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Legal Counsel - Morocco Office

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