Patent Secretary

Dawn Ellmore Employment
29 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity to join a fantastic IP firm in the heart of Cambridge has arisen. Our client are seeking an experienced Patent Secretary with a minimum of 12 months experience to join their fast paced, fun and thriving patent department. You will be primarily supporting 2 attorneys but assisting with the wider group of attorneys, with all things secretarial, where necessary. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator (written & verbal), an exceptional typist with experience of copy and audio typing and will have a proactive approach to their work. Whether you have current IP experience, or have previous experience – they will both be considered.

Some of the duties for this role include, but are not limited to:

·Updating and amending records accordingly on internal database

·Performing various secretarial tasks including billing, digital dictation and audio transcription typing duties

·Liaising with the records department regarding deadlines and fee earner amendments (including file openings)

·Liaising with the EPO and UKIPO regarding patent applications, deadlines, amendments and updates

·Managing travel arrangements, diary management and booking business/client meetings

You must have some patent experience, whether that be an administrator, paralegal or secretary. Being versatile and a good team player is essential here along with the flexibility of new workflows. You will be offered a great salary, working environment and career prospects at this firm.

Dawn Ellmore Employment aims to respond to all applicants, however due to the number of applications received this is regrettably not always possible. If you have not received a response within three working days, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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