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Job Description

This is your opportunity to join Silverstream Technologies, a market leading clean technology company standing at the forefront of ship efficiency solutions and maritime decarbonisation. Silverstream are dedicated to delivering cutting-edge technology to reduce fuel burn and harmful emissions from oceangoing vessels.  As they continue to grow, they are seeking an Intellectual Property and Patents Manager to contribute to their success.

Reporting To: Chief Technical Officer

Location: London / Southampton office including Hybrid Working.

The IP and Patents Manager will play a vital role in shaping and implementing our IP and Patents Strategy as well as leading our efforts to secure our intellectual assets. A key aspect of the role is to assist our team in capturing, understanding and describing their inventions and working closely with our external IP attorneys for any patent filings.

Experience / Qualifications Required:


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Data Science or related subject.

  • IP management experience.

  • Confident in conducting workshops, training courses and presentations.

  • Ability to understand both technical and legal documents.

  • A proven track record of handling IP related deadlines.

  • Familiarity with patent databases, patent searching, and related tools.

  • Experience in international patent filings and an understanding of global IP regulations.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.

  • Strong analytical skills, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to understand complex technical concepts, breaking them down to assess their patentability.

  • Excellent communication skills, enabling you to liaise between scientific teams and legal professionals, and effectively convey intricate IP concepts.

  • A proactive approach, always on the lookout for potential IP opportunities and risks.


  • Previous experience in the maritime industry.

  • A strong network within the IP community.

  • Experience working with fast growing small to medium sized companies.


  • Flexi-Time with your working hours

  • Hybrid Working

  • Workplace Pension Scheme

  • Life Assurance Cover

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • 24/7 GP Access and Mental Health Support

  • Eyecare Vouchers

  • 25 days Annual Leave + Public Holidays

  • Company Sick Pay

  • Discounted Gym Membership

How To Apply:

If this is the role for you, please submit your CV by clicking the "Apply for this job".

Please note if you are applying from outside the UK, you must be willing to relocate and have the rights to live and work in the UK.

Interview Process:

Successful candidates will be taken through a 2 stage interview process with Silverstream:

  • 1st Stage Interview - Completed via Teams

  • 2nd Stage Interview - Completed at their London HQ Office

Note: All successful applicants will receive contact from Faststream before submitting your CV to Silverstream.