Lawyer or Associate, Intellectual Property (Patent) Disputes


Exciting opportunity to join this prestigious law firm.

  • Global elite law firm
  • Patent (Biotech/Pharma) focus
  • Above market remuneration
We represent one of the world's leading law firms, which is comprised of high-profile partners within the Australian market. 

Due to the continued growth of our client's Intellectual Property team, they are now looking for IP litigation lawyers at all levels to join their Mlebourne office. 

Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property team is regarded as one of Australia's leading practices and includes some of the brightest and most-respected practitioners.

In Australia, the team focuses on patent litigation, particularly in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.  

The team are regularly acknowledged as leaders in their field by independent legal directories.

Position Description

This role will see you working across two partners and as part of a collegial team where your focus will be on patent litigation.  As a member of the wider global IP disputes team, you will have exposure to lawyers, clients and matters from a range of jurisdictions. 

You will work on patent matters including:
  • Litigation and defence 
  • Investigations of patent validity and invalidity challenges 
  • Corporate transactional support 
  • Clearance and licensing.
This is a great opportunity for driven and talented patent litigation lawyers to develop their legal skills, and excel in a friendly and cohesive team.


You will be a lawyer with proven experience in intellectual property (patent) litigation matters from a leading practice and ideally have a science related degree.

In addition, you will have:
  • A good knowledge of the Australian superior court system, particularly the Federal Court
  • A developing commercial awareness
  • A strong academic background.

For further information on this opportunity, please contact Matt Harris on +61 (0) 2 8381 0722 or