Patent Secretary

Strictly Recruitment
London (Greater)
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Patent Secretary - Legal

We have an opening for a Patent Secretary to join one of Europes most renowned IP specialists. This role is one of the most interesting on the market at the moment. This is a chance to join a fantastic and hungry team where your career can be taken to new heights. If you are looking for a new and exciting opportunity to join a top IP firm this is a great opportunity for you.

Patent Secretary - Legal

Standard hours of 9am to 5pm

Do you have 4+years experience within Patents?

Do you want to work for an impressive and established law firm?

Patent Secretary - Legal

Duties include:

* Preparing standard EPO letters and client reporting letters without instruction, for Rules 161/162, 71(3), 70(2), 94(3), inventor address, search reports, abandoning applications, extension of time, etc.
* Photocopying, scanning, emailing and faxing correspondence and other documents
* Arranging meetings with reception, including location, refreshments, laptop and projector - both internal and external
* Liaising with clients directly and taking detailed telephone messages
* Providing cover in other secretaries’ absence
* Preparing various forms for European and GB Patents: Form 1200, Request for Grant (Form 1001), Designation of Inventor (Form 1002), PCT Request (Form 101), Notice of Opposition (Form 2300), GB Patent Forms 1, 7, 9a and 10, and when necessary Powers of Attorney and Authorisation Forms, etc. Using Epoline as necessary
* Sending out assignment documents and forwarding on communications from foreign attorneys
* Constantly prioritising workload
* Liaising with other departments and fee earners
* Attending team meetings and practice group meetings
* Supporting additional project work

You will need:

* A minimum of four years experience as a patent secretary
* Preferably CIPA qualified
* Flexible and able to work as part of a team
* Excellent communication skills
* Organised and able to prioritise
* Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
* Have the ability to type min 70 wpm

If this sounds like you and you – please apply today

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