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Intellectual Property Assistant – Patents – Kuwait Office

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
  • Attends to translation of legal documents
  • Prepares day-to-day correspondences and reports to clients
  • Communicates and coordinates with clients 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 & Arabic
  • 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
  • Resident of Kuwait
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