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Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#7179

Paralegal - Intellectual Property and Technology, Hong Kong

DLA Piper

This role will be responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to Partner and Associates with respect to Intellectual Property prosecution, principally in the fields of trademark and copyright.

The successful candidate will work with other paralegals to assist fee earners to undertake tasks in a timely and effective manner.

This role will be an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to join a busy and dynamic practice working on a variety of Intellectual Property engagements with numerous high profile international clients.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparation of documents and submissions for trademark proceedings, including application, refusal review, opposition and invalidation/cancellation proceedings
  • Management and administration of client documents and evidence for ongoing use in trademark and copyright proceedings
  • Trademark portfolio management
  • Preparation of documents, paperwork and other formalities for filing purposes
  • Translating documents in English and Chinese
  • Preparing correspondence
  • Assisting with legal and commercial research
  • Proof reading documents
  • Preparing client summaries and reports, including reports on trademark portfolios
  • Providing updated client information for database management

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Post-secondary education
  • Relevant experience preferable but not essential
  • Experience in trademark, patent, design, domain name and non-contentious matters would be an advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of personal responsibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player but capable to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Detail-minded, flexible, willing to embrace change and self-motivated
  • Excellent command of spoken English and Mandarin Chinese and written English and Chinese
  • Willing to work overtime when required
  • Able to work under pressure and meet with tight deadlines

THE FIRM

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people across all of our practice and business services groups, and our continued success relies on our ability to provide an inclusive and motivating environment where everyone has a role to play in achieving our goal to be the leading business law firm.

Primary Location

: Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China

Job

: Intellectual Property and Technology

Schedule

: Full-time

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