Biotechnology Patent Attorney – Law Firm – London, United Kingdom

Fellows and Associates (on behalf of a client) is seeking a Biotechnology Patent Attorney to work in London, UK.

Not satisfied with passing the US patent bar and qualifying as an attorney? Why not move overseas to further your experience?

We are working with a leading British and international intellectual property specialist legal firm who wish to grow their UK team with a hire from the USA.

The firm are rapidly growing their biotechnology practice which is already well-established, high profile and successful. Due to a significant uptick in work, this will be an excellent time to join them as opportunities for career advancement are likely due to both demographic and commercial factors. There is a rich diet of work, a few examples include: immunology, oncolytic viruses, gene technologies, neurodegenerative disease diagnostics, nucleic acid or peptide detection-based diagnostics, next generation sequencing, RNAi and CRISPR.

Appropriate candidates will have had a few years’ experience working as a Patent Attorney so will be very comfortable with drafting and prosecution. Beyond that, a desire to aid in the development of the practice by fostering new client relationships and building on existing ones will be beneficial. You will have a relevant scientific undergraduate and/or postgraduate academic background (i.e. biology, biochemistry and related areas).

The firm will arrange for a UK employment visa if you are offered the post and aid in the relocation process. They have well thought out hybrid working policies and a well-defined career development structure. Work-life balance is important to the them so you should have plenty of time to explore the country with flexibility and paid vacation days. In terms of remuneration the firm are highly competitive within the UK and European market and will discuss with you an appropriate equivalent level for you to join the practice.

For more information or to apply for this role please send an email to or telephone +44 20 7903 5019.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: London, United Kingdom