Patent Paralegal/Administrator

  • Negotiable
  • Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Permanent

Our client, a high-profile firm of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys has capacity in their Oxford office to welcome a Patent Paralegal/Administrator. Reporting to and managed by the Paralegal Services Manager, this really is a defining role if you are seeking a new home in which to place your IP skills, talent and enthusiasm.

Ideally, you'll be CIPA qualified Patent Paralegal/Administrator and IT savvy with a working knowledge of Inprotech, keen to learn new systems and procedures, however, candidates with strong transferable skills who work in a legal or other professional services environment will also be warmly considered. The crux of this team-oriented position is to work alongside and fully support 2 Patent Partners and their Technical Assistants across a variety of tasks, a few of which include: maintaining patent records, obtaining information from IP related websites such at the EPO, preparing client reports, updating and monitoring recordals. Other responsibilities require you to maintain fee earners diaries, arrange travel itineraries and prepare invoices. Immersed in the formalities of an IP life cycle, being organised and efficient to ensure that all processes run optimally is vital.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are key here, you'll be client facing, dealing with enquiries, providing varied information and updates to ensure that their service and experience is first rate. In return, your professional development and well-being will be supported within this progressive and friendly environment.

If you would like to discuss this outstanding Patent Paralegal/Administrator opportunity or would simply value some insight into the current IP market, then Tim Brown would be pleased to help on 0113 467 9798 or

Tim Brown Executive Consultant

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