Trade Mark Paralegal

Career Legal
London, South East England
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Unique opportunity at this extra- ordinary leading media/entertainment law firm located in the City, joining an established Trade Mark team with a portfolio that ranges from fashion to music and beyond, this is a high calibre team who offer a tremendous environment working on globally recognized brands.

This newly created role will work alongside other paralegals in the Brands team.

Core responsibilities for this role will include:

• Assisting in the management of the clients IP portfolio, including trademarks, copyright and designs;

• Maintaining and updating central database of trade mark registrations/pending applications and registered designs;

• Supporting the team in adherence to all national and foreign trademark deadlines;

• Processing and docketing all incoming registry post/correspondence;

• Reviewing, preparing, drafting and sending out search reports and watch notice reports to the clients;

• Preparing and filing trade mark applications and renewals;

• Preparing and filing trade mark oppositions and cancellation actions;

• Preparing and filing design applications;

• Preparing cost estimates;

• Preparing draft responses to registry objections;

• Reporting of filing receipts, advertisements, registration and renewal certificates;

• Liaising with overseas agents and requesting frequent status updates;

• Amending documents;

• Dealing with/screening calls and arranging conference calls;

• Proactive and responsive diary management;

• Assisting with trademark billing and co-ordination

Successful candidate’s will certainly have a wealth of trademark administration experience,

and ideally have the Trade mark formalities certificate; ideally you will also have experience of WebTMS/IPPO.