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Our standards are high, but we offer the right candidates stimulating work, excellent professional development and early responsibility. We are a friendly firm and we take pride in our professional, encouraging and supportive culture.

Location: London or Farnham

Role type: Trainee Patent Attorney

Perm/temp: Permanent

Full/part time: Full time

Listed: 6 January 2020

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Trainee Patent Attorney / Technical Assistant - (Communications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Physics)

Applications for trainee positions starting in Autumn 2020 are now closed. The application process for trainee positions for Autumn 2021 will run from September 2020 until January 2021. 


We accept applications for Trainee Patent Attorney / Technical Assistant positions from candidates with a background in Communications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence or Physics.


Working within Maucher Jenkins' well established Patents team at our London or Surrey (Farnham) office, as a Trainee or “Technical Assistant”, all necessary training will be provided to lead to full qualification as a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney. You will be given early responsibility within Maucher Jenkins’ encouraging and supportive work environment, you will work with interesting and experienced Partners and colleagues, providing the highest quality of service to our impressive client base.


The right candidate will be a self-starter who likes working as part of a team. You will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to work effectively with our national and international client base; you will have strong time management and organisational skills; and will be able to demonstrate dedication to providing excellence to our clients.


Due to the high academic requirements for this opportunity, only graduates with a minimum 2:1 degree with honours will be considered. A PhD, research and/or experience in industry would be an advantage, however this is not essential. We are also keen to hear from candidates with Chinese or German language skills.


We offer a competitive salary and attractive bonus scheme.


The application process for candidates wanting to join Maucher Jenkins as a Trainee Patent Attorney in Autumn 2021 will run from September 2020 to 5th January 2021.


No enquiries from agencies, please.


Please submit your CV and covering letter to careers@maucherjenkins.com, or complete the form "apply online" on this page.



Please find more information on becoming a Trainee Patent Attorney in our Graduate Recruitment Brochure

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