IP Lawyer/Trade Mark Attorney

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  • Join a growing commercial law firm
  • Client contact, hit the ground running, lots of responsibility
  • Innovative, constantly evolving and inclusive law firm

The Firm

Our client is a growing boutique commercial law firm. The firm acts for a broad mix of clients eg SMEs, start-ups, creatives, larger corporations, high net worth individuals. This law firm prides itself on the quality of the work, their innovative approach to legal services and their outstanding and collaborative working culture.

Due to a strong pipeline of work, new clients and new instructions our client is looking for an experienced Intellectual Property Lawyer or Trade Mark Attorney with at least 2 years post admission experience.

The Role

This role will see you dealing with a portfolio of local and international clients and on a day to day basis, you will be dealing with searches, registrations, prosecutions, oppositions, renewals, infringement actions.

You will also be conducting due diligence searches, conducting trade mark clearance searches, processing correspondence from IP Australia (IPA) and other trade mark offices, including the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) and WIPO, drafting and lodging trade mark examination responses, preparing and filing design applications.

You will work closely with the partner but you will also have your own clients and files to run. Your intellectual property/trade marks experience will go from strength to strength at this law firm.

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate will have:

  • at least 2 years pae experience in the area of IP or be a Trade Mark Attorney
  • attention to detail
  • commercial nous
  • a passion for the area of intellectual property/trade marks
  • the ability to think outside of the box
  • the ability to work under pressure and manage competing priorities
  • a team focus
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • client focus and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work independently
  • energy and ambition

Culture & Benefits

On offer is a competitive salary package and flexible working arrangements. Our client's culture is friendly, supportive and the partners are dedicated to developing their lawyers. Our client's culture is not an appearance hours culture.

Other benefits include assistance with post graduate studies, paid professional memberships, the ability to salary sacrifice, the ability to purchase extra annual leave, the opportunity to be involved in pro bono matters, access to seminars and continuing education programmes (both internal and external).

Join a law firm that is continually growing and evolving.


For a confidential discussion regarding this role or to explore other career opportunities please contact:

Marianna Tuccia BA, LLB
Ref No: MT19442
Email: marianna.tuccia@empiregroup.com.au
Phone: 0422 671 673

Please send your CV in Microsoft Word format. Applications close 19 June 2021. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.