Trademark Attorney - Dubai

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
United Arab Emirates, Dubai
Salary
£70000.00 - £85000 per annum
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
16 May 2019
Ref
BBBH24998
Contact
Matthew Whitehead
Contract
Permanent
Hours
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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