Company Info

Dawn Ellmore Employment
Premier House, 12/13 Hatton Garden , United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7405 5039
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Patent Secretary – North West


Job Description:

An exciting opportunity to join a fantastic IP firm in the heart of the North West has arisen. Our client are seeking an experienced Patent Secretary with a minimum of 3 years’ experience to join their fast paced, fun and thriving patent department. You will be supporting a team of attorneys with all things secretarial. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator (written & verbal), an exceptional typist with experience of copy and audio typing and will have a proactive approach to their work.
Some of the duties for this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Updating and amending records accordingly on internal database
  • Performing various secretarial tasks including billing, digital dictation and audio transcription typing duties
  • Liaising with the records department regarding deadlines and fee earner amendments (including file openings)
  • Liaising with the EPO and UKIPO regarding patent applications, deadlines, amendments and updates
  • Managing travel arrangements, diary management and booking business/client meetings
You must have some patent experience, whether that be an administrator, paralegal or secretary. The role will predominantly be supporting a very busy partner in the electronics team. Being versatile and a good team player is essential here along with the flexibility of new workflows. You will be offered a great salary, working environment and career prospects at this firm!

Contact Details:

For further information please contact: Dawn Ellmore ( or Daniel Airey (
Or call us for a confidential discussion on 020 7405 5039.

About Us:

Established in 1995, Dawn Ellmore Employment Agency Limited is a market leading intellectual property and legal recruitment specialist. Our consultants have an unmatched level of professionalism and over 30 years of IP and legal recruitment expertise. Dawn Ellmore is a fellow of the REC, and our company is a fully accredited member. Please visit for more information on the services we provide and current opportunities.