We enlarge our team and open up an opportunity for a Trainee European Patent Attorney (Brussels Office) with a Master’s degree in Bio-engineering or a PhD in Cell and Gene technology. A first professional experience in industry; basic knowledge of IP Rights; perfect command of English and at least two of Dutch, French and German is expected.
We require you to possess an analytical mind, to be flexible in contact with others, to have a natural aptitude for written and oral communication including setting up comprehensive reports. You enjoy working independently on technical subject matters as well as with legal texts. Capability of planning, organising and coping with deadlines as well as an eye for detail are necessary requirements.
As a Trainee Patent Attorney, you will work under the supervision of experienced patent attorneys. They will train you to become competent to defend our clients’ interests in all intellectual property related issues, to formulate advice on the patentability of inventions, to draft patent applications and to defend them before the relevant Patent Offices.
You are supposed to team up with your colleagues to ensure the best of services for the client and to be able to see and capitalize on new business opportunities. Being active in interest groups or other business channels is an asset.
We will then be delighted to offer you a permanent full time contract with an attractive remuneration package including extra-legal advantages and upon having passed the European Qualification Examination
the possibility to become involved in partnership on a medium term.