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Trade Mark Attorney - Part Time

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own 

 

AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit www.AGCOcorp.com for more information.

 

 

Trade Mark Attorney
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Part-time position: 22.5 hours per week

 


An opportunity has arisen to join the Legal team, working as an Trade Mark Attorney (part-time).
 

Job Summary

 

       To support the Global IP function in relation to trade mark and related matters across AGCO with particular emphasis on extracting value through clearance and protection of relevant trade mark rights (including opposing third party rights as appropriate), asserting those rights against competitors, defending AGCO from assertions by competitors and general counselling to the AGCO group of companies in relation to trade marks and related matters.
 


Job Responsibilities

 

You will be expected to provide commercially focused advice, in particular

  • Advising group businesses in relation to the protection and enforcement of their trade marks, designs and copyright, unfair competition law, custom seizure matters and filing strategies
  • Filing and prosecuting applications before the UKIPO and WIPO, as well as working with overseas associates on applications worldwide
  • Advising and assisting with contentious issues (oppositions, revocation and invalidation proceedings, takedown requests, cease and desist matters)
  • Ongoing portfolio management advice across the trade mark life cycle

The role offers a high degree of autonomy, working with internal customers and foreign attorneys from the outset.  A flexible, hybrid working policy will help you fit work around your life and commitments.  We are happy to consider newly or nearly qualified attorneys, as well as those with more experience, for this role.

 

Candidates should have:

  • Chartered UK Trade Mark Attorney (CITMA) or equivalent

 


Your perspective: 
 

Be part of our UK office which supports AGCOs Europe, Africa and Middle East Region and is located on beautiful parkland setting in Warwickshire. State of the art offices provide a pleasant working environment and all the facilities you would expect from a progressive global organisation.  

 

We have over 30 nationalities working within our UK Operation to support our customers’ global needs.  AGCO is an exciting Company with a rapidly changing and growing environment and attaches great importance to the provision of continuous personal learning and development. 

  

 

We offer the following benefits: 

 

  • Basic salary:  £Competitive
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (20%)
  • Company car scheme
  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)
  • Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members
  • BUPA healthcare
  • 26 days holidays + statutory holidays
  • Holiday trading
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family
  • Online retail discount portal
  • On-site parking
  • On-site restaurant 

 

Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!

 

 


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