Senior IP Consultant with focus on trademark law
12/10/2020

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company, Consultancy
Legal subjects: IP/IT/Media
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: LexGO12/10-I

We are looking for an experienced Consultant who will be responsible for his/her own practice, to strengthen our team. It is your challenge to maintain and expand this practice. The Belgian team consists of 15 colleagues and the atmosphere can be described as ambitious, accessible and not hierarchical. In this role you report to the Managing Director. 

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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 when infringements occur. 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

Senior Intellectual Property Consultant (IP) with focus on trademark law (Brussels)


We are looking for an experienced Consultant who will be responsible for his/her own practice, to strengthen our team. It is your challenge to maintain and expand this practice. The Belgian team consists of 15 colleagues and the atmosphere can be described as ambitious, accessible and not hierarchical. In this role you report to the Managing Director. 

You have at least seven years of experience as a legal IP attorney and are ready for the next step in your career. You know how important it is for a company to build a strong brand strategy. You will therefore respond quickly and fully to clients' questions and above all take the time to advise and assist them thoroughly. Like no one else you understand the importance of a good client relationship and networking at corporate events. 

These are your main challenges:

  • Knowledgeable experience: to-the-point advice to our clients 
     
  • Customer satisfaction: a good understanding of the current and future IP needs of the customer
     
  • High Performance Culture: contribute to the good performance and knowledge of the entire team
     
  • Financial: increase of the turnover of the allocated customer portfolio
     
  • Commercial: you actively participate in the growth of our office
     

You are responsible for:

  • Advising our clientsregarding IP strategies and in the management of their IP portfolio
     
  • Assisting our clients in all legal matters in the field of IP, such as conducting trademark searches and defining the territorial and substantive scope of trademark protection, handling litigation files and oppositions and drafting appeals and defenses
     
  • Identifying the wishes and needs of clients and translating these into concrete, pragmatic and business-oriented advice
     
  • Developing the client relationship through up-selling and cross-selling activities
     
  • Representing Novagraaf at IP conferences, webinars, delivering publications and giving presentations to clients, professionals and industry organizations.
  • You are a lawyer with a specialization in IP or equivalent work experience

  • You have worked for seven years or more in an IP consulting firm or in a law office in the IP/trademark law department

  • You are proactive, commercially skilled, flexible and know how to set priorities

  • Excellent knowledge of Dutch and English spoken and written, sufficient knowledge of French for conducting conversations with clients and colleagues

  • You enjoy working in a team

  • Your own practice with a large diversity of clients

  • A full-time job and the possibility to work flexibly

  • An attractive salary package

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

  • The Brussels office is easy to reach by public transport, bike or car

Interested?

Then we would like to receive your motivation letter with CV. You can send it to Ingrid Mennens, Head of Novagraaf Belgium (i.mennens@novagraaf.com) and to our recruiter Peter Elsemans (peter.elsemans2@telenet.be). Please mention the reference LexGO12/10-I.

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