Intellectual Property/Commercial Solicitor

Fort Recruitment
Manchester, UK
20 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an Intellectual Property/Commercial Solicitor to work at a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with a wide portfolio of clients across a wide range of specialist sectors.

The role is for a Senior Associate.

Intellectual Property/Commercial Solicitor - Key responsibilities

* Specialist intellectual property advice

* infringement opinions and litigation support

* intellectual property due diligence and general corporate support

* intellectual property commercialisation strategies

* intellectual property audit reviews

* intellectual property contracts including licensing, sponsorship agreements, merchandising agreements, royalty agreements, and assignments

* commercial agreements

Intellectual Property/Commercial Solicitor - The Candidate

Essential Requirements

* Experience of providing the full range of intellectual property advisory services in private legal practice

* Experience of drafting and negotiating IP and commercial contracts and documentation

* An understanding of clients' needs and expectations

* Excellence in service quality (service delivery and quality of services provided), through technical and service excellence

* Ability to work as part of a team and independently

* Ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure

* Excellent organisational and time management skills

* Attention to detail and ability to get a grip of the wider commercial issues

* Excellent legal and commercial research skills

* Ability to play a proactive part in business development activity

* Adherence to guidelines and procedures.


* Ability to build and maintain professional working relationships, network and work collaboratively

* Knowledge of trade mark and design rights registrations in the UK, the EU and through the Madrid Protocol.

* Excellence in persuading and influencing and ability to remain an effective communicator under pressure

* Good listening skills and willingness to receive and act on feedback

* A proven track record of involvement in effective business development activity

In return, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. Further details can be provided upon request

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