Patent Assistant

Patent Assistant

Job Title: Patent Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: AU$80000 - AU$90000 per annum
Reference: SL9026_1588919529
Contact Name: Stephanie Lim
Contact Email: stephanie@legaleagles.careers
Job Published: May 20, 2020 10:55

Job Description

  • Leading and innovative intellectual property firm
  • Provide high level support to friendly and approachable fee earners
  • Great work culture that encourages work life balance and flexibility


This highly prestigious specialist IP firm located in the heart of the CBD is well-known for their fantastic reputation globally, great staff support structure, excellent benefits and a good strong working environment. The firm is seeking a senior patent assistant on a full-time basis for a 12-month contract.


As a patent assistant, you will be managing complex case related administration and supporting a special counsel and trademark attorney in the Biotechnology team.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Drafting correspondence and preparing documents
  • Diary and email management
  • Acting on instructions received from clients
  • Database management
  • Billing


To be successful in this role, you will ideally have:

  • Solid experience in patents or intellectual property in a legal practice is essential
  • Advanced technical skills including MS office Suite and patent software such as Inprotech
  • Strong communications skills to liaise with clients and external stakeholders
  • High attention to detail and accuracy


  • Highly competitive salary up to $90,000 package on offer
  • Great onboarding training and ongoing learning and development programs
  • Strong employee well-being focus that encourages work-life balance and offers flexible work arrangements
  • Exclusive range of benefits including team functions, discounted gym, health and insurance memberships

Please click on the 'Apply for this job' button or email stephanie.lim@empiregroup.com.au direct.

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Stephanie Lim

Ref No: SL9026
Email: stephanie.lim@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 420 072