Paralegal


General Information


Company:
Saba & Co. Intellectual Property
Job Type:
Legal
Location:
Lebanon - Beirut
Date Posted:
Nov 29, 2016
Salary:
Unspecified
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee
Gender:
Both

Description


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

Duties /Responsibilities:
• Provides legal advice and recommends a course of action on how to tackle infringement/ counterfeit matters in the MENA region
• 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 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

Skills/Qualifications:
• LLB in Law
• 2-4 years of experience
• Good command of English and Arabic
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Good organizational skills
• Good analytical skills
• Team player

Company Profile

Saba & Co. IP was founded in 1926 and today is a leading intellectual property firm with offices across the Middle East and North Africa. We are active in all areas of registration, prosecution and enforcement of intellectual property rights and provide the full range of legal and paralegal services.

The main practice areas of the Firm include:

Trademark, Patent and Copyright Protection
Trademark Watch
Anti-Counterfeit/Anti-Piracy Services
Litigation/legal Advisory Services
Domain Name Protection