Interested in science and law? A career in intellectual property law could be the ideal career for you.
Become a Patent Attorney
To become a patent attorney you will need a degree in a subject that surrounds:
- Engineering, or
A degree in one of these subjects is necessary. It can help you understand how a client’s concept or invention works (and what makes it novel). The training to become a patent attorney also involves working for one or more fully qualified patent attorneys. It is mainly on-the-job training and includes sitting a series of examinations.
Become a Trade Mark Attorney
To train as a trade mark attorney you won’t need a STEM undergraduate degree. However, you will need to:
- complete at least two years’ of full-time practice as a trade mark attorney
- sit qualifying exams
Your training would be under the direct supervision of a registered trade mark attorney.
An IP Law Career at Sandersons
We are a well-established firm, with a young, forward-thinking partnership. We actively encourage a healthy work/life balance. And achieve this through our informal atmosphere, varied and interesting client-base and beautiful location.
Our team enjoy a host of benefits, including:
- excellent professional development
- career progression
- opportunities to travel, and
- network for a range of events
Sandersons’ headquarters is based in Colchester, a historic market town in Essex. Colchester is an hour train journey to London, and has excellent leisure and arts facilities.