Hiring: Trainee Patent Attorney – Engineering (Melbourne)

We are looking for a Trainee Patent Attorney – Engineering (Mechanical or Civil) in our Melbourne Office.  Applications close Monday 30 January 2012.  e-mail to: confidential@pof.com.au


Key points:

Do you have Engineering talents and a passion for Law?
Undertake your Masters in IP with full study support provided
Strong career opportunity in a national IP firm



Job description:

Calling all Engineers and/or Trainee Patent Attorneys! Are you looking to put your Engineering qualification to work in a unique, challenging and innovative way? Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick has the perfect opportunity for you!

Here at POF, we are as excited by new ideas as our clients! Our highly specialist Patent Attorneys work with clients to make an invention registrable and have it protected by our specialised IP teams. Our expert practice teams span across our offices, located in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide.

Join us to take up the chance to turn inspiration into valuable property. Your ambitious nature will see you undertake extensive and varied on the job training, whilst you embark on obtaining your Patent Attorney registration. As your career grows, your development program will see you attain business acumen and management skills. A willingness to take on “presentation” and other business development opportunities is essential and your client handling skills will ensure your success.

Strong analytical ability and good communication skills are a must along with exceptional written and verbal capabilities. Your professional and assertive approach will ensure your success within the firm.

You will be degree qualified in Mechanical or Civil Engineering, perhaps at a higher degree level and preferably with a dual Law Degree. Or, you may be currently undertaking your Diploma of Intellectual Property or even recently qualified as a Patent Attorney. Full study support is available, within an environment which offers a true work-life balance.

For a challenging opportunity to kick start your career with one of Australia’s leading patent and trade mark attorney firms apply now!

How to apply:

Please forward your curriculum vitae and a covering letter in confidence, to:

The People & Development Manager
Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
Level 23, 367 Collins Street
Melbourne 3000

or by e-mail to confidential@pof.com.au

Applications close Monday 30 January 2012

We prefer to deal with you directly. Please note applications put forward by agencies will not be considered at this time.