Trade Mark Paralegal

Recruiter
Location
Surrey, England / England, Berkshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
15 Sep 2017
Ref
25597
Contact
Sylvia Mueller
Sector/Practice Area
Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract/hours
Part time

My client, an international pharma company is looking for a in-house trade mark paralegal, for a long term contract. (18 months)

This is a longterm role with good opportunity for extension. It will be a good fit for an experienced trade mark paralegal. Ideally, the right candidate will have some good experience handling a large portfolio of trademarks.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordination of the IP Management system
  • Filing UK/EUTM/WIPO trade mark applications and renewals
  • Liaising and instructing local counsel and external counsel
  • Database management and data entry
  • Case handling for trademark infringements
  • Ad hoc trade mark and IP paralegal duties
  • Being the point of contact for trade mark enquiries

Candidates of interest:

  • Experienced paralegals - in-house experience handling a large trademark portfolio or a trademark paralegal coming from private practice
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to prioritize work
  • Strong attention to detail and able to produce written work free from spelling/grammar mistakes
  • CITMA Trademark Administrators course is preferred but not required

The role offers a competitive daily and you will work closely with the Head of Trade Marks.