Patent Assistant

Patent Assistant

Job Title: Patent Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: AU$80000 - AU$90000 per annum + Package
Reference: SL9032_1591253546
Contact Name: Stephanie Lim
Contact Email: stephanie@legaleagles.careers
Job Published: June 04, 2020 16:52

Job Description

Experienced Patents Assistant or IP secretary to join a leading IP firm and support their highly regarded Biotechnology team on 12-month contract.

  • Leading and innovative intellectual property firm
  • Provide high level support to a Partner and have strong involvement in files
  • 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 partner in the Biotechnology team.

Some of your duties will include:

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


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

  • Recent patents or intellectual property experience in a legal practice is essential
  • Advanced technical skills including MS office Suite and legal software/systems
  • Strong communications skills to liaise with clients and external stakeholders
  • High attention to detail with ability to prioritise competing deadlines


  • Highly competitive salary up to $90,000 package on offer
  • Great onboarding process with ongoing training and development
  • 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: SL9032
Email: stephanie.lim@empiregroup.com.au

Phone: (03) 8602 7405