Position title
Patent Analyst – Science and Technology IP

Newton Colmore s working with dynamic research organisation in Cambridgeshire, and we are searching for a patent analyst to join their IP team.

You will be supporting teams in the UK and the US by running deep analysis of IP searches, patent landscapes and various other IP related projects across multiple sectors.

Working alongside senior members of the IP team, your main responsibilities will involve;

  • Developing patent search strategies and analyse results, either carrying out the searches or in collaboration with third party search companies and to clearly communicate the outputs in a manner appropriate to the audience to internal management, IP and technology scouting colleagues.
  • To arrange IP alerts, and analyse competitor IP developments, and communicate findings with internal stakeholders.
  • To support the team of Patent Engineers in the delivery of the IP Team objectives.
  • Maintain IP department software licenses and serve as the primary liaison between the IP team and external search providers.

To be considered for this exciting role you will need to have a good understanding of chemistry, or biochemistry and its applications within science and technology. Ideally the company are looking for a recent PhD graduate, but we are open to MSc/BSc level scientists who have prior IP experience. You will be performing detailed searches within a multidisciplinary team, so it is also important to have a great eye for detail and strong communication skills.

The company develop technology that pushes the boundaries of what’s possible, and they are looking for a scientist who shares a strong interest in research to play a pivotal role, at the intersection of science, law, and technology. Offering a wide range of benefits along with a good starting salary and the chance to work on some really cool projects.


If you would like to find out more about this role, make a confidential application now and a consultant at Newton Colmore will be in touch. If after that you are interested in the role, we will make an official application to the hiring team and manage the interview process for you, offering insights and advice to ensure you can perform at your best throughout the interview process.

Newton Colmore is a specialist recruiter dedicated to the medical devices, biotechnology, and science sectors. We have been placing expert scientists and engineers with our clients since 2015 and we love what we do.

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
Cambridge, UK
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Base Salary
£35000-£40000 Per year
Date posted
16th October 2023
Valid through
29th January 2024
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Apply below or email directly: matthew.lowdon@newtoncolmore.com

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