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Job Summary:

Handles and coordinates all operational functions of Intellectual Property for a given client in a certain jurisdiction

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Reads received E-mails to prioritize the jobs and attend  to urgent matters before others
  • Creates records for the instructed jobs by using a specific system (IPMS) and maintains their follow up related to payments, deadlines and all other related matters by setting up tasks and reminders
  • Communicates with clients in order to process instructions from the date of filing and up until the issuance of the certificate
  • Issues invoices, follows up on unsettled invoices, posts invoices on-line in case e-billing is required, organizes invoices entries on spread sheets

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University Degree
  • Good command of English, French and Arabic
  • Good organizational, follow-up and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, learn quickly, exercise good judgment, demonstrate flexibility, maintain composure while working under pressure of interruptions and changing priorities with strict deadlines.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook (computer skills)

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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Spot and investigate cases of counterfeiting
  • Build and manage a network of informants in the market place
  • Identify and investigate prospect targets of traders in counterfeit products
  • Handle cases reported to us by our clients or by the authorities
  • Report and help manage such cases, following the firm’s anti-counterfeiting practices
  • Follow up and build good connections with the various officials/inspectors at the various authorities
  • Work with authorities in executing and applying all anti-counterfeiting measures   
  • Keep an eye on the anti-counterfeiting environment and report internally any changes in the landscape especially new procedures or new formalities etc…
  • Follow up on existing and future anti-counterfeiting files up till they are fully closed with the relevant authorities

 Skills/Qualifications:

  • University graduate or at least a holder of high school/secondary school qualification or equivalent
  • 2-3 years in a similar capacity in an IP firm, or relevant experience gained in a local authority such as law enforcement, consumer protection, customs etc…
  • Basic knowledge of brands, brands protection, and customs laws etc…
  • Good knowledge of local market
  • Proven knowledge of and relationship with relevant local authorities law enforcement, consumer protection, customs
  • Ability to establish relationship with key people within these local authorities and markets
  • Good command of both English and Arabic
  • Acceptable level of office application use (Outlook, Word,)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail
  • Social media knowledge is a plus

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Summary:

  • Reports to the Country Manager 
  • Interacts primarily with the operations staff to ensure operations are running smoothly
  • Interacts with the Business Development Team and Key Accounts Team as related to client/new client needs

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Supports all operational issues through consultation
  • Manages client complaints and needs
  • Plays a key role in the development and maintaining of the IPMS system
  • Provides training for new and transfer staff
  • Prepares argument letters
  • Responsible for all opposition and counterstatements up to and including trademark and patent hearings
  • Liaisons with clients and Ministries as needed
  • Conducts trademark and patent bulletin watch notices
  • Conducts trademark and patent searches
  • Handles all conditional and rejection decisions
  • Performs translation of legal texts (English-Arabic and vice versa)

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University degree, preferably in law or applied sciences.
  • 4 - 6 years of relevant experience
  • Direct supervisory experience
  • Exceptional attention to details
  • Fluent in spoken and written Arabic and English
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for management, training and delegation
  • Proficient in the use of office applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat)

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Job Summary:

  • Attends to the queries of the clients regarding legal enforcement matters for various IP rights in Morocco and for Moroccan clients across the world.

Duties /Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal advice and recommends a course of action on how to tackle infringement/ counterfeit matters
  • Manages, coordinates and monitors legal enforcement cases on various IP matters
  • Prepares day-to-day correspondences and reports to clients
  • Translates documents when needed
  • Liaises with external lawyers and Saba branches to obtain their feedback on infringement cases and maintain the appropriate follow-up
  • Reviews IP related agreements such as licensing, franchise, master development, copyright agreements, etc.
  • Prepares annual audit reports for clients pertaining to legal matters handled by the firm
  • Drafts final opposition briefs for filing at the TMO
  • Drafts counter-statements against adverse party’s responses
  • Drafts contestation against the TMO decisions on the oppositions
  • Reviews the warning letters draft before being sent to the counterparts, and supervise their follow up

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Good command French, English and Arabic
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good analytical skills

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Duties /Responsibilities:

  • Provides legal advice and recommends a course of action on how to tackle infringement/ counterfeit matters in the MENA region
  • Participate in the management of legal enforcement cases on various IP matters
  • Prepares day-to-day correspondences and reports to clients
  • Translates documents when needed
  • Conducts trademark, patent, copyright research pertaining to the origin and background of their registered owner
  • Conducts research on counterfeit items/products.
  • Liaises with external lawyers and Saba branches to obtain their feedback on infringement cases and maintain the appropriate follow-up
  • Reviews IP related agreements such as licensing, franchise, master development, copyright agreements, etc.
  • Prepares annual audit reports for clients pertaining to legal matters handled by the firm

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Team player

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Job Summary:

Handles all the operational functions related to the protection of the clients’ IP rights

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Handles all jobs related to the registration, renewals, recordals (assignments, mergers, change of name and address), oppositions, cancellation actions, etc. of IP matters
  • Communicates and coordinates with agents on all operational procedures
  • Provides clients with regular status reports related to the registration, renewal, etc. of the trademark, patent or design application
  • Conducts research when necessary and provides advice on all IP matters, e.g. registration, objections, retention, etc.
  • Maintains vast knowledge of important clients' businesses, competition, and latest industry news and trends
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor
  • Interacts with all internal departments (e.g. Business Development, Key Accounts, Enforcement, Watch and Clearance, Credit, Accounts, etc.) and Saba branches to coordinate and to understand business objectives

