Qualified/Part Qualified Patent Attorney – Chemistry

Job Reference: 00028

Location: London

Closing Date: Not Specified

Job Start Date: Not Specified

Salary: Not Specified

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

Practice Group / Department: Chemistry

Hours of work: Not Specified

Carpmaels & Ransford is renowned as a leader in the European IP market, with a rich 200-year heritage in the patent profession blended with a modern reputation for innovation in IP.

We are offering an opportunity for a part-qualified or qualified patent attorney within our Chemistry practice group. The group supports some of the world’s leading chemical and consumer companies and research institutions protecting exciting and cutting edge technologies in the fields of polymer chemistry, catalysts, batteries, metallurgy, nanotechnology, cleantech, electrochemistry, petrochemicals, surfactants and food chemistry. You may also have the opportunity to work with our Pharmaceuticals or Engineering practice groups.

Those joining our team will have:

Successful candidates will benefit from:

  • Up to 3 years post-qualification experience
  • Diverse chemistry work, including EPO opposition and appeal work
  • Management of a broad spectrum of chemical work, particularly industrial process chemistry and speciality chemicals
  • A supportive and sociable team-based working environment
  • Experience of drafting, filing and prosecuting EPO and PCT applications
  • Exceptional training for UK and EQE qualifications and beyond
  • Experience of EPO oppositions and appeal work preferable
  • A wide variety of interesting work for a broad range of clients
  • Excellent academic background ideally with an emphasis on organic chemistry
  • Excellent remuneration and benefits package
  • An excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • A range of sports, clubs and charity initiatives sponsored by the firm
  • Ability to analyse and conceptualise complex matters
  • Central London location
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Excellent time management skills
  • An innate interest in the world of business as well as the IP profession
  • A passion and aptitude for problem solving


  • Keen eye for detail



























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