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Trade Mark Paralegal


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Trade Mark Paralegal
Ref 105224

A diverse exciting role at this impressive City based Patent & Trade Mark practice, this position comprises a wide range of Trade Mark Paralegal and records/formalities aspect, assisting with the smooth running of Trade Mark Support group which covers a cohesive team across the firms’ offices.

Key responsibilities include:
• arranging for the opening of cases, prior to the drafting of application forms and new foreign filing instructions; entering all takeover cases checking of the same; liaising with TM attorneys and TM formalities;
• overseeing quality control duties in respect of trade marks; monitoring of diary deadlines; coordinating with Records, TM attorneys and TM formalities;
• team leader of trade mark secretarial team; including training of the secretarial team; assisting with training TM formalities team;
• reviewing of TM law to ensure rule sets are up to date; liaising with Records;
• arranging for post registration trade mark requirements to be completed worldwide;
• preparing and recording of assignments, recordals of change of name/address, all other relevant changes to client details at the UK and CTM offices,  liaising with local agents in relation to overseas recordals;
• handling of identical searches, assisting with reporting trade mark watch notices;
• preparation of schedules and estimates for clients;     
• telephone and email contact with clients, IP offices, local agents and HMRC;
• responsibility for your own workload;
• assisting with checking and reporting acceptances, CTM search reports, publications and registrations for UK, CTM and overseas cases, reporting UK and CTM citations to clients.

The preferred candidate will have a strong academic record with, preferably, a degree and an ITMA qualification.  You will have an in-depth knowledge of trade marks processes and the relevant legislation. 

They will also be self-motivated, methodical, good at prioritising, with strong client management skills.  This is an ideal opportunity for a trade marks paralegal who is seeking a more demanding and autonomous role.

To apply for this role please forward a CV to Joe Neilson at Career Legal Ltd. Via email to

For our application policy please view the link below. Career Legal is a Recruitment Business & Agency and is advertising this permanent vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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