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We are looking for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join our office in Uzbekistan.

Responsibilities:

• Creating and maintaining prosecution records in database;
• Preparing, filing and prosecuting trademark, patent, or other IPR applications, including handling of office actions;
• Handling recordal of changes before local IPO;
• Maintaining IP rights (renewals, annuities);
• Assisting in portfolio integration;
• Translating texts from local language into English and vice versa;
• Handling general administrative duties such as: managing electronic calendars; scheduling meetings, appointments, conference calls; distributing incoming and outgoing mail, faxes;
• Maintaining office supplies;
• Providing direct support to the entire office.

Requirements:

• College degree;
• Excellent and professional command of English language (both written and verbal);
• Excellent and professional command of Russian and Uzbek language (both written and verbal);
• Two years of related experience would be an advantage;
• High sense of responsibility;
• High level of accuracy and attention to details;
• Good time management skills and ability to prioritize and utilize resources as available;
• Strong computer skills, at least Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Please send your CV and cover letter in English to employment@petosevic.com no later than Friday, July 27, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We are also looking for a Trademark Paralegal to join our Russian office.

Responsibilities:
• Creating and maintaining prosecution records in the database;
• Preparing, filing and prosecuting trademark applications, including handling office actions;
• Handling recordal of changes before the local IPO;
• Maintaining IP rights;
• Assisting in portfolio integration;
• Translating texts from local language into English and vice versa.

Skills & Requirements:
• College or University degree;
• Excellent and professional command of English (both written and spoken);
• Experience as a Paralegal and/or in the intellectual property field would be an advantage;
• Detail oriented;
• High sense of responsibility;
• Ability to work independently and manage various projects with minimal supervision;
• Good time management skills and ability to prioritize and utilize resources as available;
• Strong computer skills, at least Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Please send your CV and cover letter in English to employment@petosevic.com. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

We are also looking looking for an Associate with significant experience in intellectual property rights protection to join our Ukrainian office.

Responsibilities:
• Advising clients on IP protection and enforcement strategies;
• Preparing and filing writs for the courts or local administrations;
• Representing clients before Courts and Enforcement authorities;
• Performing and supervising investigations;
• Handling Customs matters: preparing and filing applications for Customs watching, reporting seizures and handling any further actions related to seizures;
• Handling oppositions, cancellation, revocation actions, or any other contentious actions before local administrations;
• Responding to questionnaires and producing legal opinions for various IP forums and organizations.

Requirements:
• Law School University degree;
• Admission to Bar;
• Capacity to represent IP right holders before the Courts and Enforcement authorities;
• Excellent command of English language (both written and spoken);
• Minimum 5 years of experience in the Intellectual Property field;
• Detail oriented;
• High sense of responsibility;
• Ability to work independently and manage various projects;
• Good time management skills and ability to prioritize and utilize resources as available;
• Strong computer skills, not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Please send your CV and cover letter in English to employment@petosevic.com. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.