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Job Title IP Services Administrator - Dubai
Job Location Dubai
Job Type Business/Professional Services & Support

Department : IP, Commercial & Technology

Location : Dubai

The Role

To handle administrative functions relating to the management and prosecution of trade marks, patents and designs.

Key responsibilities

  • Utilise tools within an intellectual property database to prepare trade mark, patent and design application forms and other routine English language documentation relating to the filing and prosecution of trade mark, patent and design applications.
  • Organise the translation of correspondence between Clyde & Co and the Trade Marks and Patent Office (i.e. arranging for letters from the Office to be translated into English and for letters from Clyde & Co to the Trade Marks of Patent Office to be translated into English and Arabic).
  • Liaise with case handlers to prepare routine letters and documents (based on precedents). This will include, for example, trade mark approval sheets, Powers of Attorney and standard letters instructing corresponding agents and reporting to clients.
  • Management of original documents
  • Make telephone calls to the Trade Marks and Patent Offices.
  • Accurately enter data into the trade mark database.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of all work produced.
  • Effectively monitor all case deadlines.
  • Provide cover for team member absences
  • Ad hoc duties as direct by IP Operations Manager

Candidate Requirements

We are interested in candidates with:

  • Education up to high school level or equivalent; degree desirable
  • Previous trade mark or patent administration experience is essential
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Excellent organisational and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in a team - the role will involve working as part of a team of administrators and receiving instructions from paralegals and case handlers
  • Ability to prioritise a very busy workload, work effectively under pressure, meeting tight case deadlines and taking a proactive approach.

Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a global law firm which has quadrupled in size over the past decade.Revenues from the firm's 50+ offices* worldwide rose to £627million for the last financial year.The firm has over 1800 fee earners, across six continents, with 4000 staff advising corporates, financial institutions, private individuals and governments.

Clyde & Co, MEA

With over 30 years' experience in the region and the largest presence of any international law firm, we pride ourselves on being able to help clients recognise and overcome the challenges of doing business in the Middle East.