The IP, TCC, Media Group is a broad based practice group built around IP expertise, industry knowledge in the technology and communications sector, and experience in regulatory and content issues for converging media
Members of the Group have a wide range of skills including litigation, commercial, transactional and regulatory work plus more specialised skills in areas such as trade mark registration, distribution and agency arrangements, franchising and privacy.Areas of expertise include brand strategy, IP litigation, digital copyright, government procurement, defence contracting, pharma, defamation and telco infrastructure.
We are seeking an experienced IP litigation lawyer. The ideal candidate will have experience in handling advisory and contentious IP matters, including providing advice, preparing cease and desist correspondence, drafting pleadings and other court documents, briefing counsel, preparing evidence and drafting submissions.
You will work on market-leading IP matters, working closely with our specialist partners and other team members on a range of advisory and contentious IP matters.
Skills and experience required
We are looking for someone with strong academics and 3-6 years or more post-qualification experience, preferably from a specialist IP practice with a focus on litigation.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication, negotiation and inter-personal skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. They will be able to manage client matters, deliver exemplary client service and delegate work.
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At Baker & McKenzie we are different in the way we think, work and behave. Like no other law firm, we were born global. Our Australian practice was established in Sydney in 1964, in Melbourne in 1982 and in Brisbane in 2014. Our lawyers work seamlessly with our global colleagues, collectively providing a capacity of more than 5,600 locally qualified lawyers and 6,000 professional staff in 77 locations across 47 countries.
Baker & McKenzie Australia can offer you access to complex, market leading matters working with some of the world's best legal minds – people who know the law and who understand business. We have an unrivalled ability to provide training and secondment opportunities across our global network. Locally, we have an inclusive culture of learning, coaching and opportunity where you will work in small teams on matters that often cross borders. We value people who think ahead and get noticed.
If you are self motivated and excited by the connectivity that a global law firm can offer, then we would like to hear from you. Please click on the Apply icon to start the online application process for this role. We will then be in touch with you once we have reviewed your application.
For a confidential discussion and further information, please contact Suzan Wilkinson, Talent Management Consultant, 02 8922 5505.