Patent Attorney – Chemical Engineering

Sydney, Australia

The Role

We are offering an opportunity for a qualified Patent Attorney with a solid foundation in chemical engineering to develop his or her career as a patent attorney with our team of experts in our Sydney office.

In this role, you will have diverse and challenging work as well as the opportunity to develop your skills and expertise under the mentorship of experienced senior attorneys.  Working in a small team and for a variety of clients with diverse technologies, you will adopt a flexible approach as you do whatever is necessary to ensure the task is accomplished and the clients’ expectations are met.

This is your opportunity to be part of a solid team of like-minded professionals who are achieving at a high level and having fun while doing so!

The Ideal Candidate

This role would be perfect for a qualified Trans-Tasman Patent Attorney working in the field of chemical engineering.

You will have a qualification in chemical engineering, (ideally PhD or Honours / Masters degree).  Experience in patent drafting and prosecution would be highly advantageous. You will have strong technical and analytical skills and the ability to consider and advise on technical issues within a commercial context.

Why Shelston IP?

At Shelston IP, we maintain a friendly, honest and respectful team-based culture where our staff feel valued and make a real contribution to the firm. We also offer:

  • Clearly-defined career path that rewards high performers
  • Collegiate team environment
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Brand new CBD office
  • Latest technology platforms

How to apply

If this role sounds like you, please email your Cover Letter and Resume to Heather Brown, Acting People and Culture Manager at

All applicants need to hold full Australian working rights to be considered for this opportunity.

Your application will be treated with strict confidence.