Patent Intern – Chemical

Spoor & Fisher has a vacancy in our Cape Town office for a Patent Intern in our Chemical team.

Applicants should hold, at least, Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Honours (Hons) degrees, in a chemical field (e.g. chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a similar field).

The successful candidate will serve an internship while completing their LLB degree with a view to subsequently serving articles, in order to qualify as a Patent Attorney.

A career as a Patent Attorney is rewarding if you are looking to combine the technical skill and expertise from your science degrees with the legal knowledge that you will acquire in your studies towards an LLB degree. As a Patent Attorney you will be required to use your understanding of science and the law to protect your clients’ inventions both locally and internationally.

If you are dynamic, diligent, dedicated and willing to work hard towards the goal of becoming a Patent Attorney at a prestigious law firm, then a career in patent law may be for you.

Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups, as per the Employment Equity Act.

For further information or to apply for this position, please contact Harold Mdlalose, Human Resources Specialist for Spoor & Fisher in South Africa, at  or by phone at (012) 676 1119.


Harold Mdlalose

Human Resources Specialist


Cape Town