Patent Secretary

£43k - 50k per year + Bonus Scheme
05 Jul 2024
02 Aug 2024
Antony Setford
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Full Time

We’re currently on the lookout for a dynamic and skilled Patent Secretary to join the team of one of our prestigious clients, a leading intellectual property (IP) firm renowned for its innovation and excellence in the field. This is a fantastic chance for someone with a passion for IP law and a desire to contribute to the success of inventors and creators worldwide.

As a Patent Secretary, you'll play a crucial role in supporting the firm's patent attorneys. Your expertise will be essential in managing the intricacies of patent documentation, filing processes, and client communication. This position requires a keen eye for detail, exceptional organisational skills, and a thorough understanding of patent law procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing, filing, and managing patent applications and correspondence with clients and patent offices
  • Scheduling and managing the calendars of patent attorneys, ensuring all deadlines are met efficiently
  • Maintaining accurate records and databases for all patent-related documentation
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports and presentations for clients
  • Managing billing and invoicing related to patent applications and other services


  • At least 3 years of experience as a Patent Secretary, preferably within an IP firm or legal department
  • Experience with Inprotech is advantageous
  • A solid understanding of patent filing procedures and intellectual property law
  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in MS Office and experience with legal management software
  • A proactive, team-oriented approach, with a high level of professional integrity
  • Good academic qualifications


  • Career Growth – Our client is committed to the professional development of the team, offering opportunities for growth, and learning within the IP field
  • Competitive Package – Attractive salary and benefits package, designed to attract and retain top talent
  • Innovative Culture – Join a team that values innovation and is always looking for ways to improve and excel
  • Collaborative Environment – Work in a supportive, team-oriented environment where your contributions are truly valued

Apply online or contact Antony Setford at G2 Legal for immediate consideration.

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