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Specialist - Trademarks

Job Id:  1474
City: 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Department:  Global IP
Function:  Regulatory, Research and Development
Employee Type:  Permanent Full Time
Seniority Level:  Associate
Description: 

About UPL:

UPL is focused on emerging as a premier global provider of total crop solutions designed to secure the world’s long-term food supply. Winning farmers' hearts across the globe, while leading the way with innovative products and services that make agriculture sustainable, UPL is the fastest-growing company in the industry. Our successes in the field add up to powerful financials. UPL delivers results from protecting crops that translate into attractive investor value. Based on the recognition that humankind is one community, UPL’s overarching commitment is to improve areas of its presence, workplace, and customer engagement.

 

Our purpose isOpenAg’. An agriculture network that feeds sustainable growth for all. No limits, no borders.

 

Job Summary: UPL is seeking a Specialist – Trademarks to join the Global Trademarks team who can handle Global Trademarks matters. This includes search opinions, handling examinations, oppositions, cancellations, coordinating litigations.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Work closely with all internal verticals on trademark-related matters
  • Perform trademark search
  • Trademark watch for opposition matters
  • Trademark status reports for business
  • Managing application through Madrid system 
  • Trademark portfolio management (Invoice Assistance, Documentation Assistance such as POA signatures, legalization, etc.,)
  • Convey and draft instructions to foreign counsel related to trademark matters.
  • Coordinates and supervise outside counsel to assure deadlines are met.,

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 6- 8 years of experience in Trademark and Copyright law
  • LLB; from a premier institute
  • Understanding of different software related to IP management & case law research
  • The candidate must have experience working on India matters, and also exposure to other country trademark management will be preferable
  • Knowledge of Madrid applications
  • Experience in working with diverse cultures will be valuable.
  • Experience of working in an agile, fast-paced work environment will be valuable

 

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

BUSINESS ACUMEN: The individual in this role must understand business priorities and translate them into an agenda that supports the business as it grows. 

RESULTS ORIENTATION: Strong capability in focusing on tasks and results to achieving goals, solving problems, maintaining productivity, and making fast decisions by using a critical thinking approach.

CUSTOMER FOCUS – Ability to building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

INTERPERSONAL IMPACT - Ability to bring together divergent views, develop consensus, and maintain credibility skill at building networks and an ability to engage with people from other parts of the world.

RESOURCEFULNESS – Identifying, Securing & Deploying resources effectively & efficiently (People, funds, infrastructure) to accomplish a goal