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Intellectual Property Search Analyst - Harlow, Essex

Reporting to the Head of Intellectual Property, the IP Search Analyst will be key to supporting delivery of our IP program. 

We are looking to appoint an experienced patent analyst preferably with experience in a similar business comprising research & development, manufacturing process technology and commercial sales functions.

Possessing drive, enthusiasm and commercial acumen, you will also have excellent communication, organisation and relationship building skills. Additionally, the capacity to understand and absorb new concepts in the chemistry sector will be a key attribute. 

You will be responsible for conducting IP searches in relevant technological areas, interpreting results against FTO opinions and patentability, as well as patent landscaping on behalf of the Synthomer Group. The role will also involve training other members of staff in how to use search tools, as well as assisting others in interpreting results and/or presenting those results to staff and senior managers.

You will build constructive and effective internal and external networks, in particular with patent attorneys and potentially external search services. As part of this you will assist in the day to day IP processes such as patent filing, oppositions, invention reporting and maintenance of the relevant internal patent database.

This role will include travel within Europe, as and when the needs of the business arise. 

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate and with it comes the potential for growth in the business through continuing professional development supported by the company. The role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

Synthomer is a FTSE 200 international chemical and industrial organisation operating across the globe with exciting plans for business expansion and growth through acquisitions, mergers and alliances.

Posted date
27 June 2018 - 27 July 2018
Sarah Apps
Company Details
Synthomer (UK) Ltd, Central Road, Temple Fields, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2BH
+44 1279 775 212
  • UK: East of England
  • UK: South East