IP Solicitor

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Central London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
16 Jul 2019
Ref
303291/1/AS/25
Contact
Antony Setford
Sector/Practice Area
Intellectual Property, Patents
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
My client is one of the world's leading law firms, positioned within the Legal 100. Due to growth my client is looking to develop their existing team within intellectual property, and have an open role for an IP associate in London.

We are looking for a solicitor with experience of both contentious and non-contentious IP matters who is looking to make that 'next step' to a firm where you can progress your career. We are ideally looking for an individual who enjoys networking, business development and working with high profile and international clients across many sectors.
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Providing appropriate and professional advice to clients, managing workload and client expectations and drafting
  • Providing a broad range of transactional disputes and advisory IP work to clients in many sectors
  • Input into a wide variety of transactional work in IP-heavy sectors including fast moving consumer goods, technology, media and life sciences
  • Standalone IP advice on transaction structuring, IP agreements, infringement and validity issues
Requirements
  • The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years' PQE
  • Experience working in a private practice law firm
  • A background working in both contentious and non-contentious IP matters
  • Experience as well as advisory work across a range of industry sectors
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills
Current self-generated work includes:
  • Trademark prosecution and opposition work, including live cases before the CJEU
  • IP Strategy and counselling
  • Complex cross-border IP licensing in respect of IP rights across multiple sectors including FMCG, technology and life sciences
  • IPEC and High Court proceedings
Please contact Antony Setford for more details on this intellectual property solicitor role based in London. 0202 7649 9298.