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Kilburn & Strode is one of Europe’s leading firms of patent and trade mark attorneys. We hire the best people and we do excellent work for the world’s most innovative organisations.

We deal with all aspects of trademarks, patents and designs. We work for a broad range of clients from major international corporations through to SMEs.

Everything flows from our people: we encourage a culture of working together and every member of our team is equally respected. We really understand our clients’ points-of-view to give them an excellent experience, creating a friendly and innovative culture where like-minded people want to train and work.

We know that our reputation as a firm is based entirely on the quality of the individuals who work here. That’s why we’ve always been uncompromising in seeking out people who are not only at the top of their game but who also share our enthusiasm and outlook.

The team and the role

We have an internationally renowned Trade Marks team, and were recently awarded the UK Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year at the WTR Global IP Awards. We are ranked in the top tier in the legal directories Legal 500, Chambers, MIP and WTR.

We have a full team of 30 people in our Trade Marks team across our London and Netherlands offices. We collaborate closely with our team in the Netherlands which enables us to provide a seamless European service to clients, both within the region and worldwide.

We have a brilliant chance for an ambitious Senior Associate to join our London team. This is a unique opportunity to join us where you will be supported in developing and growing your own practice with clear career progression. In this role you will be given the opportunity to:

  • Take the lead on the full spectrum of TM matters, working for a variety of clients
  • Supervise and mentor more junior members of the team
  • Drive client and BD activity

Essential knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Have several years post qualified trade mark attorney experience
  • Experience leading on a full range of trade mark matters including: opposition work, trade mark clearance, filing and prosecution, dispute resolution, portfolio management, anti-counterfeiting and enforcement
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience managing and developing more junior members of the team
  • Be client focussed and have proven relationship building ability
  • Confident presenting both to external clients as well as internally

To apply

We can’t wait to hear from you. If you’re interested in applying for the role, please submit your application via our web site with a copy of your CV and Covering Letter.

We aren’t committed to diversity because it’s “good for business” or because it’s the “right thing to do.” We’re committed because it makes our firm a superb place to work. Whatever your background, you’re welcome here because we love the creativity that difference brings.

All applicants will be treated on their merits regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, disability, or socio-economic background.

  • Job Type: Experienced Job
  • Career Sector: Trade Marks
  • Experience Level: Professional Certificate (2 Years Qual.)
  • Location: London
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2024
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