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.