Qualified patent attorney

AJ Park is recognised internationally as a top tier specialist intellectual property (IP) law firm. We act for a diverse range of clients from start-ups and small to medium enterprises, to publicly listed multinationals, government, and research institutes. 

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We're on the lookout for a qualified patent attorney with a minimum of 10 years’ experience and either a Masters or PhD specialising in molecular biology, and preferably a law degree.

In this role, you'll work with a wide range of New Zealand and Australian clients operating across a broad spectrum of technologies and sectors. Many of our clients are export-focused, so require assistance in protecting and commercialising their IP in a diverse range of jurisdictions around the globe. Day to day, your role will provide ample opportunity for learning, stimulation, and variety.

AJ Park has an enviable and long-established reputation in the market. We consistently rank among the leading IP firms in Australasia, and are recognised as having one of the top specialist teams of IP experts in the world. AJ Park has been recognised several times as New Zealand’s ‘IP Specialist Law Firm of the Year’ in the New Zealand Law Awards, and a numbner of our people have received accolades for their work. We are proud of our achievements, which are testimony to the quality of work we are privileged to do on behalf of our clients.

AJ Park has a strong people-focused culture, recognised by our nomination as an employer of choice in this year’s New Zealand Law Awards. We can offer the right candidates unparalleled access to cutting-edge work in the IP space, and ample opportunities and mentoring to build their careers within a friendly and supportive team. If you would like to work in a firm that places a strong emphasis on work/life balance, diversity and inclusion, with excellent opportunities for career development and professional growth, then this may be the opportunity for you. 

To join our award-winning team of IP specialists, please send your CV, covering letter and academic transcript to Sue Quinnell, Chief Human Resources Officer, at careers@ajpark.com.

Date posted: 02/09/2019

Location: Auckland

Work type: Full time

Role type: Qualified patent attorney