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Patent Searcher


Intellectual Property
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us  

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. 

Our Legal and IP teams protect our profit and keep us competitive by ensuring our technology stays unique for as long as possible. They work directly with our engineers who invent the technology and our commercial team who develop the messaging, to create and defend the most compelling performance claims in each market. 

About the role  

We are currently looking for a Patent Searcher to join the Intellectual Property (IP) Department. This role would be based at our Malmesbury campus. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is already a patent searcher, or someone who has a technical or engineering background and is keen to step into the world of patent searching.  

As a Patent Searcher you would support current and future product development by finding, retrieving, and supplying patent information to various stakeholders within the business. You will be required to carry out patent searching and patent analytics, and monitoring of competitor patenting activity. 

About you  

  • Degree, equivalent or higher in mechanical or electronics engineering, or scientific discipline such as physics or chemistry.  

  • Experience in patent searching and/or patent analytics would be advantageous.  

  • QPIP (Qualified Patent Information Professional) would be beneficial but not essential. 

  • The ability to quickly learn and understand new concepts 

  • A curious and analytical mindset. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  

  • The ability to assimilate technical information and translate it into patent search strategies. 



  • 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.