Technical Officer (Intellectual Property)

Job level Entry
Work exp No work experience
Professional Qualification Master degree (or above) with research experience in biology, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, engineer or a related field
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Sheung Wan
Employment type Full Time
Benefits MPF
Industry Engineering / Technical Services (Electrical / Electronic / Mechanical / Other)
Job function Legal / Professional Services > Paralegal / Legal support
Published On 26/04/2019

We are seeking a person with the following qualifications as Technical Officer (Intellectual Property):

  • Master degree (or above) with research experience in biology, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, engineering or a related field;
  • Interest in learning intellectual property law;
  • Competency in speaking and writing both English and Chinese; ability to read both traditional and simplified Chinese a plus; and
  • Willingness to learn & work diligently.

 

Responsibilities include assisting professional staff in:

  • Preparing and filing patent application documents;
  • Prosecution of patent applications;
  • Translation of technical documents and legal instruments;
  • Preparing opinion work, etc.

 

We are an Intellectual Property (IP) development office based in Hong Kong. We work closely with an affiliated law firm in New York that offers a full range of IP and related corporate services. Candidates for this position will be exposed to trainings in areas such as patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, technology transfer, IP litigation, corporate financing, M&A and other cross-border transactions. We expect the candidate to be mature, self-motivated, diligent and a team-player. The candidate will be working closely with attorneys, patent agents and entrepreneurs from the U.S., P.R.C. and beyond.

 

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