The Patent and Trademark Administrator will provide secretarial support to attorneys and technical specialists related to the patent prosecution process including: assisting with preparing applications, responses and other patent prosecution documents for filing with the Portuguese (INPI) and European Patent Office (EPO) and reporting filings to clients; monitoring, processing, and assisting with completing attorney’s dockets; preparing routine correspondence, reading and routing mail, maintaining patent files, and screening attorney’s incoming telephone calls; performing research and compiling data as requested by attorneys; and other duties as assigned.
Proficiency with MS Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent English skills is mandatory. Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects. Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and be a strong team player.
The ideal candidate will have a Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical / Chemical or Mechanical background. The role will involve a full range of patent work from drafting and prosecution through to oppositions, appeals and litigation support.
You will be joining a friendly and dynamic team committed to building and expanding the European practice in a Portuguese leading IP firm.
To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
We are looking for persons with a unique combination of scientific expertise, analytical thinking, communication skills, sociable attitude and interest in intellectual property. An excellent level of the English and Portuguese languages, oral and written is mandatory.
You should also have a genuine interest in technology, an eye for detail and an analytical mind. Work experience in industry or knowledge of the patent system is a plus but not mandatory. We are counting on you to help accomplish our vision and to bring up fresh answers to new challenges, discover how you, along with our team, can support inventors.
We are constantly increasing our standards to offer a fast, reliable and efficient IP service. To achieve all this we have the best resource of all – our team. Our vision is to become a company of true excellence that complies with high quality standards and empowers its team to become more knowledgeable and adaptable.
We believe in hard work, persistence, dedication, and most of all, we believe that excellent science and technology change the wold. We also believe that good people make great professionals. If you share our beliefs, join us.
We offer competitive salaries along with a comprehensive welfare package and insurance coverage. Working with Patentree will broaden and enrich your career. We offer continuous learning opportunities, designed to ensure that we all improve our skills and acquire new ones as our roles expand. We offer family-friendly benefits packages.
For applications please contact [email protected]
We are expanding and offer the chance to join a firm with professional prestige and with consistent expansion, the opportunity to work within a dynamic team, in an excellent work environment and continuous training.