Junior Lodgement Clerk

About Spruson & Ferguson

Spruson & Ferguson is one of the leading intellectual property (IP) service firms operating in the Asia-Pacific region. We have more than 130 years of experience providing a variety of services in the protection, commercialisation, enforcement and management of IP from our offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Singapore and Sydney. Our multidisciplinary team of more than 450 people includes some of the most highly regarded IP professionals in the Asia-Pacific region. The team services a diverse client base of Fortune Global 500 companies, SMEs, public sector research organisations, foreign associates and local clients.

Spruson & Ferguson is a subsidiary of IPH Limited, the first IP services group to list on the ASX.

About the role 

An opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and motivated Lodgement Clerk to join our Patents team working across both the Foreign Filing and Patent Lodgement departments. In this role you will be responsible for processing and lodging patent applications.

This role is ideal for a candidate with 1 - 2 years’ experience in administration who is looking for a long-term role where they can develop their skills in a supportive team environment. 

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities for this role are:

  • Data entry;
  • Acknowledging client instructions;
  • Checking and validating information;
  • Preparation of correspondence and formal documents;
  • Policing of files;
  • Producing reporting letters;
  • Billing; and
  • Liaising with internal departments, professional staff, foreign associates, clients and IP Australia.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 1 - 2 years' experience in an administrative role;
  • Excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines;
  • A strong sense of responsibility; and
  • The ability to work effectively with minimal supervision as part of a close team.

What we offer

Spruson & Ferguson offers:

  • A supportive and friendly team-based environment with the opportunity to learn and develop new skills;
  • A convenient CBD location (Darling Park) close to public transport with state-of-the-art amenities and a world class concierge service;
  • Flexible working arrangements including working from home;
  • A flexible dress code that allows employees to dress for their day; and
  • Paid parental leave.

How to apply

Take the next step in your career and apply now by clicking the APPLY button. Please include your resume and a cover letter that outlines your eligibility for the role in your application.

A few points to note:

  • We can only consider applicants with full working rights in Australia for this position.
  • We are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.


Junior Lodgement Clerk


Jobs / Administration & Office Support

Sydney NSW

Annually - Full time

10 months ago

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