Intellectual Property Brands Associate

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£90000 - £150000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
BBBH13583
Contact
Sarah Beard
Practice area
Intellectual property
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Due to incredible growth over the last year, a leading Tier 1 International firm are hiring an Intellectual Property Associate focused on Brand Trade Marks and Design into their expert team.

This firm have a forward-thinking, innovative and dynamic culture, there is a real entrepreneurial spirit throughout all the offices, which aligns nicely with their continued growth. The firm have excellent internal communications and a strong management team. Partners are very accessible, and this collegiate approach has given them a culture where legal talent is nurtured.

The Firm

Their lawyers & Partners come very highly recommended in Chambers Guides and act across a very broad, high end client base. The firm attracts work from fast-growth and major UK and International clients, along with UK subsidiaries of overseas-owned corporates.

Ranked high up in the Legal 500 across a range of practice areas this full service law firm set the bar with their peers in the City. They are sought after by Associates as a destination to build a career in law thanks to the firms outstanding training and development coupled with ultra high quality work.

The Role

The Intellectual Property Group are looking to bring in a specialist in IP Brand work. The team are experts when it comes to trade mark and design filing. The work will be a mix of contentious and noncontentious matters.

The successful hire will need to be a Trade Mark Solicitor or Attorney with an awareness of trade mark and design protection and experience in UK, EUTM and international trade mark, design filing, registry proceedings and portfolio management. You will be adept at providing search and clearance advice to use and/or register new marks at the UK and EUIPO levels.

This is a standout opportunity to join a leading IP Brands team. You will be directly supporting and working alongside industry leading Partners. The salary package is competitive, and the career prospects are very realistic.

The roles comes with a lot of responsibility as you will be supervising the trade mark paralegals and administrators as well as supporting the development of other team members.

Requirements

  • Trade Mark Solicitor or Attorney with at least 2 - 6 years PQE
  • Must possess solid experience in the Firm's core sectors as well as in trade mark prosecution and design filing
  • You will already have experience working in a top tier law firm
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong academics are essential with a minimum 2:1 degree
  • First class communication skills are essential

This an exciting opportunity for an Intellectual Property legal specialist to join one of the best IP departments in London.

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