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Legal Officer (Intellectual Property) (at the rank of Executive Officer)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 499844
Work type: Full-time
Department: Technology Transfer Office (99110)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Legal Officer (Intellectual Property) (at the rank of Executive Officer) in the Technology Transfer Office (Ref.: 499844) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a University degree in Science/Engineering/Law or a related discipline with at least 2 years’ solid experience as a secretary/paralegal.  They should have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua); sound knowledge of Intellectual Property (IP); and hands-on experience in patent prosecution.  They should also be conscientious, mature, hard-working, and a good team player and fast learner with the ability to work independently. 

The appointee will assist in handling IP matters including filing, docketing, and managing IP portfolio; recording bibliographic details and monitoring deadlines; monitoring patent expenditure; coordinating with internal and external parties; and performing other administrative work as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Closes April 8, 2020.

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