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Intellectual Property Legal Counsel (9-12 months FTC)

Intellectual Property Legal Counsel (9-12 months FTC)

  • About the Firm: Sky UK is a British telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom. Sky provides television and broadband Internet services, fixed line and mobile telephone services to consumers and businesses in the United Kingdom. It is the UK's largest pay-TV broadcaster with 11 million customers as of 2015.
  • About the role: Sky’s legal department is a fantastic place to work. The in-house IP team is an award-winning specialist legal team and we are regarded as trusted partners of the business functions we support.
  • Looking for: We are looking to secure your all-round experience of contentious and non-contentious IP law including in patents and designs as well as trade-marks
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include, but not be limited to, advising on the use of Sky’s brands and assisting with trade mark clearance. Additionally, you will manage trade mark opposition, revocation and invalidity actions by third parties against Sky’s marks and by Sky against third party marks.
  • And more: You will have Specialist Knowledge; Intellectual property, trade mark protection and enforcement, understanding of patent and design protection and licensing, understanding of copyright, breach of confidence and other IP rights.