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Intellectual Property Associate (12 month FTC)

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ASSOCIATE TRADE MARK ATTORNEY Salary: Competitive and based on experience Location: London Keywords: Trade Mark Attorney, Intellectual Property, Law, Legal

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a mid-level Associate / Trade Mark Attorney to join an established team in London. This is a 12-month fixed term contract offering the chance to be part of one of the largest departments in the office. The firm provides a platform where you can advise major enterprises and high-growth businesses on transformative matters, working alongside truly collaborative colleagues. With over 70% of work involving teams from across the firm, this role promises a productive and cooperative work environment.

* Opportunity to work with major enterprises and high-growth businesses
* Part of a highly collaborative international team
* Chance to contribute to transformative legal matters


What you'll do:
As an Associate Trade Mark Attorney, you will play a crucial role in providing advice on a broad spectrum of brand-related issues. You will be instrumental in managing worldwide trade mark and design portfolios, dealing with prosecution issues, and managing trade mark disputes. Your responsibilities will also include conducting online investigations, supervising junior team members, and fostering client relationships. This role offers an excellent opportunity to apply your skills in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

* Provide advice on a wide range of brand-related issues, both non-contentious and contentious
* Assist in the management of worldwide trade mark and design portfolios
* Deal with prosecution issues, draft arguments, and prepare evidence in response to Trade Mark Office objections
* Manage trade mark disputes and draft settlement agreements
* Conduct in-use (online) investigations and research
* Supervise and train junior team members
* Build new and develop existing relationships with clients


What you bring:
The ideal candidate for the Associate Trade Mark Attorney position will bring proven post-qualification experience from a leading law firm or IP practice. You should have exposure to international portfolio management for trade marks and designs, as well as experience managing contentious IP matters. A clear understanding of the operation and structure of a commercial law firm is essential. Strong presentation skills, ability to deal with high-volume workload effectively, and working knowledge of intellectual property rights are key attributes that will ensure success in this role.

* Proven post-qualification experience as a solicitor or a trade mark attorney within a comparable environment
* Experience in International portfolio management for trade marks and designs
* Ability to manage negotiations connected with contentious IP matters
* Experience with global enforcement and watching programmes; domain name disputes; and contentious registry/court proceedings
* Strong presentation skills or willingness to improve presentation skills
* Working knowledge of the full spectrum of intellectual property rights other than trade marks, including copyright and design rights


What sets this company apart:
This firm opens up a world of possibilities for lawyers everywhere. Here, you can advise major enterprises and high-growth businesses on matters that are often transformative in nature, alongside people who are truly collaborative in the way they work. The firm is one international entity, where over 70% of the work involves teams from across the firm. This common purpose and shared approach make for a more productive and collaborative place to work.

What's next:
Ready to take your career to the next level? Apply now!
Apply today by clicking on the link provided.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Intellectual Property

Industry: Legal

Salary: + benefits

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: London

Job Reference: Z9KC6D-1708AD33

Date posted: 08 July 2024

Consultant: Sam Stewart

Phone number:

sam.stewart@robertwalters.com

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