(Trainee) Formalities Officer

With seventy employees and four branches in the Netherlands and Belgium, EP&C is a leading and modern firm with a rich history. We help innovative companies on issues relating to Intellectual Property, and it goes without saying that quality, meticulousness, speed and integrity are key characteristics of this process.

Who are we looking for?

For our office in Rijswijk we are looking for a (Trainee) Formalities Officer for a 32 - 40 hour workweek.

Suitable candidates must:

  • have a high school diploma followed by secretarial/administrative training;
  • be fluent in English and Dutch, spoken and written;
  • be able to learn quickly and enjoy being part of a team;
  • have a flexible and customer-focused mentality;
  • be able to work accurately and independently;
  • have an intrest in providing legal services.

What we offer

As a (Trainee) Formalities Officer at EP&C you will have a great deal of responsibility, but will always have others to fall back on. We work in teams to ensure that all aspects of our clients’ cases receive the right amount of attention. Within your team you are responsible for the administrative of patent procedures, nationally and internationally, and all (secretarial/administrative) activities. You keep in touch with our clients in the Netherlands and abroad.

EP&C offers a professional and open working environment where there is plenty of room for personal development and initiative. We offer Trainee Patent Attorneys top-quality training with wonderful career prospects and an excellent salary. The training course demands a great deal of effort over a number of years in combination with practical coaching from experienced colleagues. At EP&C we feel strongly about a proper balance between your working and personal lives.

More information

If this you are interested in this position or have any questions about the job, please contact Ellen Offenberg on +31 (0)70 - 414 54 42. You can send your letter of application to the attention of Ellen Offenberg, at jobs@epc.nl.