Senior IP Administrator – London (part remote working)

 Senior IP Administrator | London (part remote working) | c£45k (subject to experience)


Calling all IP Administrators looking to advance their career ….

Highly rated intellectual property law firm AA Thornton IP LLP has an exciting opportunity for an experienced IP administrator to join the firm in a new role of Senior IP Administrator.  The role forms part of an IP Operations team who are focussed on delivering first-class support to our patent, trade mark and litigation fee earning teams.  The role holder will use their expert knowledge in providing training and ongoing coaching across teams in the use of Inprotech and related procedures, ensuring data entry is of a consistently high standard.

Who are we looking for?

You will be integral to a high performing team of IP administrators, paralegals and secretaries who are passionate about providing quality administrative support to some of the world’s leading Patent and Trademark Fee Earners.  You will bring your expert knowledge to challenge the status quo and proactively develop efficient IP processes to maximise business efficiency in line with changing law, technology and procedures across all IP disciplines.

Our ideal candidate will have work experience linked to the successful completion of the CIPA and CITMA Administrator Certificate or equivalent role/experience within an IP Firm or Corporate IP team.  Experience of processing incoming case related correspondence, managing due date reports and deadlines, liaising with clients and service providers and the ability to proactively tailor standard client correspondence accurately, is essential.   Extensive experience of using Inprotech would be ideal, although transferable expertise of using equivalent database/s to an advanced level would be considered.  The ability to effectively train others in processes and database entry is essential.

It is our aim to create the very best solutions for our clients’ and in order to deliver a focussed client service, it is important that the individuals we employ are pro-active in contributing ideas, creating solutions and seeing them through. In turn we want to support you in providing opportunities to develop new skills and fulfil your potential.  If this sounds like you, we are keen to hear from you.

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Why join AA Thornton?

You will have the opportunity to work with some of the world’s leading attorneys who are pushing the boundaries of patentability, supporting some of the world’s leading brands and innovators.

We know that it’s our people that make the difference. As such, we are committed to recruiting the very best talent and providing training to nurture that talent.

We work hard to ensure our wellbeing and inclusion strategies are a business priority and underpin our belief that everyone should be able to bring their whole self to work.  We are committed to recruiting the very best talent from a diverse pool and welcome discussions with any candidates about reasonable adjustments and flexible working as well as a flexibility within our agile working environment to accommodate caring responsibilities or for other reasons.  It is an exciting time to join the firm.  Visit our website at, to find out what our clients our saying about us and meet our team of attorneys.

Please apply by email with your CV and a covering letter to the People Team at