Patent Attorney (Qualified/ Part Qualified)

England, Bristol / England, Derbyshire, Derby
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
31 Jul 2018
14 Aug 2018
Rolls-Royce plc
Job Type
Early Career

Do you want to work for one of the world's leading industrial technology companies?

At Rolls-Royce, innovation is in our DNA. We pioneer integrated power and propulsion solutions across multiple markets. We embrace the power of data and technology and we aim to be Digital First in everything we do.

As a Patent Attorney, you'll play a key part in this mission. In these high-profile roles you will work in collaboration with our highly collegiate and entrepreneurial leaders and inventors across our digital, electrical and mechanical teams to ensure strategic patent protection of our commercially valuable technologies.

Within our innovation driven organisation the pace of technological advancement continues to quicken and this, coupled with our strong IP-Centric culture, has led to significant growth in our patent portfolio. Our aim is to find qualified or part qualified patent attorneys who have a background in physics, electrical or mechanical engineering to work in our growing IP team that has a tremendous reputation and an eminent position within Rolls-Royce.

Preferred location is Derby, however Bristol will also be considered. All roles are highly flexible.

Key Accountabilities:

Closely collaborate with our innovators to find opportunities for patent protection and make decisions on patentability options

Prepare and file high quality patent applications

Perform or direct the prosecution of patent applications using internal or external agents to ensure commercially valuable patents are obtained

Analyse third party patents and portfolios and engage and advise business leaders as to how to the IP position of Rolls-Royce may be enhanced

Education Level/Qualifications

Qualified or part qualified patent attorney with a background in physics, electronics, mathematics, electrical or mechanical engineering.

Ability to understand complex technical subjects and distil core concepts. Clearly describe technical processes and products in precise legal terms.

Ability to take a patent specification and understand, articulate and advise on how it affects Rolls-Royce.

Think creatively, strategically and take initiative.

We offer excellent development prospects, along with a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, childcare vouchers, employee support assistance and employee discounts.

Pioneer the performance of the future. Join us and you'll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.

Beyond tomorrow.

We are an equal opportunities employer

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