Patent & Design Clerk

This position provides you with the opportunity to provide proactive practice support and quality administration support to the lawyers of the Intellectual Property Department in delivering world-class legal advice to some of the Hong Kong and the world’s leading businesses.


As a Patent & Design Clerk, you will work as part of a team of our partners, associates, and other fee earners to perform all duties of administrative and legal nature. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Draft letters and maintain close relationship with teammates to ensure the seamless processing of patent related matters
  • Submission of application forms on behalf of clients
  • Maintain daily control and monitor application related deadlines and ensure visibility across the practice group
  • Assist with the arrangements for the management of files across the team
  • Update the systems and e-files to ensure all matters are tracked and processed correctly


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in legal, secretarial or administrative support role is preferred. Fresh university graduates of any disciplines or holders of diploma in law will also be considered
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Mandarin
  • Exceptional organisational abilities and attention to detail
  • Strong team working skills, initiative and self-motivation
  • Proficient in computer literacy and Chinese word processing

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personal data collected will be used strictly in accordance with the Firm’s personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months.

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