Administrative Assistant - Intellectual Property (Ref:IF1)

PetMedix Ltd

Closing Date: 30/11/2021

Job Description

PetMedix is an early-stage biotech pharmaceutical company based in a fantastic new building on the Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, UK. Having recently raised Series B capital, PetMedix is now looking to realise its global ambitions to become the world leader in innovative antibody-based therapeutics for companion animals (dogs and cats).

PetMedix is currently seeking a self-motivated, energetic, and highly detail-oriented IP administration assistant with a proven background in patent or legal administration. The candidate will work in an admin team alongside our Director of Intellectual Property and our Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

● Assisting our Director of Intellectual property (in-house patent attorney) in managing document flow for IP processes

● Coordinate document management and storage

● Maintain schedules of IP

● Monitor due dates for legal reports and for making payments as well as running patent attorney diary and due date reminders

● Track IP invoices and budget

● Maintain patent and competitor watches

● Work closely with our Executive Assistant and Office manager and assist when required

Desired skills:

● Previous experience (biotech/industry) in the activities of an in-house patent department would be useful

● Excellent organisational and communication skills

● Self-motivated and able to work independently


This is a full-time role with a competitive salary in line with experience and other benefits such as company share options, private pension plan, bonus scheme, and health insurance. However, we will also consider, and are supportive of, flexible or part-time working as well as a combination of home and office working.


If you would like to become a member of our team, please send your C.V. and cover letter to

About PetMedix

We will deliver the first transgenic mouse platform capable of producing therapeutic-quality antibody drugs fully adopted to the target companion animal. The platform is species-agnostic and our initial focus will be to develop a mouse model for creating therapeutic antibodies for dogs, and then equivalent models for cats and potentially other species.

PetMedix supports diversity in the workplace and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, colour, religion or any other discriminatory criteria.

In order to comply with UK employment legislation, all applicants for positions at PetMedix must have the right to work in the UK. If a job offer is made, you will be required to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK before you commence employment with PetMedix.