Patent and Related Work

Prospects Profile: Patent Attorney

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Patent Examiner

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Trade Mark Attorney

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

IP Careers

IP Careers is a careers advice service focusing on the Intellectual Property sector. The website provides an overview of the sector as well as advice on making applications and finding work experience. There are also employer profiles and links to job opportunities. You can also download a detailed Chartered Patent Attorneys careers guide.

Copies of this item are available to take away from the Careers Service on the second floor of the Hub.

Intellectual Property Office

Government body which grants intellectual property rights in the UK. The site contains useful links to jobs in patents and IP in the UK and worldwide as well as information on careers in IP and patents.

European Patent Office

The EPO grants and protects patents in all European countries. Good source of information on the patent process in Europe. Also offers internships for graduates.

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)

Professional body and examining organisation for patent attorneys. The website contains information on how to become a patent attorney and useful links and a searchable database of patent attorneys.

Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys

Information on how to become a trade mark attorney as well as news and events for practitioners.

Institute of Patentees and Inventors

Professional body for inventors and patent attorneys which helps to protect new ideas. Good explanation of the patenting process and useful links to other relevant organisations.