Patent Formalities Officer - Glasgow or Edinburgh

Job Ref: Form/Pat/Gls/18

Job Type: Formalities & Renewals

Locations: Glasgow, Edinburgh

Sectors: Formalities and Renewals, Patents

The Opportunity

HGF is looking for a Patent Formalities Officer to join us in our Galsgow or Edinburgh office.  This is an opportunity for someone who enjoys being highly organised and methodical in their approach to work.  This role involves working with many different clients whose various deadlines all run at different times, so being able to plan well in advance is key to ensure none are missed.

You will provide a high quality, timely and comprehensive Patent Formalities service for HGF clients as directed by the Secretarial and Formalities Manager, and will handle a varied  portfolio. This position will suit someone who will relish the challenge of taking responsibility for your own caseload in addition to the buzz of working to tight deadlines.

You will be responsible for the filing, prosecution and renewal of Patents, as well as maintaining, monitoring and updating the Patents management system. This will involve close liaison with internal colleagues and external attorneys, clients and Patent offices throughout the world.

The candidate will have an in depth working knowledge of Patent Formalities and will have either gained or sought to gain the CIPA Administrators’ Certificate.  You will possess a proven track record of meeting deadlines and have high levels of accuracy and excellent attention to detail.

Remuneration Package

Highly competitive salary plus bonus and excellent benefits including pension, private healthcare, private dental care, 25 days holiday and a holiday purchase scheme.

About HGF

HGF Limited is one of Europe’s largest intellectual property specialist firms and one of only a few to offer a fully integrated IP solution, bringing over 160 Patent Attorneys, Trade Mark Attorneys and IP Solicitors together to provide a full-service IP solution.

We are a thriving firm with an outstanding reputation for quality of service and initiative in meeting client needs. HGF believes it achieves this by attracting and retaining the best people to deliver exceptional service to our customers.

With 13 offices across the UK & Ireland and 3 offices in mainland Europe, HGF’s Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys provide specialist technical and legal advice to blue chip organisations and small to medium businesses across the world.  Many of our clients are household names and the work HGF does allows them to protect and exploit their inventions, new products and branding. 

To Apply

If you feel you meet the above outline then we’d love to hear from you! Please contact us at providing reference Form/Pat/Gls/18

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