Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant
An excellent opportunity has arisen at a top tier intellectual property firm for an IP Assistant with German Language skills.
The firm are top tier in the UK and have an international presence in Europe. They are highly ranked in a number of their practice areas and a number of their partners are leading individuals. They boast an impressive client base of technology, pharmaceutical, aerospace and media companies.
You will be supporting the patent and trademark attorneys ensuring that all IP documentation is completed and filed on time and in the correct jurisdictions. Day to day duties will include:
- Proofreading applications ensuring all information is correct
- Filing applications in all relevant jurisdictions
- Managing renewals and processing payments
- Managing all incoming documents and correspondence
- Drafting reports of due dates and estimates of renewal costs
- Liaising with fee earners, external vendors and clients
Experience in a similar IP firm in a formalities role would be ideal, however the firm are open to applications from law grads or science graduates with a real interest in a career in Intellectual Property as an IP Assistant.
Key skills required are:
- Fluent/Native/Bilingual German
- Exceptional attention to detail
- Strong organisational skills
There is a solid path of progression as an Intellectual Property Assistant. The firm will sponsor you through the CIPA Certificate so you can become qualified, and there is excellent progression through to senior clerk, team leader, supervisor, and manager level. At manager level you can look forward to working on interesting projects, a high level of client contact and managing a team.
Salary banding is £24-28k depending on experience. On top of this there is a Christmas bonus, private medical, pension, and discounted gym membership and discounts for a number of restaurants and retailers.
Send your CV through today to be considered for this IP Assistant position. If you are a law or science graduate please provide a short paragraph about why you are interested in a career as an IP Assistant.
Lunaria Partners are advertising this intellectual property IP assistant role on behalf of our client. We strive to respond to all applications but due to the volume received, this isn't always possible. If you have not heard from us in 7 days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.