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Intellectual Property - Trainee Trade Mark Attorney

Taskmaster

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Published
30-08-2019
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Published:
30-08-2019
Expires:
04-10-2019
Job id:
LJA-75227509
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Law and Legal Services

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an innovative, leading International Law Firm who remain a great organisation to work for, retaining their close-knit, family ethos despite the continued growth & success. Our client are a big believer in encouraging and developing talent, always aiming to get the best from their employees. You would be joining an existing team with extensive expertise and knowledge that delivers real results for their clients. This ensures a huge sense of pride across the business whilst the firm invest heavily in helping the team develop and rewarding the team's success. The benefits include: Competitive salary Full cost of 2 year trade mark attorney course and associated expenses covered by the firm Pension scheme (immediate) Private healthcare 25 days holiday stats Condensed working hours (4 hours) on Christmas Eve, New Years' Eve and Good Friday Additional entitlement due to length of service after 5 years up to a maximum of a further 5 days Free eye tests Annual free flu jabs Childcare voucher scheme Cycle scheme Loyalty awards after 5 years, 20 years, 25 years and 40 years Employee Counselling Service Microsoft Home Use Program Unused Holidays to Cash Scheme The Role: A trainee is required who will ultimately become a qualified attorney within the trade mark team at the firm's Aberdeen office. Becoming a Trade Mark Attorney is explained by the Chartered Institute of Trade Marks (CITMA) at (url removed)/jobs-careers/how-to-become-a-chartered-trade-mark-attorney/trade-mark-attorney-qualification-route.html Main responsibilities: Deadline management Carrying out searches Drafting legal arguments for litigation Drafting legal memos for clients and attorneys Filing applications and related documents with a variety of Trade Mark Offices Invoicing clients Client work instructions and internal processes Communicating with clients and foreign attorneys Review considerations from outside counsel Assist with updating Manage prosecution files and attorney schedules Preparing client portfolio reports Dealing with day to day queries to and from our offices in Europe and the USA Assisting with business development activities (articles, events etc.) Diary management Candidate Requirements: The positions would suit a recent law graduate with ideally a 1:1 or 2:1 classification that covered Intellectual Property (IP) within the course or someone that has some experience of IP and who can demonstrate a high skill level in the following areas: Attention to detail Being organised The ability to work on their own initiative Demonstrate excellent communication skills Work to precise deadlines Prioritise, take instruction and work under pressure Apply on-line to be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be initially contacted for an exploratory conversation to discuss their background, the role and the firm. For those progressing a 1st stage interview will then be quickly arranged. Please be aware that TM Resourcing are a recruitment agency acting on behalf of our client for this vacancy

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Job id:
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Job type:
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Job sector:
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