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • University Degree
  • 1-2 years of work experience
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good analytical skills
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to work independently and effectively, learn quickly, exercise good judgment, demonstrate flexibility, maintain composure while working under pressure of interruptions and changing priorities with strict deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook

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Job summary: 

  • Translates documents from and into English and Arabic to deliver high-quality translations
  • Coordinates assigned translation tasks to guarantee handling and delivery of translations

Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Translates different types of legal and other general and specialized documents from and into English and Arabic
  • Handles assigned translation tasks                                                 
  • Verifies translated documents
  • Contributing to the development and growth of the translation process
  • Working in a team environment and taking part in translation projects
  • Collaborating with other departments to enable Saba & Co. IP to provide high quality and seamless translation processes

Skills/Qualifications:                                           

  • BA in Translation
  • 1-2 years of experience in Translation
  • Excellent speaking, reading and writing skills in English and Arabic
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills
  • Familiarity with the intellectual property field is a plus

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Job Summary:

Supports the business development team office through performing administrative tasks, such as correspondence, gathering client information, and responding to client's queries (quotations, proposals).

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responds to client's queries in a timely manner (quotations for trademarks, patents, designs and other intellectual property information).
  • Provides Saba & Co. IP offices with requested quotations pertaining to the registration of trademarks in any part of the world
  • Gathers updated fees and document requirements from all Saba & Co. IP offices and makes sure the same are updated in the Business Development  public folder
  • Assists in researching about clients, by gathering information from different sources (BOA, COBRA, IPMS, CTM, WIPO and SPTO websites)
  • Sends the firm’s directories to specific clients as requested by management
  • Researches for new clients (leads)
  • Assists in preparing for International conferences by organizing the data / information in excel sheets

 Skills/Qualifications:

  • University Degree
  • Good command of Arabic and English  (French is a plus)
  • Analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook
  • 1-3 years of experience

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Responsibilities

  • Understand user requirements so as to identify and plan for development, and or upgrade of suitable software / application solutions
  • Provide evaluation, advice and guidance on the proposed implementations of new systems ensuring technical compatibility and stability as well as providing advice
  • Define and model new or enhancements to current systems and applications and demonstrate the value of such enhancements in terms of requirements, feasibility, compatibility and suitability
  • Define data structures and distribution to satisfy the application solution
  • Create, maintain, & optimize database objects including SQL statements, views, functions, and stored procedures
  • Develop and maintain applications, websites and databases using the required programming and coding (ASP.Net, C#, JQuery, Bootstrap, SQL)
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable mobile applications for Android and iOS.
  • Help support reporting features of the Data Warehouse using reporting and business intelligence tools such as SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Design and develop complex interfaces between applications, the third party & the in-house applications using different integration techniques
  • Perform patch and new-version releases to test, staging and production interface environments
  • Perform application and /or  system testing on newly developed or enhanced applications (such as integration, regression, load and end-to-end testing)
  • Participate in application support and/or user support as and when required
  • SharePoint, CRM development is a plus
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with users and other teams within the IT Department and external IT service providers in order to ensure the ongoing delivery and development of high quality service

Experience

  • 3-6 years of relevant experience, 2-3 years should be in a similar position / responsibility
  • Well exposed to industry standards and best practices in business analysis, delivery methodology and project management (preferably)

Education

  • Bachelor degree of Science in Computer Science/ Software Engineering / Computer Engineering

Job Specific Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in:
    • ASP.Net
    • VB.Net / C#
    • SQL
    • Android / iOS

Other skills

  • Good command of Arabic and English
  • Good analytical and planning skills
  • Good time management silks
  • Good teamwork skills

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Responsibilities

  • Understand user requirements so as to identify and plan for development, and or upgrade of suitable software / application solutions
  • Provide evaluation, advice and guidance on the proposed implementations of new systems ensuring technical compatibility and stability as well as providing advice
  • Define and model new or enhancements to current systems and applications and demonstrate the value of such enhancements in terms of requirements, feasibility, compatibility and suitability
  • Define data structures and distribution to satisfy the application solution
  • Develop and maintain applications, web sites and databases using the required programming and coding
  • Design and develop complex interfaces between applications, the third party & the in-house applications using different integration techniques
  • Perform patch and new-version releases to test, staging and production interface environments
  • Perform application and /or  system testing on newly developed or enhanced applications (such as integration, regression, load and end-to-end testing)
  • Participate in application support and/or user support as and when required
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with users and other teams within the IT Department and external IT service providers in order to ensure the ongoing delivery and development of high quality services

Experience

  • 3-6 years of relevant experience, 2-3 years should be in a similar position / responsibility
  • Well exposed to industry standards and best practices in business analysis, delivery methodology and project management (preferably)

Education

  • Bachelor degree of Science in Computer Science/ Software Engineering / Computer Engineering

Job Specific Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in:
    • ASP.Net
    • VB.Net
    • SQL
    • Android/iOS

Other skills

  • Good command of Arabic and English
  • Good analytical and planning skills
  • Good time management silks
  • Good teamwork skills

Apply