Description

Baker & McKenzie is currently looking for an Intellectual Property Paralegal to assist the lawyers on a range of IPTech matters within the practice group.

Responsibilities:

These will include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing trademark registration portfolios:
    • Preparing costs estimates;
    • Conducting searches;
    • Filing new applications in Singapore and International Applications under the Madrid Protocol, including drafting specification;
    • Advising on strategies and courses of action available to clients;
    • Advising on office actions and drafting submissions;
    • Handling legal related queries; and
    • Coordinating global trademark filings.
  • Assisting with recordal projects, opposition matters, IP due diligence exercise, opposition matters, etc.
  • Time entry and billing.
  • Assisting with business development, knowledge and innovation initiatives for the IPTech practice group

Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification / experience or Diploma in Law 
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities
  • Self-starter who is able to demonstrate a proactive and positive attitude to their work
  • Comfortable working across multiple cultures and time zones 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude and team spirit
  • High degree of attention to detail and excellent project management skills
  • Contributes to the effective functioning of the team.