IP Commercial Associate

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£85,000 - 120,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
RC/ 93493
30+ days ago
Commercial Intellectual Property - City of London - Private Practice Fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Commercial Intellectual Property to step up to a Top Tier, market leading, firm. The Firm Future facing firm with 80 offices in 50 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide, who combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving them the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it. The Team The Band One ranked Intellectual Property practice group has an opportunity for a business-focused, junior to mid-level lawyer to join our prestigious team. The multi-disciplinary team is probably the largest dedicated IP team in the UK, and is comprised of solicitors, solicitor-advocates, patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys. The team conducts a wide range cutting-edge work, for clients ranging from the very largest blue-chip organisations to smaller commercial entities and start-ups. The Role You would be involved with: * A broad range of non-contentious IP matters. * Advising on IP strategy, conducting IP audits for clients and advising generally on the protection, licensing and (if required) enforcement of IP rights. * Leading the drafting and negotiation of a broad range of IP focused agreements such as settlement and co-existence agreements; licence, franchise and distribution agreements; IP assignments; collaboration and R&D agreements; sponsorship agreements; and/or technology transfer agreements. * Supporting teams around the firm on the IP aspects of transactions, such as M&A deals and joint venture agreements, including conducting IP due diligence, drafting and negotiating IP warranties; * Providing effective professional support for partners * Supporting a range of market leading sector-focused teams, including technology, life sciences, sustainable energy, betting & gaming and hotels. The Candidate You will have: * Solid post qualification experience in a City, major regional or leading international firm. * Excellent commercial drafting and analytical skills and the ability to translate legal theory into practical advice. * Experience of drafting a range of commercial IP agreements and being involved in a variety of transactions involving IP rights. * Experience of running your own files and assisting partners on more complex cases or matters/transactions * Experience in handling clients in major blue chip companies Benefits - Flexible working - Highly competitive salary structure - Fantastic benefits package - First class training and career development programme To apply for this position, please contact Richard Coward at BCL Legal
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