Trainee Patent Attorney, EIP HealthTech, London


2021 training vacancy with one of EIP's newest teams.

Following the appointment of Gareth Probert in 2020, we are looking for a trainee patent attorney for our new and growing division focused on the medical device and healthcare sectors.

Leveraging existing direct client experience and significant client care skills, we are breaking into new markets with new clients. Typically, these clients are innovation-rich, medical device and healthcare manufacturers. We are well placed to take advantage of this push for progress with our combined expertise in engineering, chemistry and biotechnology allowing us to deliver flexible and class-leading IP solutions to clients in this area.

Full training to become a qualified patent attorney will be given, supported by formal and unstructured learning. Additionally, this role will allow the trainee attorney exposure to a broader range of work than might be typical within a training position. Here is a great opportunity for a trainee attorney to cut their teeth in the IP profession whilst being guided and mentored by a leading partner in this area of work.

We now seek to appoint a trainee patent attorney with academic experience in chemistry, materials, biomaterials or a related field. You will have an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in a relevant field. Effective communication skills, an aptitude for problem-solving and the ability to think on your feet are essential skills.

Those trainee attorneys who have been most successful at EIP have been able to demonstrate:

- Appropriate professional attitude (e.g. personable, prepared, flexible and enthusiastic);

- Excellent academic background;

- Strong analytical skills; Strong presentation skills;

- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;

- The ability to demonstrate initiative and the ability to act independently.

Full academic and professional support ensures EIP is training the Intellectual Property stars of tomorrow. Come and be a part of it.

For more information on this position please contact Chris Ball, Head of Talent Acquisition via or apply here.

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We're always searching for the best people.

We have an inclusive flexible working policy that includes part-time and/or flexible hours as well as working remotely and/or from home.

Our modern systems have allowed us to adapt effortlessly to the changing nature of today’s working practices. At EIP, our strong focus on collaboration ensures that even when we’re working apart we’re still together.

Please note that due to the large volume of applications we receive (both for active roles and on a speculative basis), and whilst we endeavour to reply to each application, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

The exception to this is trainee patent attorney recruitment which is a rolling process and we may revisit CVs received longer than 4 weeks ago. We typically will only contact those who we are looking to put into process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team via with any questions about your application.

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