Sun 1st Jan 2023

Trainee patent attorney - Artificial Intelligence - Leeds or London, UK

As our AI team continues to grow, we will consider applications from exceptional candidates with first-class degrees (or equivalent) that include a significant machine learning component (whether taught or as part of your project or thesis), at any time, outside of the normal recruitment timetable. We will also consider application at any time from candidates working industry with significant machine learning experience.

We are looking for graduates, or final-year students who seek a position after graduation. Do you have, or are you expecting, a good honours degree or PhD in a computer science or engineering discipline which has included modules focused on aspects of artificial intelligence or machine learning? We will also consider application from those working in industry with significant ML experience, and who possess a STEM degree that would enable them to qualify as a European Patent Attorney.


If so, we offer exciting opportunities to train as a patent attorney with one of the leading firms of European patent attorneys, with particular expertise in the technology, electronics and software sectors. With offices in London and Munich, we work with some of the world’s biggest brand names to protect their intellectual property.


Some areas of particular interest are:

  • data mining;
  • expert systems;
  • knowledge management;
  • machine-learning algorithms / models ;
  • speech, language and character recognition;
  • chatbots; and
  • virtual reality.

Salary: competitive 


Graduate trainees

We have around twenty trainees at various levels who share knowledge and participate in a lively calendar of social, sporting and community activities.


Graduate trainee programme.


To apply

Please send your CV with a covering letter to Tim Searing:

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