Senior Legal Counsel IP

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
18 Sep 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our global client is looking for a Legal Counsel with a strength in Intellectual Property (IP) to join their busy inhouse legal department based in Bristol. This is a varied and interesting role where you will act as the Lead IP Counsel across the globe.

The ideal candidate will:

Lead the IP Creation Activity including developing and implementing of IP strategy and leading the management of the IP Portfolio and manage IP risk
Advise, negotiate and draft key development contracts, collaboration agreements, R&D contracts, teaming agreements, Trade Mark licenses and NDAs
Govern the creation / ownership, use and confidentiality of Group IP and supporting major commercial and corporate transactions
Manage major cross border matters in a highly commercial environment
Deal with any IP related litigation and lead the resolution of IP disputes
Take the lead on patent management
Manage the Trade Mark portfolio
Be a UK qualified solicitor with strong academics and at least 5year PQE
Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their work

This is a great opportunity to work and learn from a highly regarded General Counsel dealing with interesting and complex legal work. The role offers the potential to progress and develop your career.

Our client envisages that candidates with at least 5 years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great inhouse opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isnt for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website. Advertised through Zoek ba6a7470cc0440c68f63d7d247ca4e559

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