcare companies.

Recent accolades include:

  • Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year (2023 Managing IP EMEA Awards)
  • Patent Contentious Firm of the Year (2022)
  • Impact Case of the Year (2022)
  • Consistently ranked as a top-tier firm by industry directories

Why Apply?

  • Join a top-tier firm supporting STEM graduates to qualify as UK and European patent attorneys.
  • Opportunities in Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Engineering & Tech practice groups.
  • The Engineering & Tech team works with leading companies in various sectors, including surgical devices, lasers, contact lenses, energy tech, drones, and drug delivery systems.
  • Gain experience in large due diligence projects and global patent strategies.
  • Renowned training programme with strong support for obtaining UK and EQE qualifications.
  • Work in a team filled with passionate people who think creatively, enjoy a challenge and work collaboratively.

Who Can Apply?

  • Bachelors and Masters Degree (minimum 2:1 or equivalent) in: Computer Science Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, General Engineering/Physics (with an electrical or electronics focus)
  • Strong A Levels (typically 3 at grade A or equivalent).
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Skills in analysing and conceptualising complex matters.
  • Passion for problem-solving.
  • Strong time management and organisation skills.
  • Effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.

Note: We are not currently seeking applications from individuals with mechanical or aeronautical engineering backgrounds.

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