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Cambridge Display Technology

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Senior Patent Attorney / Patent Attorney


Job Description:

Exciting In-House Opportunities – Senior Patent Attorney / Patent Attorney

CPA or EPA Qualified - Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Materials Science, Physics 

Near Cambridge
We are looking to recruit two bright, versatile EPA/CPA or equivalent patent attorneys with excellent interpersonal skills to support our 100 strong interdisciplinary research team with world-class expertise in physics, chemistry, engineering, micro-electronics, materials and life-sciences. CDT currently has a portfolio of nearly 400 patent families in a broad range of countries and has recently ramped up its filing activity to keep in-line with its fast-paced innovative R&D.

CDT is the European Research Centre for Sumitomo Chemical, our parent company based in Japan, and our team is currently working on a wide range of exciting research topics including: FlexOLED, Organic Photodiodes for x-ray and sensors, Organic Electronics, BioSensors, Energy Harvesting and Storage, as well as OLED Lighting, at levels ranging from fundamental understanding to optimising materials and devices for market applications.  

Experience of working with business managers as well as R&D teams would be advantageous (as would be experience of FTO analysis for at least one of the positions).  Applicants will ideally hold a higher degree in a relevant discipline and a range of technical backgrounds will be considered.

This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a dynamic environment where your contribution will earn full recognition and reward.  CDT offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 27 days holiday, private health and dental care, life assurance and pension scheme. 

A full job description is available on request.  Direct applicants will be given preference over agency presented candidates.

CDT is an equal-opportunities employer.

Contact Details:

Please apply with full CV to: The Human Resources Department, CDT Ltd, Unit 12, Cardinal Park, Cardinal Way, Godmanchester PE29 2XG. E-mail:  Please quote the reference ‘Patent Attorney’ in the subject heading.