This well-known FMCG company is seeking a IP/ Trademarks Counsel to join their busy team.
Responsibilities will include working closely with internal clients and outside counsel to review and clear new pack designs, marketing material, innovations, main brands, sub-brands, product features, slogans and logos. Trademark portfolio management: managing and prosecuting trademark portfolio - including handling significant registry objections. Actively running disputes: contentious matters before trademark registries (active and passive oppositions and cancellations) and the courts (infringement and cancellation actions). Advising the business on its day-to-day trademark, design and copyright queries - including the IP clauses of agreements. Supporting the business in relation to other IP related projects, such as licenses and assignments, trademark portfolio audits, copyright and domain name matters.
The successful applicant will be a UK solicitor or trademark attorney. You would have gained substantial experience in trademark portfolio management and prosecution, including search opinions, trademark prosecution. Experience of advising on trademark, copyright and designs matters, including enforcement / complex contentious matters.
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