Patent Attorney (Biology / Pharmaceutics)

Job Location: Beijing, China

Spruson & Ferguson is a leading provider of intellectual property (IP) services across the Asia-Pacific region, with offices in Sydney, Singapore, Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Melbourne. Spruson & Ferguson companies are members of IPH Limited group, which includes a range of professional services firms operating under a number of brands throughout the Asia-Pacific Region.

Our nine offices across the Asia-Pacific region have a combined team of more than 400 people to provide clients with comprehensive IP services. Please kindly visit our website www.spruson.com for more information.

We are now looking for a qualified patent attorney (Biology / Pharmaceutics) for our China Patent (Chemical / Life Sciences) Team for handling various patent-related matters in China.


  1. To prepare, draft, and review patent application documents;
  2. To analyze, report and respond to office actions;
  3. To handle clients’ enquires on patent matters;
  4. To handle or assist Principal in handling patent searches, patent reexamination, patent invalidation, and patent litigation; and
  5. To undertake other patent work as assigned by Principal.


  1. Master degree or above with a major in biology / pharmaceutics or equivalent;
  2. Qualified Patent Attorney in China; qualified Chinese Attorney at law would be a plus;
  3. CET-6 or above or equivalent level of English, good written English communication skills; good verbal English communication skills would be a plus;
  4. Above 3 (preferably above 5) years’ working experience in leading China IP agencies or major law firms focusing on patent prosecution matters for international clients;
  5. Good experience/ skills in patent drafting and prosecution activities;
  6. Good working knowledge of MS office software; and
  7. Ability to accomplish his/her duties and responsibilities with a high degree of autonomy.

If you meet the above requirements and are keen to take up these challenges, you are invited to send us your detailed resume to: recruitment.bj@spruson.com

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