Patent Attorney

Job Description

Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Negotiable + Excellent Benefits

This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious Patent Attorney to move inhouse with an exciting Tech Start-Up in the heart of London.

Their journey to date has been incredibly successful, from partnering with a leading University before becoming venture backed; where they are now in a position to achieve their strategic growth plan.

The Business

The founders are some of the most creative minds and exceptional talent in AI, who have partnered together to focus on Image Compression technology.

Their product and findings will be implemented into rapidly expanding industries, making them highly sought after and the need for the drafting of these patents.

They are a progressive start-up who have built significant momentum and show no signs of stopping, you will find a driven tech team who are truly passionate about the industry and the work they do.

Their roots stem from recognition for their work, winning awards and grants before receiving significant financial backing through investors; this has allowed them to focus on future growth making now a very exciting time to join.

The culture is energetic! They are strong believers that the work they do will bring important changes to the industry, everyone in the business is playing their part to drive research forward so they are seeking a Patent Attorney who is passionate about Tech/ Software/ AI, working in synergy with the tech team and founders.

The Role

This Tech Start Up are seeking a Patent Attorney to join their team in London

This is their first Inhouse Legal hire, which will focus on drafting patents, meanwhile looking at IP Strategy and the scalability of their technology IP department. Key responsibilities in this role include:

* Drafting provisional patents, PCT applications and US patents.
* Creating IP infrastructure and build processes
* Advising on IP strategy

The role is fast faced, working in synergy with the tech team, whilst you will be responsible for working autonomously in Patent work, you must also be a team player invested in the overall success of the business.

This role is well suited to an ambitious Patent Attorney with solid experience working with highly complex software patents.

There is already further growth planned, so you will be responsible for building the inhouse Legal team over time; inline with the wider business. With this comes excellent further progression prospects.


* You will be a qualified UK/ EU Qualified Patent Attorney with 2 PQE +
* Experience working in US jurisdiction (no need to be US Patent Agent or US Qualified)
* Proven experience with complex and complicated software patents.
* A PhD degree in Mathematics or Physics, Mech Engineering etc
* Previous experience in/ or a keen interest in Tech/ Software/ AI

On Offer:

* A competitive market salary
* Benefits Package
* Further internal progression
* Flexible working
* Equity (multiple share options)

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