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