Senior Legal Counsel
Bristol , GB
21h ago

Our global client is looking for a Legal Counsel with a strength in Intellectual Property (IP) to join their busy in-house legal department based in Bristol.

This is a varied and interesting role where you will act as the Lead IP Counsel across the globe.The ideal candidate will :

  • Lead the IP Creation Activity including developing and implementing of IP strategy and leading the management of the IP Portfolio and manage IP risk
  • Advise, negotiate and draft key development contracts, collaboration agreements, R&D contracts, teaming agreements, Trade Mark licenses and NDA's
  • Govern the creation / ownership, use and confidentiality of Group IP and supporting major commercial and corporate transactions
  • Manage major cross border matters in a highly commercial environment
  • Deal with any IP related litigation and lead the resolution of IP disputes
  • Take the lead on patent management
  • Manage the Trade Mark portfolio
  • Be a UK qualified solicitor with strong academics and at least 5-year PQE
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a commercial / business outlook to their workThis is a great opportunity to work and learn from a highly regarded General Counsel dealing with interesting and complex legal work.
  • The role offers the potential to progress and develop your career.Our client envisages that candidates with at least 5 years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position, however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

    For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact Simon Campbell at QED Legal. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know.

    We offer a reward fee for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.

    Comprehensive benefits package

    Or email : simon.campbell

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