IP Attorney - 2+PQE - Beijing
Position: Firm wants a mid level associate (2+ year PQE) for the IP group of their China practice. They are looking for someone who has experience in PRC intellectual property laws and procedure, in particular in the Life Sciences and/or TMT areas (Life Sciences includes pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and consumer healthcare). The ideal candidate will have gained such experience at a local or international firm in China and will have experience in contentious and/or non-contentious matters (e.g. IP collaboration and licensing transactions). Experience of being involved in litigating (or the supervision of litigation of) patents is useful (but not essential). An excellent academic background is a pre-requisite and a scientific background would be preferable. Candidates must be fluent in Mandarin and be able to read/write Chinese and have a fluent level of English. Candidates should also be willing to work on commerical litigation and arbitration, as well as general corporate/commercial and FDI matters.
Company: Within the firm, intellectual property is a key practice area and great importance is attached to the further development of their IP capabilities around the world. The IP practice is part of the Dispute Resolution group that incorporates IP, commerical litigation and competition groups. Legal500 recognizes it as an all-around firm that offers customized solutions to its clients.
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