Job title
Patent Attorney, in-house, East Yorkshire

Grow your experience: In-house

Qualified Patent Attorney International Speciality Chemical Company East Yorkshire

Global Reach

Croda International Plc is a speciality chemicals group in the FTSE 100 with a market capitalisation of over £5.5bn. Croda operates in 36 different countries around the world and has over 4000 employees. The Group’s specialist expertise covers a range of technologies and processes, and through collaborative working, particularly with their customers, creates new world-class products and brands that exude innovation and deliver market differentiation.

The Company has three main global business areas: Personal Care, Life Sciences and Advanced Technologies/Performance Products. All IP is handled in-house by Croda’s Global IP Department.

Candidates must have some EPA and/or CPA qualifications, ideally with around one to three years’ post-qualification experience in private practice or industry. A good degree in either chemistry/chemical engineering/natural sciences/material sciences is essential and any additional higher qualifications may be helpful.

Influential Role

This is an influential appointment within Croda Group and the Candidate will work alongside scientists, technicians, R&D managers, new product development and marketing teams. This high-profile position requires acute intelligence, a curious and enquiring mind coupled with drive and ambition.

Be at the centre

Located at Croda Group’s worldwide HQ at Cowick Hall in East Yorkshire, commercial IP is championed within the organisation and nimbleness of thought and action are the hallmarks of the Group’s management ethos.

Croda is ambitious and successful and continues to strengthen its resources through innovation and acquisitions. There are over 180 patent families in the Croda portfolio and original patent drafting will be one key value-adding part of the candidate’s role. Working inside a multi-national company brings with it the opportunity to experience how a global business operates at the cutting edge of IP.

Croda is a lively, fun and stimulating environment for a newly qualified IP Attorney wanting to advance in a world-leading Company. There is an excellent salary, bonus, defined benefit pension scheme and attractive fringe benefits.


In the first instance contact: or telephone +44 (0)1423 522838

All third party applications will be forwarded to Marlow IP Recruitment for assessment.

Posted date
March 2018
Graham Marlow, Marlow IP Recruitment Ltd
Company Details
Croda International Plc
+44 (0)1423 522838
  • UK: East of England
  • UK: Yorkshire and Humberside