Assistant IP Manager – Qatar Office

Job 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


  • 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
  • Liaises 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)


  • University degree, preferably in law or applied sciences and relevant 5+ years IP 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)