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Intellectual Property Assistant – Patents

Location : Head Office - Lebanon

Job Summary:

Supports all operational functions related to the Patents Department

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Supports all jobs related to the registration, renewals, recordals (assignments, mergers, change of name and address), oppositions, cancellation actions, etc. of patent matters
  • Communicates and coordinates with agents on all operational procedures
  • Prepares status reports related to the registration, renewal, etc. of patent portfolios
  • Conducts research when necessary and provides reports and summaries on the department’s statistics
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor
  • Supports invoicing and payments issued for and for the Patents Department
  • 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 (preferred)
  • 1-2 years of experience in a professional (office) setting
  • Good command of English and Arabic. French is a plus
  • Good analytical, organizational and communication 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
  • Ability to work effectively in an open office environment
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office & Outlook and comfortable working on computers in general
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