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Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property (IP) sector encompasses copyrights, patents and trade marks that protect the rights of ideas, artistic works, inventions, trade secrets and other properties critical to the success of people and organisations.

Reddie & Grose at a glance

Key facts:

  • Leading patent and trade mark firm
  • Handles the full range of IP rights including patents, trade marks and registered designs, and advises on global IP strategies
  • Filed 3,103 patents, 845 trade marks and 206 designs in 2018
  • Employs over 60 intellectual property specialists
  • Represents an international client base in a wide range of industries ranging from SMEs starting to consider IP through to large corporations with rights in over 100 countries
  • Services across all key technologies, with particular strengths in electronics and software, chemistry, mechanical engineering and biotechnology

Discipline groups recruited...

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

Opportunities & Benefits:

Welcome to Reddie & Grose - from day one you are part of the team and we’ll give you all the support you need to forge a successful career with us. Our training programme is recognised within the profession as being one of the best and begins with a two week intensive bootcamp to give you a real head start into life as a patent or trade mark attorney. Your knowledge will be topped up with ongoing training and you’ll work closely with a partner of the firm who will be responsible for your development. You’ll also be able to attend courses and lectures provided in-house as well as with external providers including the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.

We advocate a good work-life balance for our staff and our benefits include paid study leave before exams, 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, and regular social events. Other benefits include salary sacrifice pension scheme, private medical cover, cycle to work scheme and a season ticket loan. You can also look forward to dress down Fridays, fresh fruit daily, and access to our cycle store and shower facilities.