Registered Patent Attorney at LegalVision Australia

Legal, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney legal full-time
Posted 25 days ago

Why LegalVision?

LegalVision is a market disruptor in the commercial legal services industry. Our innovative business model and custom-built technology allow our lawyers to provide a faster, better quality and more cost-effective client experience. LegalVision is a leader in delivering legal services in Australia and has assisted more than 150,000 businesses. We were named an Employer of Choice by Australasian Lawyer in 2019 and 2020, and Best NewLaw Firm at the Australian Law Awards in 2019.

The Opportunity

To keep up with client demand, we’re looking for a talented Associate/Senior Associate level Registered Australian Patent Attorney with a technical background in ICT and engineering to join the team in Sydney. 

As a Patent Attorney, you will be responsible for providing high-quality services and advice to a broad range of clients and helping develop and grow our practice. You will work directly with our existing Patents team to leverage your technical background to increase the offering of our practice.  

Beyond working directly on patents within your specialty, you will be involved in working with the internal LegalVision transformation team to develop and implement new and more efficient ways for the team to work.  

The Ideal Candidate

As a market disruptor, LegalVision seeks to do things differently to do things better, and we expect the same of our team members. We believe there is a huge amount of opportunity to streamline patent related services, and we’re looking for someone who’s excited to see if our hypothesis is correct.

This position is ideal for a 3+ year Registered Australian Patent Attorney with skills and experience that compliment those of our current team. You must have a ‘can do’ attitude and be comfortable in an environment of constant change. You look for solutions as opposed to just identifying problems. The role will develop over time as we build the practice, so being comfortable forging a path forward will help you make the most of your time at LegalVision.

Key Responsibilities

  • Consultations with potential and existing clients to make recommendations as to what protection to apply for and how to manage their IP
  • Patentability/FTO/Infringement opinions
  • Patent drafting and filing
  • International and national phase applications
  • Patent portfolio management
  • Working with our IP disputes team to resolve matters
  • Desired Experience

  • Experienced:  At least 3 years of quality experience as a registered Patent Attorney in a recognised firm/s.
  • Efficient:  Prioritises and manages effectively; focuses on what matters.
  • Commercial:  Has business acumen; understands industry; cares about growth.
  • Autonomous:  Likes help, but doesn’t need it; owns their work; loves responsibility.
  • Collaborative:  Gets a kick out of working with smart people and learning from them.
  • Adaptable:  Grasps new concepts quickly; rolls with the punches; improves every day.
  • Always positive:  Loves assisting clients and making them happy every time.
  • The Perks

  • No billable hours, and no suits!
  • Fast-paced startup environment with endless growth opportunities.
  • Talented and energetic team members.
  • Annual budget to spend on external learning opportunities.
  • Volunteering days.
  • Relaxed (and dog friendly!) office environment + fully supported working from home arrangements.
  • Apply Today!

    If this position sounds like your ideal next move, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so apply early to avoid missing out.
    A note to recruiters: we’re all over this role, so there’s no need for you to get in touch. LegalVision does not accept unsolicited CVs or responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited CVs. Thanks!