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REQ ID: 92002
JOB TITLE: Senior Patent Administrator
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: Warwick University


Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.




The Senior Patent Administrator will hold responsibility for providing paralegal support to the Managers, Attorneys and Patent Specialists of the Patents Department.  The role involves all aspects of patent and design administration in particular docketing patent applications and design registrations on our docketing system, preparing and filing the relevant forms and documents for submission to various national patent offices, instructing outside counsel and maintaining patent and design records.


Key Performance Indicators:


  • Reported systems management.
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements and adherence thereto.
  • Development of data governance methods.


Key Responsibilities will include:


  • Supporting and maintaining Jaguar Land Rover’s patent records and docketing system, including entering and monitoring legal deadlines.
  • Preparing and filing new patent application cases including preparation of relevant forms and other documents for GB, EP, and PCT applications, payment of official fees, processing all correspondence with UKIPO and EPO throughout the life of a patent.
  • Instructing outside counsel and processing all incoming correspondence therefrom.
  • General administration duties including for example assisting with the invoice processing, departmental spend requests, managing departmental stationary supplies.
  • Assisting with identification and correction of data errors including updating of processes where necessary.




In order to be considered for this position it is advantageous to hold a formal qualification such as CIPA Patent Administrator qualification or any other relevant subjects..

The successful candidate needs to have knowledge and experience of patent and design lifecycle process particularly before EPO, UKIPO and USPTO and experience in patent and administrator role in either private practice or industry.




  • Practical experience of using a patent docketing system.
  • Computer literate and able to use MS Office suite effectively.





Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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