August Debouzy is a leading French commercial law firm with 150 lawyers including 32 partners. The firm offers its clients, both companies and public entities, a comprehensive range of legal services in corporate, employment, technology, intellectual property, media, litigation, arbitration, business criminal law, public regulation, environment, tax, competition, consumer affairs and distribution. With offices in Paris, Brussels and Casablanca, August Debouzy also has an international network made up of numerous firms abroad.
Based in Paris, within the patent team, the successful candidate will work in the fields of Mechanics and Electronics, but also generally for the firm’s clients in more varied fields. The position involves drafting patent applications, drafting freedom to operate, and managing grant procedures for our clients, as well as following up oppositions and appeals before the EPO. The position also includes litigation before the French courts, in conjunction with the team’s lawyers.
The firm allows qualified Patent Attorney candidates the opportunity to obtain legal training and qualification, allowing a fast track to the legal profession.
The successful candidate should fulfil the following criteria:
- Have strong skills in the fields of Mechanics and Electronics;
- Be qualified as a European Patent Attorney and/or Industrial Property Attorney for at least 1 to 3 years;
- Have experience in practice or industry;
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
- Able to work effectively in a team.