Trainee Patent Attorney - High-Tech Engineering Specialist - Bath (2020 start)
2020 training vacancy for EIP Digital in the Bath office.
EIP is a forward-thinking Intellectual Property firm and one of the fastest growing legal practices in the UK; it has expanded internationally via the opening of offices in the USA and Dusseldorf (Germany). It enjoys an excellent reputation for providing IP services primarily in niche specialisms and was the first firm in the UK to incorporate patent attorneys and IP litigation solicitors in a combined partnership.
EIP has a practice which has been built upon a balanced diet of direct client and foreign associate work, with a client base which includes major mobile phone companies, universities, financial institutions, software developers and venture-capital-funded companies in Silicon Valley in the US. With offices nationally, our business come to us by recommendation from existing clients and on the strength of our reputation.
EIP Digital, the high-tech division of EIP, is a class-leading electronics practice group with a number of directory-listed partners and a portfolio of high-profile clients. We have a need to recruit up to four highly skilled trainee patent attorneys, including one in Bath, with experience in digital signal processing, semiconductors, software, communication technologies and image processing. Typically, candidates will have completed an electronic engineering, physics or related degree and either a Masters or PhD in addition.
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.