Trainee Trade Mark Attorney

Belfast, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new company
A leading international law firm distinguished for their prestigious standard in banking, corporate, global capital markets and litigation is recruiting for an ambitious Trade Mark Attorney to join the growing team in the Belfast office.

Your new roleYou'll work with senior lawyers and trade mark attorneys to provide advice for trade mark and design filing strategies.
You'll be responsible for filing and prosecuting UK, EU and International (WIPO) trade mark and design applications through to registration and liaising with local agents in relation to national applications worldwide.
You'll be responsible for preparing and filing opposition, cancellation and revocation actions, including drafting related submissions and preparing evidence.
You'll be responsible for managing the renewal and maintenance of clients' global trade mark and design portfolios.
You'll carry out availability searches and advising on trade mark and design availability for use and registration.
You'll advise clients on filing strategies and trade mark and design use and maintenance issues.
You'll advising clients on and dealing with registry objections and brand conflicts.

What you'll need to succeed You'll be newly qualified trade mark attorney or a graduate with relevant trade mark and design experience who is committed to qualifying as a trade mark attorney.
You'll be able to demonstrate strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and adapt a detail-focused and self-motivated approach.
You'll demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be a collaborative team player with the ability to develop and work in a fast paced, intellectually rigorous environment.
In addition to strong English language capabilities, being able to work in French, German, Spanish and/or Italian would be an advantage.

What you'll get in return
You'll receive a competitive salary and work in a superlative environment in one of the world's most elite law firms.

What you need to do now
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