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Senior Legal Counsel - IP Focus (Chemical / Energy Sector)

Job Title: Senior Legal Counsel - IP Focus (Chemical / Energy Sector)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kwun Tong
Industry: Legal & Company Secretarial
Reference: 56450_1715825876
Contact Name: Christina Lau
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Job Description

About The Client
Our client is an industry leader investing into the BioTechnology space. They are now hiring a Senior Legal Counsel (IP specialisation) as an addition to the Legal & Business Affairs team.

About The Role
Reporting into the General Counsel, you will be a seasoned IP specialist in the Chemical / Energy field:

  • Held responsible for full IP matters, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets
  • Implement and ensure a comprehensive IP strategy is in place aligning with business objectives, also identify business opportunities for innovation and protection
  • Manage the end to end IP registration and maintenance processes, liaising with external parties involved, and handle related actions and administrative processes as required
  • Monitor and enforce IP rights across the business; identifying and addressing potential risks and take legal actions as appropriate
  • Review and negotiate IP-related documents e.g. licensing agreements, technology transfer agreements, JV agreements, R&D agreements etc
  • Support with other general corporate matters including reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts and agreements, whereby ensuring compliance standards


- Qualified lawyer with PQE 10+ (admitted in HK / commonwealth jurisdictions)
- Prior IP experience gained from international law firms or in-house MNC environment (candidates with relevant experience gained from pure law firms will also be considered)
- Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related field will be an advantage
- Familiar with chemical or energy sector will help excel in this role
- Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Chinese
- Travel will be required for this role
- Open for this role to be based in Hong Kong or Singapore

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Christina Lau at +852 3180 4934 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.

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