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Biotech and Pharma Patent Attorney



Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified patent attorney to join the rapidly growing Life Sciences, Pharma and Healthcare Group within the Chemistry and Life Sciences team at Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP, based in our London office but other HLK office locations will be considered for the correct candidate.

This opportunity will suit an attorney eager to handle a variety of life sciences technologies and work types across the patent lifespan for a range of different clients. The successful candidate will enjoy exposure to a range of technologies, direct client contact and the opportunity to develop their skills by working with highly experienced Partners in a collaborative, professional international firm.

The successful candidate will need to have:

• A broad range of professional experience handling varied technologies in the life sciences, biotechnology and pharma sectors

• A strong commitment to quality

• EP qualified (dual EP/UK qualified preferred)

• Applications from exceptional finals standard candidates would be considered

• Strong communication skills with a desire to delight clients

• An understanding of how IP fits into a clients’ business

This role will involve a varied caseload embracing technologies to suit the technical background and experience of the successful candidate, including antibody-based therapeutics, cell and gene therapies, small molecule pharmaceuticals, proteolysis targeting chimeras (PROTACs), biologics, biomarkers, cancer therapeutics and pro-drugs, DNA editing, DNA sequencing, immunology, stem cell technologies and food technologies.

We are an IP firm with a real personality, providing a full-service IP offering to a diverse client base. At HLK our success is built on exceptional client service and our strong collaborative culture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, transparent career progression opportunities, supportive working environment and stimulating work for prominent UK and international clients. As a firm we value a healthy work-life balance and maintain a friendly and supportive working environment for all our colleagues, as such applications from candidates wanting a part-time role would be considered.

To find out more about Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP visit our website at https://www.hlk-ip.com/. If you think this opportunity is for you or would like to learn more about the HLK and the role, please contact Sue Antoine (SAntoine@hlk-ip.com). We’re happy to receive applications via online submission or by sending your CV and covering letter in confidence to Sue Antione.

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