Trademark Attorney - Dubai

QED Legal
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
£70000.00 - £85000 per annum
18 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Matthew Whitehead
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level

Due to the continued growth of my Magic Circle Law firms Commercial/Intellectual Property (IP) practice, they now have a newly created vacancy for a qualified Trade Mark Attorney to join their Dubai office.

Key responsibilities

The role will be varied and include:

  • Management of local, regional and global trade mark portfolios for local and international rights holders;
  • Advising on trade mark availability and registrability;
  • Handling trade mark opposition work;
  • Providing advice on designs;
  • Managing deadlines;
  • Direct client relationship responsibility;
  • Supporting senior members of the team and, when required, supervising and managing more junior members of the team;

Candidate profile

They are looking for a candidate who is keen to be part of a diverse team and play a part in its development. You should have:

  • a university degree (or equivalent);
  • professional Trade Mark Attorney qualification;
  • NQ - 2 years post qualified experience;
  • training and experience gained from a firm with an established presence in the IP sector, or from an in-house IP position;
  • good drafting skills with a keen attention to detail;
  • confidence and initiative with a keenness to assume responsibility, work independently and take a pro-active and commercial approach to solving issues;
  • experience in carrying out detailed and methodical legal research using available resources;
  • strong interpersonal skills and interest in marketing and business development; and
  • a clear and demonstrable commitment to developing a career in the Middle East.

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