Services

Our services are centred around intellectual property that can be registered. We protect innovation, design, and branding across all sectors of industry, and at all stages in the supply chain.

For each IP right we offer services covering strategic advice, pre-registration searches, registrations and renewals, oppositions and dispute resolution. We handle work throughout the world, working with local colleagues in over 100 countries.

Sectors

Our attorneys specialise in one or more sectors of industry, which enables them to provide quality advice with a commercial focus.

Our patent specialists have detailed understanding of the background technology, which ensures that your patent applications are prepared with the correct scope, reducing the likelihood of challenges from third parties and objections from the patent office.

They also advise whether other forms of protection would be more appropriate. Our brand specialists work with brand managers for leading brands and their advice is commercially focussed making sure that you get the best value from your budget.

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate careers


Reddie & Grose has an excellent reputation for training; and the majority of the partners trained with the firm.

Every new trainee will work closely with a partner of the firm who will be responsible for their day-to-day training and development. As a complement to this traditional one-to-one training, we have developed a bespoke training programme for our new trainees, which is intended to bring them up to speed with some of the core concepts of intellectual property law, and also to provide a degree of communal practical tuition.

The training programme begins with a two-week intensive training induction introducing the basics of patent law and other intellectual property laws, such as design law and trademark law. The training induction also includes sessions dealing with important practical aspects of the job such as “how to communicate with clients”, “effective marketing”, and “the role of a trainee”. The training programme then continues with weekly sessions devoted to practical training. The trainees work through different tasks of increasing complexity each week, and their work is then assessed by a partner or qualified attorney. Both communal and individual feedback is provided as part of a group discussion. These practical training sessions ensure that all of our new trainees are exposed to the same core practical examples, providing them with the tools to develop their skills together.

In total, seven weeks of a new trainee’s first year at Reddie & Grose are spent working through our bespoke training programme. After this, new trainees will be supported through a 13-week course leading to the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law (currently provided by Queen Mary, University of London) and a European qualifying examination preparation course held in Strasbourg, France.

We want our trainees to have access to the best support they can get, so they are also encouraged to take advantage of courses and lectures provided by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.

Graduate recruitment brochure


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Life at Reddie & Grose


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Facts & figures


Number of employees 130
Number of partners 21
Number of qualified patent attorneys 37
Number of qualified trade mark attorneys 12
Number of trainee patent attorneys 20
Number of trainee trade mark attorneys 4
Office locations Cambridge and London
International opportunities No
Work experienced offered Yes
Number of graduate vacancies At least 5
Disciplines recruited from Science, engineering & law degrees
Minimum degree required 2:1
Starting Salary Competitive
Benefits 25 days’ holiday, healthcare, pension scheme, dress down Friday, childcare vouchers, study support, season ticket loan and social events
How to apply Click here to complete the online application.
Application deadline Recruitment takes place between September and January

How to apply


The application window for positions beginning in September 2018 is now open.

Click here to complete our online application forms. Please note the following:

  • Due to the large number of applications received, we are unable to respond to e-mail, fax or telephone inquiries on application status. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • CVs and covering letters will not be accepted.
  • We are not accepting applications to our Life Sciences team this year.

Contact our recruitment team with any queries here.

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