Senior Patent Attorney Life Sciences

  • ClassificationPrivate practice
  • Salary
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationVIC, Australia
  • Posted on26 Apr 2016
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Senior Patent Attorney Life Sciences

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced Patent Attorney to join the Life Sciences team at Wrays. 

Wrays was founded in Perth more than 90 years ago and is currently expanding its operations on the east coast. With an impressive local and international client base, Wrays are market leaders specialising in the delivery of tailored, and commercially astute end-to-end IP solutions.  We currently have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane.

Wrays is committed to the belief that our people are our greatest strength. The energy, enthusiasm and commitment of our team are the keys to our success.  Wrays provides a vibrant and engaging work environment, actively encouraging our professionals to reach their potential.


The Role


Wrays are looking for a Senior Patent Attorney to join our team in Melbourne.  

This role requires an individual who is commercially astute, with the ability to manage and lead in a team environment.  In addition to governing a diverse client base, you will need to be able to liaise at an executive level.  Naturally, you will possess exceptional client service skills and be able to develop client relationships with a sound delivery focus.  The initiative to actively seek out and execute self-driven business development objectives is also critical to success in this position. 

Your Experience

Drawing on your skills and experience you will perform conventional drafting, filing, prosecution, opinion, and opposition work.  You will also have litigation experience with a proven track record of advising on patent disputes, and will work closely with our litigation team.

To be successful in this role it is imperative that you have proven business development skills and possess the drive, enthusiasm and dedication to work both in a team and independently. 

To be considered for this role you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in Life Sciences (or a related discipline), be registered as a Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, experience practising as a patent attorney in a patent attorney or law firm and preferably have a minimum of eight years post qualification experience in practice. 

If you are a talented individual looking to develop your career in a successful, dynamic and rapidly growing firm, please submit your resume online. 

For further information please contact Tanya Lamb on 08 9216 5100 or

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