Patent and Trade Mark Renewals Administrator

We currently have a vacancy for a renewals administrator ideally with at least 1 year’s experience of patents and/or trade marks renewals to support a busy team.  You should possess exceptional attention to detail and be able to work under your own initiative as well as in a team structure.  In addition good communication and interpersonal skills are required.  Knowledge of the “Inprotech” system would be highly desirable, together with a good working knowledge of British, European and foreign renewal procedures.

The ideal candidate should possess English, and Mathematics, at minimum Grade C GCSE (or equivalent) and have basic IT/Microsoft Word knowledge.  

The role reports to a departmental manager and involves:

•    The generation of renewal reminders;
•    Attending to renewal payments;
•    Processing payment receipts and forwarding invoices to clients;
•    Maintaining and updating a diary and database.

The role will be based in our offices at 12 Fulwood Place, London, WC1V 6HR.  As at early July 2021, the role is currently performed on a working from home basis, due to Government guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic – once the Government revises its advice on home working, the role will revert to requiring some attendance in the office, but will also allow some working from home to continue - details to be discussed and agreed on an individual basis with the candidate.  Salary for the role is dependent on experience.  Hours are 35 hours per week, 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday.  Holidays - 25 days (pro rata) in the first year increasing by 1 day each year thereafter up to a maximum of 30 days.  Benefits are: discretionary annual bonus, workplace pension scheme, season ticket loan after 6 months' employment, cycle to work scheme.

To apply, please either post a CV with covering letter, marked “Private and Confidential” to Jane Speer at the firm’s address, or email your details to Jane Speer at:, quoting Reference RA21.

Please advise of the salary level you are seeking with your application.

The closing date is 30 September 2021.