Patent Searcher / IP Analyst (UK-wide)

Job details

Reference 090721PSUK
Job Type Permanent
Location United Kingdom
Salary 0
Date Posted 09/07/2021

Job description

*Currently confidential, please get in touch* (Flexible according to experience)

*This is a home-working role, so you may be based anywhere in the UK*

This is a leader in Intellectual Property solutions services that cover most continents with dedicated on-site teams and scalable global knowledge centres in The Americas, Europe and Asia.

They are in need of an experienced Patent Searcher to join their growing business and work alongside the company's varied and dynamic client base, plus assisting Europe's Head of IP R&D Solution Delivery and Service Design. They are continually winning new clients and the workload demands the hiring of an additional searcher, there will be some client liaising involved but this is not a selling position.

There is emphasis on FMCG and Consumer Package Goods (CPG) clients. Ideally you will have a technical background or experience that will lend itself to food sciences or similar.

Key Responsibilities (include but are not limited to): 

- Defining the search strategy (databases, classes and codes, keywords and indexing) and conducting patent searches including clearance (freedom to operate), patentability, and opposition / validity searches. 

- Reviewing and analysing the search results and presenting deliverables to enable assessments.

- Supporting searches for due diligence for M&A for new brand acquisitions if and when.

- Supporting other IP-related information searches as required.

- Responsibility for maintaining the company's tools and resources.

- Keeping up to date with developments in the patent information field and providing recommendations for the searching tools and resources to be used internally.


Experience and Qualifications:

- Ideally you will have a technical background or experience that will lend itself to food sciences or similar.

- Experience with major patent related databases and hosts e.g PatBase, STN, Questel, and have proven experience in the patent searcher field.

- Previous experience as an EPO examiner would be highly desirable.

- Excellent soft skills, articulation skills, listening skills, team-playing skills and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to work under pressure with a proven track record to deliver against objectives.

- Ability to work across cross cultural teams (prior experience of this would be desirable).

If you are interested then please apply or get in touch to discuss further!

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Apply via this advert or email:- arthur@caseltonclark.co.uk - or - call:- +44 (0)20 8076 8393

Caselton Clark are an Intellectual Property agency based in London. We work in partnership with the Perry Clayman Employment Agency on vacancies in the UK and across Europe.

For our latest vacancies please visit www.caseltonclark.co.uk or contact us on +44 (0)20 8076 8393.

Contact Details
This vacancy was posted by Stephen Gill who can be contacted on 020 8076 8393.

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