Only accepting applications from Registered (Qualified) Patent Attorneys.
About FB Rice
FB Rice is a top tier, multi-award winning, intellectual property firm, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney Perth and Brisbane. At FB Rice we look to recruit the best IP professionals to ensure our clients are in good hands. In 2018 FB Rice won both the Client Choice Awards Best IP Specialist Firm 2018 and Managing IP Australian Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year 2018.
FB Rice is a privately owned partnership that is committed to seeing the firm remain wholly owned by the partners of the firm. Our key areas of focus are to develop a firm that is the best patent and trade mark attorney firm in Australia to work for and also to provide the best possible service to our clients.
A rare and exciting opportunity now exists for an experienced Patent Attorney to join our successful Engineering practice in Perth.
Key responsibilities of this role include providing the full scope of patent-related services to local innovators and international clients operating in competitive commercial environments, including drafting and prosecuting applications, portfolio management, and opposition and opinion work.
The role will involve intellectually stimulating and challenging work with a broad range of clients, both local and overseas.
We are looking for an ambitious team player, preferably with about 3-5 years' post qualification industry experience.
To be considered for this opportunity, you will have:
- Patent Attorney Registration
- an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering or physics. Mechatronic will also be considered. (Honours preferred).
- the ability to draft and prosecute simple electrical engineering technologies
- excellent English language skills
- superior analytical skills
- an ability to communicate complex concepts orally and in writing
- strong time management skills with the ability to deliver results within specific timeframes
- commercial acumen, and
- an ability to work as part of a team and autonomously.
What we’ll offer
We offer a competitive remuneration along with a friendly and supportive environment. Perth offers magnificent climate, wonderful beaches, great food and wine, relaxed lifestyle and a dynamic economy.
If you have the ambition, talent and desire to progress through our firm, you can. At FB Rice we provide an excellent mentor program to help you develop personally and professionally. We give you direct access to people and partners who will guide you through your professional career.
You will also enjoy a range of staff benefits, regular social events and sporting activities.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial and stimulating team in a top tier IP firm and to establish or further your career as a Patent Attorney.
How to apply
Please submit your application by Seek online portal or by email to Susan Quach, firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter and CV.
All expressions of interest will be kept strictly confidential.