On behalf of one of our clients, an IP firm based in Geneva, we are looking for a 
Temporary IP Paralegal (6 months)
Geneva Temporary Referenz: MG23-0081
Responsibilities
  • Integrate a new trademark portfolio.
  • Conduct online trademark searches worldwide.
  • Follow-up on internal and external due dates.
  • Manage filings, prosecution, maintenance and post-registration matters for trademarks and designs, prepare all related documentation and completing all related administrative formalities such as legalisation of documents.
  • Manage IP database records, require prompt and accurate data entry and rigorous deadline management.
  • Liaise with clients, foreign agents and Patent & Trademark Offices or Administrations.
  • Issue invoices, follow-up on payments and send reminders.
  • Monitor changes in laws and procedures affecting clients’ IP portfolio and communicate on those changes.
  • Provide support on infringement, opposition and cancellation cases.
Qualifications
  • Immediate availability
  • Business diploma (CFC or equivalent for paralegal); legal background as well as translation skills is a plus.
  • Min. 5-7 years’ experience as IP/trademark paralegal.
  • Fluency in French and English; German is an asset.
  • Strong organizational and priority management skills, high attention to detail.
  • Responsiveness, motivation, commitment & interest in IP.
  • Active participation and team spirit.
  • Excellent command of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and business IT tools, including Saegis, TMGO365 and Patricia.
  • Pragmatic and business-oriented.
  • At ease in an international environment.
  • Curiosity to explore unfamiliar legal subject matter and new or evolving technology.
Contact: Martine Gauderon Alec
Alec Allan & Associés SA
Rue de-Candolle 9
1205 Genève
T +41 22 322 25 35
www.alecallan.com