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Madison Pearl

Madison Pearl was established in 2015 in Dubai to focus on the financial markets across the Middle East region.

Address: Madison Pearl Ltd. Dubai International Financial Centre 2nd Floor, Tower 1, Al Fattan Currency House
PO Box 507099
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Within: 04 560 9100
International: +971 4 560 9100

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Taha Wahid
Consultant - Legal

IP Services Administrator – Middle East Team – Global Law Firm – KSA/UAE (KSA nationals, UAE nationals & Expats), LawLegalLegal Services

  • Full Time
  • UAE / KSA
  • Posted on, 8 January, 2024

Job Description:

A rare opportunity to join a Legal 500 ranked international law firm!

The role requires an exceptional candidate to handle administrative functions relating to the management and prosecution of trade marks, patents and designs.

As the role can be based in KSA or UAE, the team is open to KSA nationals, UAE nationals & expats.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilise tools within an intellectual property database to prepare trade mark, patent and design application forms and other routine English language documentation relating to the filing and prosecution of trade mark, patent and design applications.
  • Organise the translation of correspondence between Clyde & Co and the Trade Marks and Patent Office (i.e. arranging for letters from the Office to be translated into English and for letters from the firm to the Trade Marks of Patent Office to be translated into English and Arabic).
  • Liaise with case handlers to prepare routine letters and documents (based on precedents). This will include, for example, trade mark approval sheets, Powers of Attorney and standard letters instructing corresponding agents and reporting to clients.
  • Management of original documents.
  • Make telephone calls to the Trade Marks and Patent Offices..
  • Accurately enter data into the trade mark database..
  • Take responsibility for the quality of all work produced.
  • Effectively monitor all case deadlines.
  • Provide cover for team member absences.
  • Ad hoc duties as direct by IP Operations Manager.

Key Requirements:

  • Education up to high school level or equivalent; degree desirable;
  • Previous administration experience gained within professional services; trade mark or patent administration experience desirable;
  • Excellent written and spoken Arabic and English;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to work in a team – the role will involve working as part of a team of administrators and receiving instructions from paralegals and case handlers;
  • Ability to multi-task;
  • Ability to prioritise a very busy workload and work effectively under pressure; and
  • Ability to work to tight case deadlines and take a proactive approach to work.

A pragmatic and dynamic international law firm with a focus on core sectors of infrastructure, insurance, international trade, natural resources and transportation. The firm is recognised for its work in and with fast-moving and volatile emerging markets, and for a history of managing complex, multi-jurisdictional transactions and disputes.

From a network of 50+ offices and 3,600+ staff over 6 continents, we are on the front line for our clients’ interests, all over the world.

We are one of the major international law firms in the GCC with around 200 specialist lawyers and paralegals, and 350 staff in total, operating as one unit across our regional office network:

  • Dubai
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Riyadh
  • Doha
  • Cairo

*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted*

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