|Placed On:||30th January 2023|
|Closes:||6th February 2023|
The patent attorney profession is regulated in the UK by the Intellectual Property Regulator (IPReg). The main entry route to the profession is by examination, which is overseen by the Patent Examination Board (PEB). There are two levels of examinations: Foundation Certificate and Final Diploma.
The PEB has a vacancy for:
The PEB is overseen by a Governance Board (the PEB GB), with patent attorney and lay membership. Also, the PEB has an Examination Committee and examiner meetings for each Certificate and Diploma paper. Each paper is managed by a Principal Examiner. Principal Examiners for the Final Diploma examinations lead a team of marking examiners.
The Chief Examiner is responsible for:
Most of the work is carried out in one’s own time. Normally, meeting attendance is via Zoom. The exact times of these meetings are arranged by doodle poll to suit attendees.
Skills and experience required for the role of Chief Examiner
Remuneration (2022 rates)
Final Diploma £2066
Foundation Certificate £1033
Principal Examiner supervision £75 per examiner
Meeting attendance £270 per day (pro rata where half day).
Term of appointment: Three years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for a further three years
How to apply
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and a short letter that explains how you meet the role requirements.
Please submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Monday 6 February 2023. Please also use this address if you would like to arrange an initial discussion about the role or to ask for further information.
Thank you for your interest in this role.
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