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Clifford Chance

HKG - IP Paralegal, L&DR

We are currently looking to recruit an IP Paralegal to join our L&DR team. The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

  • significant experience in trademark and patent filing practices in major jurisdictions, particularly in HK and china;
  • trade mark and patent searches and pre-filing trade mark clearances in HK and China;
  • trade mark prosecution matters for Hong Kong and China, including advising on official actions (such as deficiency and citation reports, amendment notices), preparing recordals of licences and assignment etc.; 
  • conflict work including drafting of opposition and cancellation in HK and China;
  • general IP portfolio management including maintaining database and attending to renewals;
  • due diligence work including conducting relevant IP searches, reviewing IP documents and compiling search results;
  • domain name registration and maintenance, including liaising with the relevant registrars; and
  • Coordinating with external trade mark counsels for preparing filings outside Hong Kong.
  • 4-5 years of paralegal experience
  • Significant experience with PRC trademark is essential
  • Drafting submissions for PRC and HK is essential
  • Experience in data privacy would be an advantage
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise multiple projects, and
  • Experience in dealing with multiple constituencies in a demanding professional environment. 

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