Paralegal – Kuwait Office

Job Summary: Attends to the queries of the clients regarding legal enforcement matters for various IP rights in multijurisdictional areas.

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
  • Conducts trademark, patent, copyright research pertaining to the origin and background of their registered owner
  • Conducts domain name research and searches for counterfeit items promoted online
  • Liaises with external lawyers and company 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 company
  • Drafts and reviews warning letters before being sent to counterparts, and supervises their follow-up
  • Prepares and files complaints before the government authorities (Municipality, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Customs etc.)

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • 2-4 years of experience in the legal field, preferably in IP
  • Good command of English and Arabic
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Resident of Kuwait