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Job Summary:

Supports the Manager with the business development through performing administrative tasks, such as researching for new clients (leads), correspondence, gathering client information, and responding to client's queries (quotations, proposals).

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responding to client's queries in a timely manner (quotations for trademarks, patents, designs and other intellectual property information)
  • Gathering updated fees and document requirements from associates
  • Assisting in researching about clients by gathering information from different sources
  • Researching for new clients (leads)
  • Assisting in preparing for client visitations

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
  • 3+ years of experience

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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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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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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Transcribes data from a source document into a local database
  • Identifies errors in the process if any
  • Verifies recorded information to ensure accuracy and completeness of the data
  • Performs all other tasks and duties as related or assigned

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Good research skills
  • Very good computer knowledge
  • Disciplined, enthusiastic and resilient personality
  • Accuracy in work
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • High school degree or equivalent

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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Issues invoices, proformas and credit notes
  • Corresponds with clients and replies to their requests on invoice matters
  • Issuing invoices in line with the schedule of fees for each country
  • Making sure the invoices are in line with the discounted charges for specific clients
  • Liaising with the offices in case of charges discrepancies
  • Corresponding with clients and replying to their requests on invoices’ matters
  • Auditing the charges set by the invoicing system and to liaising with IT in case of errors

 
Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • 2-3 years of experience in Invoicing, Accounts Receivable, or Accounting
  • Good communication skills
  • Good command of English (French is a plus)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

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Job Summary:

Handles the management of portfolios of key clients.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides advice on the registration, selection, use and retention of trademarks
  • Monitors the intellectual property portfolio of key clients and prepares regular reports and updates
  • Maintains vast knowledge of key clients' businesses, competition, and latest industry news and trends
  • Assists in the preparation of the account objectives and action plans and reports on its implementation
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Interacts with Business Development and Key Accounts teams to understand business objectives and user goals

Skills/Qualifications:

  • University degree
  • Excellent command of English
  • Good analytical skills
  • 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

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Job summary:

Identify, qualify and secure business opportunities by cultivating and maintaining mutually beneficial business relationships with current and potential clients – mainly patent clients.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares business development strategies tailored to the targeted customer by researching the client and providing him with solutions
  • Coordinates and attends international conferences to meet with clients and follow up on any potential business opportunities
  • Targets clients by visiting them in their offices, building a business relationship and following up on quotation sent
  • Initiates contact with potential clients by providing them with analysis in the region

 Skills/Qualifications:

  • 4-5 years of experience in Scientific or Engineering field with Marketing/Sales as a plus
  • University degree in Natural Sciences or Engineering
  • Good command of English, French and Arabic (additional languages are a plus)
  • Research & Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Problem solving 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

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