BCL Legal Recruitment
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IP Solicitor

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Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£44,000.00 - 54,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
AW/68104

Description

IP Solicitor

This is an excellent opportunity for a junior lawyer looking to progress their career within IP at a leading international firm. This experienced IP team is one of the largest in the UK advising a wide range of blue chip technology, manufacturing, life sciences and retail companies on all aspects of the exploitation and enforcement of their intellectual property rights. This includes advising clients on managing their intellectual property and optimising their returns and investment. It also includes advising on potential collaborations with third parties and on the IP aspects of the sale or purchase of businesses.

A substantial number of the team have science backgrounds in a wide range of disciplines such as life sciences, electronics, physics and chemistry. Coupled with legal expertise, this puts the team as one of the leaders in handling technically challenging patent disputes. In addition, the team has extensive experience of specialist sectors such as electronics, ICT, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, automotive, retail, oil and universities to list but a few.

Many of the matters which the team handles include an international element and there is a considerable knowledge base within the team concerning practices and the variety of ways disputes are handled overseas.

The Role:
* Advising on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious IP, including:
- licensing
- R&D agreements
- joint ventures
- transactional support
- advisory work
- IP disputes

Candidate Requirements:
* At least one years' experience in IP (it is envisaged that the maximum level of qualification required to fulfil the requirements of the role will be c. 5 PQE)
* Experience of and/or enthusiasm for data protection and freedom of information matters will also be desirable but not essential.
* Keen networker.
* A strong academic background.

Benefits:
* Market leading salary and attractive benefits package.
* A busy, friendly and dynamic team in which every team member is encouraged to make his or her own mark.
* Comprehensive training and development programme.
* The opportunity to work flexibly, including part-time hours and agile working more generally.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Angharad Warren at BCL Legal.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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