Inhouse
  • About the Firm: British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.
  • The Role: We are seeking to appoint an in-house Assistant Trade Marks Counsel to work in our London office.
  • Looking For: Among your myriad skills, we are looking to secure your detailed and practical working knowledge of IP laws including trade mark, copyright, competition, contract, commercial and data protection with aspiration to improve such knowledge; your good understanding of the principles of evidence; and your good skills in the analysis and interpretation of complex legal documents in particular, agreements witness statements and pleadings.
  • Opportunities: Among others, under supervision, your will be afforded the opportunity to provide a value-added service to central management functions and relevant business units; and to deliver solution-orientated advice and management on all aspects of trade mark related work, including clearance, protection, disputes, trade mark related contracts and corporate support (including M&A).
  • And More: Your principal accountabilities will include the selection and clearance of trade marks and reporting to business; and the prosecution of trade mark registrations and renewals.

British American Tobacco plc