Spruson & Ferguson is one of the leading intellectual property (IP) service firms operating in the Asia-Pacific region. We have more than 130 years of experience providing a variety of services in the protection, commercialisation, enforcement and management of IP from our offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Singapore and Sydney. Our multidisciplinary team of more than 400 people, includes some of the most highly regarded IP professionals in the Asia-Pacific region. The team services a diverse client base of Fortune Global 500 companies, SMEs, public sector research organisations, foreign associates and local clients.
Spruson & Ferguson is a subsidiary of IPH Limited, the first IP services group to list on the ASX.
About the role
Due to the growing demand for technology protection in Singapore and regionally, we are currently looking for Chemists to train as Patent Attorneys.
Candidates will be considered for a Patent Scientist position and will have a PhD or Masters in Chemistry (in any field of specialization) or Material Science. More importantly, candidates must exhibit strong English Language communication skills (both written and oral), the capacity for understanding diverse technologies and legal concepts, and the ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment. Preference will be given to candidates with 2–3 years industry or post
graduate research experience.
The role will involve all aspects of patent work including the drafting, searching, and filing and prosecution of patent applications in Singapore and abroad.
Successful candidates will receive training and development towards achieving the coveted professional status of a Singapore Registered Patent Attorney with very attractive remuneration at qualification level. Accordingly, candidates must be ready to make a long-term commitment (typically at least 4-5 years) to study outside of typical office hours to pass the necessary
examinations to qualify as a Patent Attorney.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.
How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements and are keen to take up these challenges, you are invited to send us your detailed resume using the link below.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.