Qualified European Patent Attorney

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€Negotiable with excellent benefits and scope for growth

Dublin based client

Hybrid role – WFH and office mix

A very well-established and highly regarded IP law firm is seeking an ambitious and experienced Patent Attorney, preferably with a qualification in the Electronics or Computer fields, to join their Dublin office. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly collaborative team within a premier Intellectual Property firm.

The ideal candidate will have excellent legal and technical knowledge with a keen interest in leading-edge technologies, applying a client-focused approach across a variety of technical and business fields.  For the successful candidate, there is a high level of scope for growth to a Senior Management role in the short term.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice on valuable intellectual property rights such as patents, technical data, licenses, designs.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for the intellectual property of clients.
  • Conduct legal, technical and scientific research and gather evidence.
  • Explain, clarify and simplify complex technical information.
  • Offer legal representation to clients in EPO or other on intellectual property matters.
  • Provide protection of the client’s intellectual property by enforcing statutory, regulatory and contractual obligations.
  • Provide protection of the client’s intellectual property by securing intellectual property rights and patent protection.
  • Some travel may be required.


  • Qualified European Patent Attorney
  • 10 years’ experience in patents
  • Preferably an Honours Degree in Electronic, Electrical or Computer-related field but other degrees will be considered depending on experience
  • Experience in drafting and prosecuting patents
  • Highly knowledgeable on technical, scientific and legal aspects of intellectual property.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to simplify complex information
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills.
  • Natural Leader who displays sound judgment and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.


*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client’s requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile.  We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff.  If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.

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