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Intellectual Property Formalities Administrator


Intellectual Property
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to invent, design and develop market leading products for the global market. By working in our world-class research, design and development (RDD) department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Intellectual Property Formalities Administrator to join the Legal Support Services Team. The successful candidate will be motivated, organised and have strong attention to detail

This is a full-time permanent role including duties similar to the below:

  • Creating IP rights in patent management system (Anaqua)

  • Processing incoming emails from agents and updating IP records in patent management system (Anaqua)

  • Data inputting / checking

  • Filing new IP rights (patents, designs & TMs)

  • Filing SFD (F7, Formal drawings, Exam report responses) using EPOline online filling software

  • Preparing and submitting IDS instructions to US agents & uploading related art into patent management system (Anaqua)

  • Collating and uploading internal search results

  • Ordering priority documents

  • Checking and ordering formal drawings

  • Monitoring and requesting EM publications

  • EP claims translations & validations

  • Other general IP admin duties

About you

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone that ideally holds the CIPA administration qualification or has strong IP administration experience.

The ideal candidate will be someone that can demonstrate IT literacy, are quick to learn, organised, reliable and have strong attention to detail. They would need to demonstrate working well under pressure, prioritising workload and working to strict deadlines.

Due to the nature of the department it's essential that you take pride in your work and can commit to being highly accurate in your duties. Whilst you will be working in a team, the ability to work on your own and using your initiative is essential.

Lastly, the pace at Dyson is incredibly fast so therefore you must be comfortable with working at pace.  



  • Performance related bonus 

  • Company paid Life Assurance 

  • Discounts on Dyson machines 

  • Competitive pension scheme 

  • Purchase additional holidays  


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon 

  • On-site parking 

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  

  • Free on-site hair salon 

  • On-site lifestyle Assist 

  • Electric vehicle scheme  


  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents 

  • Digital GP and prescription service 

  • Fertility treatment support 

  • On-site gym and sports centre 

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.