Intellectual Property Paralegal
12/10/2020

Region: Brussels, East Flanders
Function: Paralegal
Environnement: Consultancy
Legal subjects: IP/IT/Media
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO12/10-II

To strengthen our team we are looking for an experienced IP Paralegal. It is your challenge to contribute to the development of the firm by monitoring the portfolios of our clients and providing efficient support to one or more IP Consultants.

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Novagraaf is a global player in the field of Intellectual Property protection. Whether it concerns trademarks, patents or designs, we advise on protection, manage rights all over the world, identify abuses and act decisively in case of infringement. We have 16 offices in five European countries and sales offices in the U.S., China and Japan. Our 350 specialists work to meet the challenges of tomorrow, nationally and internationally. We offer you a unique environment in which you can work on the most beautiful and strongest brands on a daily basis.

For our office in Belgium we are looking for a

Experienced Intellectual Property Paralegal (IP) 


To strengthen our team we are looking for an experienced IP Paralegal. It is your challenge to contribute to the development of the firm by monitoring the portfolios of our clients and providing efficient support to one or more IP Consultants. Your carefulness, sense of responsibility, knowledge of languages and organizational talent add a lot to the team. The Belgian team consists of 15 colleagues and the atmosphere can be described as ambitious, accessible and non-hierarchical. Personal growth and development of your potential is encouraged. 

You have knowledge in IP and especially trademark law and manage files independently. You have a good knowledge of administrative and legal procedures. Like no other you know how to set priorities and create an overview. Planning, organizing, structuring and holding tight deadlines is no problem for you. You can work independently and are ready for a new challenge. 

  • You will assist the IP Consultants in the preparation of IP projects such as new registrations, renewals and recordals. You execute these on your own and monitor their progress

  • You have an insight into the full IP portfolio of our clients and keep track of its status in our database

  • You will answer complex procedural questions, prepare the correspondence to our clients and instruct our foreign agents

  • You also support the IP Consultants with legal content

  • A completed bachelor's degree, preferably in law or legal studies

  • A minimum of 7 years relevant work experience as a paralegal in IP 

  • Skilled with MS office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English languages in word and writing.French is a plus

  • You are independent, accurate and structured and know how to set priorities

  • Affinity with Intellectual Property Law

  • A full-time job. We are prepared to discuss the option to work flexibly, i.e. to partially work from home or the satellite office in Melle.

  • An attractive salary and extralegal package complemented with interesting terms and conditions of employment

  • A pleasant and open corporate culture where personal growth is stimulated


The Brussels office is easily accessible by public transport, car or bike.

Interested?

Then we would like to receive your motivation letter with CV. You can send these to Ingrid Mennens, Head of Novagraaf Belgium (i.mennens@novagraaf.com) and our recruiter Peter Elsemans (peter.elsemans2@telenet.be). Please mention the reference LexGO-12/10-II.

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