One of Europe’s most important and innovative intellectual property firms are recruiting a Patent Secretary to join their growing team.
This firm is at the forefront of IP across multiple sectors including life sciences, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology.
There is a broad and versatile range of responsibilities attached to this important role. The role requires you to provide the firms fee earners with secretarial support. Additional components of the role include monitoring schedules and preparing letters, scheduling meeting and diary management, as well as preparing forms for patent and design applications, liaising with clients and operating Inprotech software.
The ideal candidate for this role must be able to work effectively under pressure and manage their own workload, as well as being an excellent written and verbal communicator who can thrive working both independently and proactively as a member of a team.
Two to four years of experience as a Patent Secretary is required for this role. Being CIPA qualified would be greatly advantages as would Inprotech experience.
Monitoring schedules, dealing with cases independently
Liaising with records team to remove old prompts
Amending letters, emails, and specifications
Using Inprotech software
Preparing papers for oral proceedings
Preparing standard EPO letters and client reporting letters without instruction
Diary management for Fee Earners
Scheduling meetings and arranging all logistics
Preparing papers and presentations for meetings
Liaising with clients
Primary point of contact for Fee Earners
Publishing material on intranet
Prepare forms for UK and international patent and design applications
Ability to self-manage
Ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
Excellent organisational skills
Proactive and independent worker
Work well in a team
Excellent written and verbal communicator
Excellent problem solver
Ability to work under pressure
Strong Microsoft Office skills
CIPA qualification would be advantages
Inprotech experience would be advantages
For more information about this opening, please contact Antony Setford
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