Intellectual Property/Commercial Solicitor

Recruiter
Fort Recruitment
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
04 Nov 2019
Ref
1302329533
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Desirable

* 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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