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German Patent Attorney

Munich, Germany

German Patent Attorney

The Opportunity

You have the opportunity to join a highly successful European firm of Intellectual Property Specialists with offices across Europe. Mewburn Ellis is recognised as a firm which employs people who have a desire to knock down the walls between legal, IP and the business world. Mewburn Ellis brings together high talent from a variety of industries, backgrounds and experience levels with one purpose: to contribute to the holistic and shared vision of the firm in helping their clients navigate the intricacies of IP law and to achieve commercial gain.

Mewburn Ellis has grown considerably over the last ten years and in 2017, they successfully opened their Munich office. Since this inauguration, the response from their clients – nationally and globally – has been over-whelming, with an increase in the number of instructions coming to the firm. Having established a solid foundation in Munich through the appointment of a number of German nationals – patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law – including an experienced local paralegal team, they are now looking to hire a German Patent Attorney with a background in Mechanical Engineering to help grow the office.

The Role

  • Mewburn Ellis is one of the UK’s leading intellectual property rights specialists with over 150 years of active service for a range of international clients. They have more than 2300 active clients and over 80,000 active cases. Forty-five percent of clients have worked with Mewburn Ellis for more than 20 years.
  • The Munich office is enjoying a period of growth and offers you the opportunity to work directly with clients, take ownership of these relationships and build your own professional competence across the spectrum of patent work.
  • The firm is non-hierarchical and engenders an egalitarian culture, offering career development for those who seek it. Mewburn Ellis is modern and forward-thinking in outlook, with an open, friendly, and collegiate culture where work is shared among attorneys.
  • The firm is a top tier Legal 500 firm, recommended in WTR 100, ranked in MIP IP Stars and Gold, Top Tier in IAM 1000. The IAM 1000 describes the firm as home to a ‘phalanx of technically gifted individuals’.
  • Mewburn Ellis has a reputation for looking after its staff, offering a great workplace and providing the opportunity to grow and develop as an attorney. long history with an excellent international reputation.

Professional Qualities

  • Ideally, your academic qualification includes mechanical engineering, physics, or related degree. Your academic experience will have provided you with a broad base of technical knowledge on which you have built your patent skills.
  • You will come to the position with the German Patent Attorney qualification – having also attained the European Patent Attorney qualification would be useful.
  • Your experience of IP will be broad and will have touched most aspects of the patent life-cycle. This will help better position you as the local attorney, concerning not only external stakeholder expectation but also internal interests.


German Patent Attorney

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