A leading international, full-service law firm, working with clients in the world's most dynamic industries.
The firm has an innovative, modern approach with clients ranging from promising new start-ups to multinational leaders of industry, with a client base that includes 60% of the world's top 50 brands.
Within the firm's IP & Media Group, this is for an associate who will be involved in both contentious and non-contentious matters.
The work may include any of the following areas:
-advising on copyright and related rights, as well as database rights, in a range of sectors including music, publishing, news, advertising and audio-visual content.
-trade mark, domain name and design disputes advising on, drafting and negotiating licences and other agreements relating to trade marks, copyright and designs, including merchandising, sponsorship and franchise agreements
-advising on the management and protection of global trade mark portfolios including advising on filing strategies, and mark clearances, and conducting oppositions to conflicting trademarks and revocation proceedings
-advising on content and publishing matters, including copy clearance advice, use in advertising and issues such as web scraping
-advising on image rights, endorsement agreements and sponsorship
-advice on advertising compliance and regulatory issues; and
-corporate IP support in the context of M&A and other transactions.
The role involves a high level of client contact and the associate will conduct client meetings independently as well as under supervision.
You'll be a UK qualified a solicitor with 4-6PQE and preferably from a firm with a leading intellectual property practice and have a demonstrable enthusiasm for 'soft' IP.
You'll need to be self-motivated and have the ability to work closely with other team members
Strong academics and technical ability are essential as well as a commercial focus, sound judgement and good business development skills.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.