IP Manager


UCL Business PLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of University College London and we aim to generate income and create capital value for UCL through the commercial exploitation of the research base at UCL.


We are seeking to recruit a talented intellectual property (IP) professional to join us as IP Manager to undertake the management of the large and complex intellectual property (IP) portfolio.


We are looking for someone with a scientific background and experience of managing a large portfolio of patents, trademarks, copyright and other IP rights. You should be able to demonstrate considerable experience of IP management with a strong understanding of formalities and global strategy. A further key attribute would be the ability to conduct patentability and freedom to operate searches. You will play an active role in the management of UCL Business’s considerable asset base, including the management of external service providers.


You will need to be a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and organisational skills to work with commercial and academic staff.


The salary is will be in the region of £35,000 to £45,000 depending on experience. UCL Business offers a contributory pension scheme and performance-related pay programme.


Further details about the post can be obtained from the UCL Business website ( or from Helen Young, UCL Business PLC, The Network Building, 97 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 4TP. Tel: 020 7679 9000, email


Applications close at 23:59 on 19 April 2015.


UCL Business PLC is an equal opportunities employer.