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Careers at Catalyst IP
Catalyst Intellectual Property is a modern progressive firm striving to provide the best assistance to businesses in the research and technology commercialisation environment. You won’t find another team more passionate about intellectual property.
As part of our dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to advise a wide range of local and international clients across many different technologies. Our growing client base includes individual inventors, start-ups, exporters, research institutes, and everything in between.
Along with the exciting opportunity to work with some of New Zealand’s most respected and experienced IP professionals, we offer:
Ongoing career development opportunities
A supportive, flexible and friendly environment
A commitment to supporting work/life balance
If you are interested in joining our team, please send your CV and cover letter to: email@example.com
We have a number of current vacancies here at Catalyst IP. Some of the opportunities are listed below. Please get in touch if you'd like to learn more about working with us!
1. Patent Attorney – Senior Practitioner: Physics or Engineering (mechanical, electrical, mechatronics)
There is an open vacancy in our firm for a senior practitioner with the drive and energy to develop and build a team of patent attorneys operating in the fields of physics and engineering.
If you would love the opportunity to build a group within an established and vibrant business dedicated to providing quality intellectual property services to a broad range of businesses and research institutions, get in touch with us now.
You will have the opportunity to be part of a workplace that is modern and progressive, where people are put first, and where client interactions are rewarding and inspiring.
You would be involved with a wide range of local and international clients across different technologies, including individual inventors, start-ups, exporters, research institutes, and everything in between.
In addition to a strong technical background and an established track record as a patent attorney, you will need to have excellent communication and people skills, ambition, enthusiasm for business development and marketing, and a willingness to be involved in all aspects of our business.
An ownership position in our firm is a real prospect for the right person to build towards.
2. Patent Attorney: Physics or Engineering (mechanical, electrical, mechatronics)
We are looking for a qualified or part-qualified patent attorney with physics or engineering expertise to join our team in Wellington.
You will have the opportunity to advise a wide range of local and international clients across different technologies. Our growing client base includes individual inventors, start-ups, exporters, research institutes, and everything in between. You will be able to work autonomously and be responsible for:
• Patent drafting
• Patentability, validity, and freedom to operate advice
• Patent prosecution
• IP strategy
• Portfolio management
Skills & experience
• A degree in physics or engineering (mechanical, electrical or mechatronics)
• 2+ years experience in the field of intellectual property
• Sound background in drafting, prosecution and opinion work
• Excellent communication and people skills
• Fluent English
Interested? Send your CV and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org