Patent Formalities Assistant

Position
Patent Formalities Assistant


Recruiter
Caselton Clark


Location
London


Salary
Competitive


Date
24 November 2017


Apply now
One of most well-respected Intellectual Property firms in the UK are in need of additional formalities staff. This role is to work within either the Names or Docketing section within their Formalities team, and reporting to the Formalities Supervisor.

The Formalities team has nineteen members which comprises of one supervisor, eight in the Docketing section, four in the International section, one in the Renewals section and five in the European Grant section. Some of the tasks you will be expected to cover will include;

Names - this includes updating client references, addresses, debtors etc.

Working closely with the Marketing Team to ensure consistency across Inprotech and Interaction.

Monitoring deadlines, Processing incoming emails, Post and inputting deadlines onto the system.

Dealing with EPO and EUIPO Portal.

Filing applications at UK, EPO and International Bureau.

New Orders.

Scanning incoming post into the Document Management System.

Monitoring and maintaining internal reminders.

Regular liaison with clients, fee earners and others members of the firm.

Monitoring and maintaining the firm's email and facsimile inboxes.

Other ad-hoc duties that may arise.

Essential skills /Experience:

CIPA qualification (preferred).

Experience in an IP Formalities department is a must.

High level of Inprotech experience.

Strong literacy skills and a good eye for detail.

Able to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines calmly and efficiently.

Strong communication skills as expected to liaise confidently with fee earners, clients and all other members of the firm.

Have a flexible attitude and willing to stay late if needed.

Be willing to learn, share knowledge and work as part of a team.

Please enquire confidentially for further information.
Features
The latest features from IPPro The Internet
As the UK shifts closer to its eventual departure from the EU, the country’s intellectual property industry assesses its options and looks to avoid a cliff edge. Kate O’Rourke, president of the Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys, explains
Vladimir Biriulin of Gorodissky discusses the technical knowledge that the Russian IP Court has developed over its four-year tenure
Join Our Newsletter

Sign up today and never
miss the latest news or an issue again

Subscribe now
With EU copyright reforms coming to a head, Barney Dixon speaks to Raegan MacDonald to see how the landscape has changed in recent months
Le Quang Vinh of Bross & Partners examines the substantive changes to criminal law in Vietnam that promise to rein in counterfeiting and piracy
As EU copyright reform continues, publishers are insisting the press publisher’s right will be good for business and won’t harm consumers. Angela Mills Wade of the European Publishers Council explains
ECTA’s copyright committee was formed in response to the modernisation of the EU’s approach to copyright. Chair Dr Christian Freudenberg tells Mark Dugdale what this has meant in practice
ECTA has ramped up its efforts to ensure that IP rights are heard in Brexit negotiations. But this isn’t all the trademark association has been up to in the past year, as Ruta Olmane explains
William Dyer III and Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes examine TC Heartland v Kraft and the arguments put forward in support of each party
Country profiles
The latest country profiles from IPPro The Internet
While Indian fair use is not explicit, provisions exist for the fair dealing of copyright. Rohit Singh and Tina Canneth of Abu-Ghazeleh Intellectual Property delve deeper
An interpretation of the current events exception in Radosavljević is creative, say BDK Advokati's Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović
IPPro Patents

Visit our sister site
for all the latest IP patents news and analysis

ippropatents.com
Yu-Li Tsai of Deep & Far examines how damages are calculated in patent infringement litigation
A recent amendment will make costly annulments a thing of the past. Gilberto Sanchez of SPECyF explains
New legislation in Turkey promises a swathe of trademark changes. Dr Cahit Suluk of Cahit Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm explains
A trademark decision clarified ‘against the public order’ as an absolute ground for refusal. Sár and Partners – Danubia Patent & Law Office reports
Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović of BDK Advokati review the recent squabble about copyright protection for ‘routinely created photos’
Alston & Bird recently expanded with a new office focusing on counselling Chinese companies on US intellectual property law. Yitai Hu explains what patent owners face when working across borders
Interviews
The latest interviews from IPPro The Internet