SpicyIP Jobs

1. In house Attorney at Avaya India Private Limited.

Company Profile

Avaya India, a spin of AT&T Bell Labs and Lucent, is a leading global provider of business communications software and systems. Avaya designs, builds and manages
communications networks for more than one million businesses worldwide, including
more than 90 percent of the Fortune 500 Companies.

Job Description

The ideal candidate is expected to have a minimum of three to eight years of experience
practicing law in India, with a strong emphasis on intellectual property matters preferably with a software background or industry related experience.


Supporting the company intellectual property strategy; Experience in open source software; Maintaining internal systems for procuring patents trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets; screening inventions; establishing procedures concerning; employee agreements; developing systems for licensing company technology; drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and technology licensing agreements.

2. Plesser Fellowship from the Centre for Democracy and Technology

The law firm of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary has established a public
interest fellowship at the Center for Democracy & Technology (“CDT”) in
honor of Ron Plesser, a senior partner at the firm who died suddenly in the
fall of 2004.

CDT works to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the
digital age. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT engages in a
variety of strategies to enhance free expression and privacy, including
advocacy, public education and research. CDT works on legislation,
participates, participates in agency rulemakings, engages in litigation, and
fosters consensus building among public interest and private sector

The Plesser Fellow will work on projects offering an opportunity to exercise leadership, and will participate in the organization’s legal and public policy activities, in
order to provide the fellow with a strong foundation upon which to pursue a
public interest legal career in the privacy, civil liberties and Internet
policy field. For more information, go to www.ronplesserfellowship.org.

3. Hot Legal Jobs in China

Hudson, a leading recruiter of legal positions has requirements for the following openings:

(a) IP lawyer for a top tier UK & US firm

Job Description and Candidate Profile:

Has extensive experience in PRC intellectual property laws and procedure

Has gained such experience at a leading local or international firm in China and will have experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters. Candidates who have experience in patents will be much preferred and experience of litigating (or supervising litigation of) patents in China will be advantageous.

Has a broad base of China experience gained from FDI and general China work, and be able and willing to work on and general corporate/commercial and FDI matters as and when required as well as technology transfer and licenses.

An excellent academic background is a pre-requisite and a scientific background would be preferable

• Based in Shanghai or Beijing

• Excellent written & spoken English and Chinese

• 2+ years PQE with leading international or local firm

• Attractive remuneration package offered

(b) IP counsel for a leading Fortune 500 group

Job Description and Candidate Profile

Provide counsel and services on intellectual property (IP) matters to the company in China and work with colleagues at other locations on matters and projects to secure and protect IP rights and derive value from same for the company; to provide counsel as to the scope of inventions to be patented, including technical review of scope and designing and preparing description of examples; to evaluate competitive patent activity and provide counsel on right to practice or infringement issues and etc

B.S. degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or a related technical field, preference given to candidates with Patent Agent Qualification Certificate in PRC, at least 2+ years experience in patent case drafting and prosecution, freedom to practice opinions and client counseling Based in Shanghai , Putonghua (Mandarin) speaker is a must

Attractive remuneration package offered

Interested Candidates may contact Lillian Tang , at

[email protected]

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