Company Name EPA - Insight
Location Birmingham, United Kingdom
Date Posted Sep 26, 2017
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time


PQE: 2 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Department: Intellectual Property & IT
Location: Birmingham

Responsibilities include:-

Researching new trademarks
Carrying our national and internation trade mark searches
Advising on trade mark availability for use or registration
advising on desit and copyright issues;
overseeing all procedural details of trade mark registration
managing, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights, include trade marks, patents, copyrights, designs and the "get up" of a product (look or image)
negotiating in trade mark design, and domain name disputes;
taking action on trade mark infringement and passing off;
drawing up appropriate contractual papers, settlement agreements, co-existence agreements, assignments, licences, etc
providing back-up to the solicitors and barristers conducting a case if it comes to litigation
advising clients on the use and protection of trade marks and the classes of goods or services they need to cover with their registration;
assisting clients with identifying the nature of their intellectual property;
advising on the legal aspects of marketing new goods or services and their introduction into the market place as well as developing brand enlargement;
composing complex letters to client, the Trade Mark Registry, the OHIM and other parties;
monitoring existing and proposed trade marks;
attending meetings and undertaking conference calls with clients and other contacts in the UK and overseas;
dealing with general enquiries on trade mark protection;
managing a portfolio of brands in the UK and overseas;
advising clients about countries in which to seek registration and the most cost effective way of achiving this;
filing applications on an international basis as well UK and Community Trade Marks;
developing working relationships with clients, relevant brand managers and other contacts in the UK and overseas;
handling trade mark, design and patent renewal

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