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  • Number of Employees: 189
  • Number of Partners: 43
  • Number of Qualified Patent Attorneys: 49
  • Number of Trainee Patent Attorneys: 20
  • Number Of Qualified Trade Mark Attorneys: 5
  • Location: London, Oxford and Cambridge
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J A Kemp is one of the largest UK and European patent and trade mark attorney firms, with offices in London, Oxford, Cambridge and Munich.

J A Kemp’s patent attorneys handle patent applications in the UK, Europe and worldwide. The firm has particular expertise in patent oppositions and appeals, especially before the European Patent Office. The firm also conducts intellectual property litigation.

J A Kemp works for a huge variety of clients, from startups, spinouts and SMEs through to some of the largest corporate clients and most prestigious academic institutions in the world.

What we are looking for

Bright graduates suited to an intellectually challenging and rewarding career option that brings together a unique blend of science, law and business skills.

Trainee Patent Attorneys: Candidates should have an excellent track record of achievement at school and university, with a minimum of a 2:1 honours degree in a scientific or technical subject, preferably physics, engineering, chemistry or biosciences. We are open to applications from candidates holding or studying for a bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degree.

Essential skills: Excellent spoken and written English, an enquiring and analytical mind, an eye for detail, motivation, drive, team player qualities, listening skills, leadership and people management skills.

What we offer: Our programme of training takes you right through to qualification as a patent attorney (European and UK Chartered). We support you with one to one mentoring, external courses, internal tutorials and on-the-job training. Our reputation for training and record of first-time examination successes are second to none. We will continue to support your professional development throughout your career. We offer a sensible work/life balance combined with excellent salary prospects, flexible working and generous benefits. We have a supportive culture, with plenty of social events!

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